I could not resist attending the farmer's market near Diamond Head crater and was not disappointed.
I met this lady who has a nursery on Oahu and she 'breeds' different varieties of hibiscus. We had an interesting chat and then she said I could pick a flower from the ones above. A difficult decision but, I settled on this one:
Of course it was immediately placed above my left ear.
There were lots of flowers that I've never seen before:
Did you notice the detail on the leaves? Very creative.
And, a few more familiar ones:
I loved the casual use of Hawaiian textiles everywhere.
After some lemonade, we were ready (or so we thought) to hike up Diamond Head crater.
I will spare you the photos of my red face, it was a good climb and totally worth it (but I wouldn't do it again).
The view over Honolulu and Waikiki beach.
Sharing a shaved ice with Hubby. It certainly went down well.