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Pixel Postcard: Diamond Head at Dawn

Posted by: Kim Steutermann Rogers
Destination: Oahu
Jan 15, 2014

sunrise over diamond head from outrigger reef on the beach 

This week in Hawaii, we're playing tag with the weather. The trade winds have gone into hiding, and we're experiencing a "kona system" out of the south. Night rains give way to sunny days, which sometimes witness bouts of determined rain followed by intense sunshine. It's good to pack an umbrella or light jacket. Or just surf. Surfing is, after all, a water sport.

I spent a couple days in Waikiki at Outrigger Reef on the Beach. Whenever I stay here, I am drawn to the concrete sea wall that juts perpendicular to the beach--and I'm not the only one. It's the perfect place to drink your morning beverage of choice--I prefer tea--and watch the sun crawl over the lip of Diamond Head. It's a performance that's repeated every day, much to everyone's delight.



Jackie @ travelnwrite | Jan 16, 2014 05:19 AM

Hi Kim, We are heading your way tomorrow!! Will be playing 'house' out at our KoOlina timeshare. Appreciate the weather update above. Are you on O'ahu for a while?

Mary | Jan 16, 2014 08:09 AM

Makes me want to jump on an airplane!

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