Tag Archives: ALONG THE BEACH

Why are are these Hawaiian hula dancers wearing glitzy cellophane skirts?

Because they became popular in the 1940’s when tourists discovered Hawaii and arrived by boat.. Now authentic skirts are usually worn as more respect for the culture has evolved. The glitzy ones are sometimes worn in one dance in a show. To Hawaiians cellophane skirts today represent an insult to the culture.

GOLFERS TAKE A HOLIDAY AFTER CHRISTMAS

KA’ANAPALI–A day after Christmas, golfers and residents paraded their carts all decked out for Christmas in a sojourn around Kaanapali, visiting each resort.

CIRCLING AROUDN THE WESTIN

CIRCLING AROUDN THE WESTIN

CHRISTMAS MAUI STYLE 12 cool photos 24 hours

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Santa gets ready for last voyage at Canoe Beach Christmas morning.(above,below)

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santa-on-crhistmas-3-1Shave Ice ordering along beach path on Christmas afternoon. (BELOW) christmas-shave-i-2-1

The thirsty  blogger in his gift T shirt with pineapple/banana/coconut shave ice. 

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Sara sampling my sharing  shave ice. 9Below).

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Visitors galore along beach path.(below)

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More visitors help our economy hum

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Kaanapali Parkway Christmas Eve (above)

Holy Innocents Church Christmas Eve (below).

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Reading in soft chair at the Westin in front of flamingos. (below)

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Santa the ladies man at start of day.(below).

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Not shown Longi’s for Christmas Eve dinner, Dukes for Christmas Day Breakfast, reading at the pool, Small Christmas dinner at Sangria, watching Saturday Night Live Christmas show on tape, preparing this 9 pm. blog post

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WATCH FOR 24 (TWO PER MONTH) OF MY BEST MAUI HAPPENINGS PHOTOS OF THE YEAR PICKED FROM HUNDREDS.

How many hundreds of leis did it take to take care of a big crowd on Kaanapali Beach?

Kaanapali–The largest crowd this blogger has ever seen alongside the Kaanapali Beach path enjoyed the fragrances of beautiful leis.  How many. Close to 1200 people gathered at the Hyatt Residences.  What were these people doing there?  GOOGLE Voices of Aloha on Magical Maui for more provocative photos.

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5 P.M UPDATE: NOT MUCH JOY AS MAUI PREPARES FOR TROPICAL STORM

Kaanapali–We are still under a tropical storm watch with preparations being made on the beach walk. Light breezes. Occasional sun. Hawaii island being hit. Voices of Maui Talk Story, LlC photos

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RAINS WINDS AS HURRICANE DARBY APPROACHES KAANAPALI AND MAUI

Ka’anapali–A steady rain began this morning as we prepare for the possible hurricane over Maui. High winds last night have subsided however. Keep watch here for on the scene updates.

Photo from Voices of Maui World Headquarters overlooking Kaanapali Beach.

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WRAPUP: MAUI CELEBRATES FOURTH

A July 4-slide show best seen at http://joysofkaanapali.com. Happy Fourth .  On the Marriott and Sheraton lawns, in Lahaina, Voices of Maui Talk Story, LLC

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DUCKY FOURTH ON MAUI

KA’ANAPALI, MAUI, JULY 4–Which duck won in contest at the Sheraton Maui? The one with the red dot. See more on my blog joysof kaanapali.com throughout thee day.  WATCH FOR MORE.Marriott 4b - 1 today.

APRIL SHOWERS BRING MAY PICS (Best of Month).

Ka’anapali–April showers on the Mainland may bring may flowers but there are flowers here all the time, plus.  VOICES OF MAUI TALK STORY, LLC spring photos

 

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FISHERS OF MEN OR FISH ON EASTER WEEKEND: APOSTLES HAD BIGGER CATCH


KAANAPALI, MAUI–21 centuries ago, apostles were fishers of men. On Easter weekend Hawaiians fished for fish. The apostles got a bigger catch. http://voicesofmaui.com and http://joysofkaanapali.com photos

 

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