We have a winner from Sand Island - Elf wins a book choice from my convention stash.
We have a winner from the Culinary Wars - Debby receives the WHY HAWAII RIVALS PARIS gift box.
Plus I have four runner ups who win dried fruit - coconut, mango, or pineapple (winners can trade fruit for book choice from convention stash) - Black Roze, Katie Babs, Miss Kallie, and Johanna.
Renee and I were also winners today with our visit to the Aloha Stadium Swap Meet!
|I tried to buy fresh pineapple (right), |
but the vendor insisted we try the
Li hing mui pineapple (dried plum spice - left).
It was delicious but I still prefer the pineapple plain.
|Carved honu (tutle)|
|How about a hula girl?|
|Trouble with spelling (twice)|
|Aloha print luggage|
|Aloha Pua'a (pig)|
|Hanging baskets made of puka shells|
|Aloha shirts in every pattern|
|Tiki gods in every size|
|Tshirts in every color|
|Surf board magnets|
|Singing frogs ....|
|... in every color.|
|Hawaiian Flat Bottles at|
|The bottles can be used as a |
wall decoration or serving dish.
|Even Hello Kitty is flattened!|
We also met the uber talented Tom Yim from Photography of Hawaii. I invited him to join me for an interview in the future as he is worth his own post!
To whet your appetite of his work, check out these links:
- North Shore' at this link.
- Waikiki Beach at this link.
- Diamond Head at this link.
Have you found a treasure at a swap meet, garage sale, or even thrift shop? One randomly selected commenter will win two treats from the Swap Meet - a pineapple magnet and choice of coin purse (see below). Comments are open to all readers. Comments are open through Saturday, February 18, 10 pm in Hawaii. I'll post the winner on Sunday, February 19.
Kim in Hawaii