The landscape is taking hold. Keep the drip system flowing!
Asphalt for the driveway.
Lot 28, Aoao Ave, Milolii, Hawaii. The pool is at the back of the house.
The pool is at the back of the house. Very private!
White sand beach at Honomolino.
We put the kayak in at the fishing village and paddled to Honomolino.
We took a picnic and had the day to ourselves.
Looking north at Honomolino Bay from the white sand beach.
Our yard with new plantings. Milolii Magic and The Jewel, across the street.
Plantings at the driveway entry.
We have 26 pineapples growing! Plant the top with some pineapple still attached in moist soil.
This is the second of our pineapples to be harvested.
Snorkeling area. High surf, January 2010
sunset from the swimming pool
The water flow at the bottom of the rainbow looks like a $ sign. Maybe it's the pot of gold.
Rainbow in the blowhole spray. Jan 2010
A rare rainy evening in Milolii
We love to feed the birds.
Starting the pool deck.
Love to fish!
Hoping for the green flash.
Grandbabies make the world go round.
Dinner on a rare, rainy night.
The sunsets never end.
The walk to Honomolino Beach Park.
Our homemade Sushi. Umm, not bad!!
I love our ceiling. Only screen in the upper part to capture the breezes!
Milolii. Our community.
Mama and me after a chocolate eclair and cup of Kona coffee!
A day at the Volcano Winery
A tour of the winery.
My mom can't quit planting. Look at the soil, can you believe it will grow?
Kitchen with fan and high vaulted ceiling.
The pineapple room.
Second bathroom, with water closet and private basin.
We planted a few tropicals
Max built the beds from cedar and Ohia logs.
We've come so far from sleeping on the floor with all the sawdust!
We've come so far.
This is the lap of luxury.
We finally got a bed.
Good fishing trip!
Downstairs kitchenette. Still under construction.
I used the bed for my paper cutting table. Downstairs bedroom.
I hung a lot of wallpaper.
I love the tile. Downstairs bathroom.
Honomolino. Walk beyond this black sand to the wonderful white sand. Great snorkeling, too.
Downstairs bath and bedroom beyond.
Nice catch! Good eating!
From the window at the Volcano Lodge.
Mama doing dishes, just like in the old days.
Will I ever be done staining?
My Mom and I fish for orchids!
Yellow fin tuna
Are we having fun yet?
Max and Linda at the Hilton Wikaloa
Water delivery was a really big day.
Finally getting water!
My gourmet kitchen.
We finally got indoor plumbing!
Comfy bed. But still living out of a suitcase.
Sikkins 123. We sand then stained around the house 4 times. It made for a beautiful finish.
Our Hawaii house under construction.
What a meal!!
Just getting started.
The Milolii Community
Honomolino Park - 5 minute drive, 15 minute walk from house.
Secluded black sand beach - Honomolino Park
Every board had to be sanded.
And more sanding.
What a gorgeous ocean!
Raising the second floor.
Three blocks to the ocean to snorkel. We saw 3 whales breaching in Papa Bay in February!
The fishing village from our new house.
Max in the center, raising the walls.
That's the living room door.
Starting the house. The lumber package on the ground.
We finally got walls.
Sound of the Whale, Cedar house left side of Aoao Ave.
Snorkeling 3 blocks from our house. May 2009
Putting on the roof.
A toast to our new property. Milolii, Hawaii. June, 2006.
Max and Linda at the Royal Kona Inn.
Wild turkeys near Milolii.