Author Archives: JimWoodhull

Haiku Poem – ゴールデンシャワーツリー

Spring time is coming yellow flowers slowly fall blanket of sunshine (Jim Woodhull) 見上げれば黄色いシャワー春の花 みあげれば きいろい シャワー はる の はな In Hawaii there are different signs that winter is over and that Spring is coming. The winds will change from a straight … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – ボートとイルカ

flying in the air child like spinner dolphins dazzled customers (Jim Woodhull) 宙に舞う回転イルカ笑い声 ちゅう に まう かいてん イルカ わらい ごえ Because of the Covid rules, the Glass Bottom Boat is only able to take a little over half of the maximum number … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 捨てられたプール

Waikiki pool gazing over the ocean a home for urchins (Jim Woodhull) 捨てられたワイキキプールうに畑 すてられた ワイキキ プール うに ばたけ In the middle of Kapiolani Park facing out towards the ocean is the Waikiki Natatorium. It is the World War 1 monument and was … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – ヨットマンと夕日

solitary boat leaving troubles behind setting into the sun (Jim Woodhull) セーリング夕日に溶けるヨットマン セーリング ゆうひ に とける ヨットマン On the sunset tours that I drive the boat on my favorite picture is when there is a sail boat in front of the setting … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 海のショー

ocean surprises monk seals next to dolphins waiting for whales (Jim Woodhull) 海のショー鯨探すと海豚出る うみ の ショー くじら さがす と いるか でる In my job on the glass bottom boat, every day and every hour is completely different. It is impossible to get … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 冬の満月

playing cat and mouse across the Hawaiian sky who is chasing who? (Jim Woodhull) 日が沈み追いかけてくる白い月 ひ が しずみ おいかけて くる しろい つき The sunset tour is usually the last tour of the day. The tour lasts 1.5 hours so not only do … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 日没のヨット

giant yellow orb sailing in the distance embellish the sight (Jim Woodhull) 一隻で輝きの増すサンセット いっせき で かがやき の ます サンセット When I have my sun set tours the main reason is of course to see a beautiful sunset. There is always the chance … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 私の右腕

my extra eyes making sure the way is clear safe sailing (Jim Woodhull) 前方を見守る船に波静か ぜんぽう を みまもる ふね に なみ しずか One of the nicest things about my job driving the glass bottom boat is that I get to work with my … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 島の西の山

brown west side puts on her green coat Winter is coming (Jim Woodhull) 西の山緑の上着冬が来る にし の やま みどり の うわぎ ふゆ が くる For the average person visiting Hawaii there may seem to be no seasons but if you live here for … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 試験官の仕事

nervous students focus all their energy a total success (Jim Woodhull) 緊張の生徒頑張る合格だ きんちょう の せいと がんばる ごうかくだ One of my jobs as a scuba diving Instructor is that of an Instructor Examiner. I test Instructor Candidates in what is usually a two … Continue reading

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