Author Archives: JimWoodhull

Haiku Poem – 厳しい規制

Waikiki beach a deafening silence covers the land (Jim Woodhull) また隔離海で漂う風の音 また かくり うみ で ただよう かぜ の おと On Saturday, August 8 Hawaii’s Covid Virus restrictions went back to being much more strict since the number of infected cases has gone … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – マウイ島の海

Maui beaches fish swarm around the divers my paradise (Jim Woodhull) マウイ島魚の群れはパラダイス マウイとう さかな の むれ は パラダイス It is the right time now to go to the other islands as the price for airplane It is the right time now to … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – カラカウア通り

beach sandals flapping on Kalakaua no cars today (Jim Woodhull) 自転車と地元の人のカラカウア じてんしゃ と じもと の ひと の カラカウア Since there have been nor tourists coming into Hawaii, the only people that have been going to the beach have been the local community. … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – コナの海

pristine coral schools of bright fish swim by our Kona ocean (Jim Woodhull) 黒い岩水中に虹コナの海 くろい いわ すいちゅう に にじ コナ の うみ Because of my Scuba Diving Instructor job I am often able to travel to the Islands of Hawaii and Maui for … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 地元の人の浜辺

all of the ocean endless cries of laughter Waikiki beach (Jim Woodhull) 海の音ビーチで弾む夏遊び うみ の おと ビーチ で はずむ なつ あそび Every weekend the local residents here are able to take advantage of the empty beaches and parks such as Waikiki beach. … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 地元のお客様

unexpectedly local sunset boat tour burning orange sky (Jim Woodhull) 客乗せてオレンジ空にボート出す きゃく のせて オレンジぞら に ボート だす Two days ago I had a very nice surprise! There were a group of 8 local residents that wanted to go on a sunset tour! … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 出港の日を待つ

boats are ready engines roar in approval the wait is over (Jim Woodhull) 磨き上げ出港の日を待つボート みがきあげ しゅっこう の ひ を まつ ボート The last two months I have been working on both the Atlantis submarines and tugboats and also the Glass Bottom boat. … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 船の試運転

roar of the engine echoes in the harbor music for captains (Jim Woodhull) 港出る2か月ぶりのエンジン音 みなと でる にかげつ ぶり の エンジン おん This week I drove the boat for the first time in two months! The main reason was to make sure the … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 船の整備

painted and fixed boats turn over anew waiting to start (Jim Woodhull) 浮いている綺麗なボート出かけたい ういている きれいな ボート でかけたい The past two months or so since no tour boats have been allowed to go into Hawaiian waters Atlantis took advantage of all the extra … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – ビーチ待つ

beaches are opened gleaming ocean awaits returning tourists (Jim Woodhull) お客様ビーチ待ってる空の海 おきゃくさま ビーチ まってる から の うみ On May 16 the beaches were opened in Hawaii! Up to that day it was allowed to go into the ocean to surf or swim … Continue reading

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