Dog Eaters


Posted on 07.23.16 under Waikiki

surfjack pool

Surf Jack Hotel. A boutique hotel that a couple of friends work at. It’s an artful renovation.

However, this is the view from the room.

view from surfjack

And if you look closer…

view from surfjack2

You can see the sleeping man in an apartment across the street.

ala wai

ala wai2

Ala Wai Canal has no fence or guardrails.

ala wai

“No fish, either,” he said.


dolphin mural



aina face mural


Wake up, little Suzi
Wake up!
We’ve both been sound asleep
Wake up, little Susie, and weep

Cuz Tropical Storm Darby is on its way!


Posted on 07.13.16 under Anekona

This tree will go…

msw ironwood_7

msw mask_3

lizard on huli


deadfish FT2

Ready fo’ pound!

Posted on 07.06.16 under aniani ku'i 'ai, glass, glass poi pounders, glassblowing, Ku'i 'ai, poi pounders


Aniani ku’i ‘ai.



See the vein on the left side of my forehead. I had one bulging on the other side, as well. It was so hot that day blowing glass, my body couldn’t shed the heat fast enough. I haven’t been so exhausted from blowing glass in several years.

The zen of ochanoyu

Posted on 07.04.16 under Blythe, ochanoyu, shoichi ishikawa, urasenke

064 tea party

In the Urasenke tradition, Bucho Shoichi Ishikawa, served tea to a select group of Blythe fans at Bio Kitchen, Meguro.

068 tea party

069 tea party