Saturday, February 28, 2009
Kathy & I spent New Year's Eve at her mom's house in Kahalu‘u, that's on the windward side of O‘ahu. Talk about "up in smoke", the state of Hawai‘i becomes enveloped in a smoky haze as people set off their fireworks (some legal, and some not-so-legal) to celebrate the new year. Today's photo shows the smoke lingering in the air as an on-coming car makes its way up the street.
Friday, February 27, 2009
Thursday, February 26, 2009
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Monday, February 23, 2009
Two weeks ago, I made the first afternoon rush hour drive home to our home in Waikele. Since I finish work later than Kathy, I get the brunt of the traffic. This was the sunset of that first day, making the turn over Pearl City on the Interstate H1 west-bound.
Sunday, February 22, 2009
Saturday, February 21, 2009
Friday, February 20, 2009
Thursday, February 19, 2009
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
One of the largest non-football events is the Great Aloha Run. It's an annual 8.15-mile fun run and charitable event that begins at Aloha Tower and ends in the north end zone of Aloha Stadium. The 2009 edition was also the 25th time this race was run, which fielded over 20,000 participants.
In the previous four fun runs, I had been on the field shooting the hand held video camera, but this season I was asked if I wanted to direct the cameras. I felt was up to the task, though a bit nervous. Thanks to a bunch of great videographers I work with, they did a great job, and it made my job a whole lot easier.
Today's photo is of the the three cameras (on the top row), and the preview monitor (bottom left), and the program monitor (bottom right); which was being shown on the JumboTron. The panel with the many buttons at the bottom of the frame, is my video switcher.
Monday, February 16, 2009
Sunday, February 15, 2009
Saturday, February 14, 2009
Friday, February 13, 2009
A US Army Sikorsky UH-60A "Blackhawk" helicopter attempts to land on the helipad of the Queen's Medical Center. Based at Wheeler Army Air Field, the 524th Corps Support Battalion (Medevac) is Honolulu's provider for emergency medical air service.
Thursday, February 12, 2009
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
One of the perks of my apartment, are sunsets 365 days a year! Everyday was unique, and I caught quite a few images (or just admired God's artistry) from the lanai.
This past Friday was the last day in my apartment, since I have moved to the suburbs with Kathy at her place and we're getting married soon. This is also the last sunset shot I took from my lanai at Westview Plaza, before we locked the apartment and handed the keys to my realtor.
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Monday, February 9, 2009
Arizona Cardinals (NFC) wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald tiptoes the sidelines after catching the game winning touchdown in the NFC's 30-21 win over the AFC in the 2009 NFL Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium. Fitzgerald outjumped Tennesee Titans (AFC) cornerback Cortland Finnegan to pull down a pass from New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning in the fourth quarter, which put the NFC ahead.
The 2009 Pro Bowl ends a 30-year run at Aloha Stadium. The 2010 game will be played in Miami, FL, the week prior to Super Bowl XLIV. Despite the game being moved, players in this year's all-star game said they preferred to play in Hawai‘i, because they see our location as vacation time for them and their families. To them, Miami is "another day at the office." The NFL said they are looking at the Pro Bowl returning in 2011.
Sunday, February 8, 2009
The National Football League puts on Ohana Day the day before the Pro Bowl, the NFL All-Star Game. Both AFC and NFC teams hold their run-throughs, and include performances by team mascots and cheerleaders. There are also games and contests for fans, young and old.
Today's photo features NFC All-Star, and Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith signing autographs for a few young fans that participated in the NFL's Play 60 physical education program, during the NFC's practice session.