Sunday, June 3, 2012

Jane find inspiration FROM HERE TO ETERNITY

We have a winner from last week's blogs - Mary!   Jane continues her tour of Oahu, returning to Bellows Beach!

Above are the Mokulua Islands.

Bellows offers cabins for military families.
Hale is "house" and Makai is "towards sea"
so this VIP cabin is by the sea!
The beach is virtually empty on school days.

Jane sits in the shade to watch the sailboats!

Who could be on the sailboat?

Marianne Dashwood?  Lydia Bennet?

It's Ann Elliot and Captain Wentworth!
We took the coast road home,
stopping at the Halona Lookout ....

... famous for its beach scene in

The rugged coast is inspiring ...

... and powerful!

Do you have a favorite water activity - swimming?  scuba?  sailing?  watching the waves crash onto the beach?  One randomly selected commenter from this week's blogs wins a book choice from my convention stash.  This giveaway is open to all readers.  Comments are open through Saturday, June 9, 10 pm in Hawaii.  I'll post the winner on Sunday, June 10.


Kim in Hawaii

The lookout leads to Sandy Beach
which is popular with local families.


  1. Those beaches look so nice. My favorite water activitiy is snorkeling!

  2. I like to watch the waves.

  3. I love to walk the beach at night when it is quiet and there are few people.

  4. For me it's floating in my pool!

    Congrats Mary!

  5. I like sailing and watching the waves crash onto the beach.

  6. Congrats, Mary!

    I'm a wave watcher. I also like walking on the beach.

  7. Omg... so gorgeous. Hard to get scenary like this where I live.... But love watching the beach and just relaxing there...

  8. I've never been around much water so I am a watcher and walker lol.
    Congrats, Mary.

  9. I am not much of a water girl so my water activity is not really a activity , I love to sit and listen to water it has a calming effect on the world and if I have a good book in my hands while doing so even better !

  10. The one thing I do love is just looking at small waterfalls. Especially when it's cool during that day and the water runs into a little stream that you can sit by and stick your feet into.

  11. i cant do all of that activity arghh :(

  12. Really beautiful pictures Kim. I feel like I'm actually touring Hawaii. lol
    I love the sounds of waves breaking and waterfalls while I lay in a hammock or a beach chair.:)
    Carol L
    Lucky4750 (at) aol (dot) com

  13. Have not done those would love to

  14. Loved to swim until my Hawaii visit, when handed a spear--for the sting rays and sharks and eels. Paradise had only the Snake.