:Aloha Friday, Aloha Tower Marketplace:

8.21.2009











Keith and I headed to Aloha Tower to pick up some lunch. Since we hadn't been there in a while I decided to tote along my camera and managed to get several shots on the grounds. We saw fish in the water, some coral, crabs, and large vana growing on the sides of the pier wall. Aloha Tower's marketplace has bronze sculptures of hula girls scattered throughout their mini gardens and I thought that the sculptor did a great job in capturing the movement in their ti-leaf skirts. I took quite a few photos of them and will probably post them to my Flickr soon.

Another thing that caught my eye was a light post that was near the water. Usually when I come across light posts, they are on the side of roads or paved pathways. This light post happened to be on the grass, no pathway, no road? Kind of reminded me of C.S. Lewis' story The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, where the light post was out in the middle of nowhere. I wonder if it turns on at night? Is it for the ships to see? I thought it was kind of romantic...she's waiting in the evening for the ship to arrive and bring back her sweetheart who has set out to sea...hehe. (I've been watching too much Turner Classic Movies). Have a great Aloha Friday and a relaxing weekend!♥



4 comments :

  1. oh this statues are SO adorable!!!!
    I´m loving your blog!!!
    love the sweet soft colors of the images, and the topics..really really like it!! : )
    have a great Day Merissa!

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  2. Hi Ishtar! Mahalo for stopping by. I'm so glad you like it! I'll be posting more on Hawaii :)
    Aloha, Merissa.

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  3. Hi Merissa,
    thanks for posting Aloha Tower Marketplace photos. I sit next the little girl statue twelve years ago... ! What a memory...^^
    I love your blog... xoxo

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  4. Aloha Lydia,
    Wow! Thanks for telling me :) I'm glad that these pictures brought back memories because you were at the same place too! I'm so glad to hear that :)

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So happy you paid me a visit. Mahalo!
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