Author Archives: JimWoodhull

Haiku Poem – ハワイに住む幸せ

the world’s problemsdissolve in the beautyof our Hawaii (Jim Woodhull)危機意識ハワイの景色に救われるきき いしき ハワイ の けしき に すくわれる With the many problems that we have to face today such as the covid pandemic and the current war in the Ukraine and many others. I … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 通常の営業再開

finally overour life returns to normalhope is in the air (Jim Woodhull)規制なし店はどこでも開いているきせい なし みせ は どこでも あいている From March 5th proof a vaccinations will no longer be required at restaurants and many restaurants in Hawaii are now allowing more seating which makes … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 山の装飾

Hawaiian winterflowers bloom in the wildfree for the taking (Jim Woodhull)咲いた花山の装飾良い事件さいた はな やま の そうしょく よい じけん One of the many things I like about Hawaii are the beautiful flowers! During the different seasons different flowers bloom. When going up into the … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 笑顔のマウイ島

Island of whaleswelcomes me back with a smilehome away from home (Jim Woodhull)好きな島鯨と海豚マウイ島すきなしま くじら と いるか まういとう I was very fortunate that I got to go to Lahaina Maui for a diving job and the weather was wonderful! The ocean was also … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – お正月の雲

New Year’s windgiant gray clouds fly bymaking our rainbows (Jim Woodhull)重い雲正月の空虹になるおもい くも しょうがつ の そら にじ に なる This New Year’s weather was not very good! It rained for almost a week straight and the ocean was rough and also the visibility … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – クリスマスライト

shining at the skycuts through the darknessour Honolulu lights (Jim Woodhull)三年ぶりホノルルライト明かり空さんねん ぶり ほのるる らいと あかり ぞら Because of Covid, the last two years the Honolulu lights were not held so I was very happy to see that this year they were held … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – マウイ島の鯨

Island of WhalesMaui rises from the seacalls me back again  (Jim Woodhull)好きな島飛び出す鯨矢張りマウイすきな しま とびだす くじら やはり マウイ Recently I was able to go to one of my favorite Islands for a diving job. I was in Lahaina Maui for about 3 days … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 秋のサンセット

swallowing the sunwarm colors follow behindHawaiian skies (Jim Woodhull)サンセット大空染めて秋の海サンセット おおぞら そめて あき の うみ The fall season has arrived in Hawaii and one of the nice changes is that the sun sets over the ocean now until the late Spring when it … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – コビッド規制の秋

the crowds are gonewelcome break for HawaiiChristmas is coming (Jim Woodhull)空いている秋がそろそろハワイ島すいている あき が そろそろ ハワイとう 夏終わり次の活気はクリスマスなつ おわり つぎ の かっき は クリスマス The summer holidays are now over and with the recent tightening of Covid restrictions the tourists in Hawaii have really dropped off. … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 1分間の愉快な夢

in my dreamfor only just one minuteworld class chef (Jim Woodhull)夢を見た一分だけの人気シェフゆめ を みた いっぷん だけ の にんき シェフ The other night I had a very interesting dream that was in Japanese. In the dream I was a world class Chef and I … Continue reading

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