Today my travel club made a special Valentine's Day visit to Punchbowl Cemetery, Roundtop Drive, and the Pali Lookout. I set the pictures to extra large to capture the beauty of Hawaii.
|The greatest love of all is sacrifice.|
|Nadja wants to visit Guam, the setting of |
her current series.
|The day of infamy|
|The older brother died in the war while the younger survived.|
But they lie together in eternal rest.
|The 442 Infantry is the highest decorated unit from WWII.|
It was comprised of Japanese Americans, many from Hawaii.
|Wilfred died days after the atomic bomb.|
His wife lived another 65 years as his widow.
|Colonel Onizuka was born in Hawaii.|
|Ivy gives thanks at the reflecting pool.|
|A view of Diamond Head.|
|Hawaii's state flower blooms in the sunlight.|
|Next stop - Roundtop Drive and the Pu'u 'Ualaka'a |
State Wayside. The airport is located to the west.
Punchbowl is the white structure in the lower right
(an inch above the word Pu'u)
|Another view of Diamond Head.|
|Nadja and Ivy|
|Palms among the concrete jungle.|
|Next stop - Nu'uanu Pali Lookout|
Have you visited a historic cemetery? scenic drive? breathtaking lookout? One randomly selected commenter will win a book choice from my convention stash. Comments are open through Saturday, February 18, 10 pm in Hawaii. I'll post the winners on Sunday, February 19.
Kim in Hawaii
|Renee and Nadja are published authors.|
I'll spotlight them next week!