Author Archives: JimWoodhull

Haiku Poem – 雲の知らせ

billowy clouds paint the Hawaiian skies soon to be winter (Jim Woodhull) 冬の色雲の知らせで空を塗る ふゆ の いろ くも の しらせ で そら を ぬる The month of October is slowly coming to an end and as Hawaii heads towards winter the changes of … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – また会いましょう

moving day is near my silly little shadow see you again (Jim Woodhull) あずきちゃん家族のままでまた会おう あずき ちゃん かぞく の まま で また あおう For a little over a month my wife and I have been taking care of our friend’s cat which actually … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 献血所

beds now empty searching for volunteers blood donations (Jim Woodhull) 献血所また増えてきた空きベッド けんけつしょ また ふえて きた あき ベッド When the first lockdown in Hawaii happened around April, the rules were very strict and there were few places that people were allowed to go … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 新型コロナ検査

my dreadful feeling a smiling nurse approaches the Covid test (Jim Woodhull) 検査中ほほえむナース涙出る けんさ ちゅう ほほえむ ナース なみだ でる Today, October 6, I did the Covid Virus test. I am renewing my Captain’s license and before I do the other health checks … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – ワイキキ沖を遊覧

leaving the harbor our customers are back sunset tour (Jim Woodhull) 久しぶりボートのツアー海に出る ひさしぶり ボート の ツアー うみ に でる On Saturday, September 26th I finally had a boat tour! Looking at the Captain’s log book the last tour was on June 12th! … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 交通渋滞のライト

unending lights slowly slither and weave island traffic jam (Jim Woodhull) 数珠つなぎライト這いずる道の川 じゅず つなぎ ライト はいずる みち の かわ Since the end of March there has been very few tourists here because of the quarantine regulations and also the people who live … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – アロハタワーの彩り

reaching to the sky bathed in royal colors Aloha Tower (Jim Woodhull) 王の色アロハタワーの贈り物 おう の いろ アロハタワー の おくりもの My wife and I go out for our evening walk almost every day and usually we like to go to the Aloha Tower … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – アズキとカリン

little black ball scared of her own shadow our special guest (Jim Woodhull) 怖がり屋黒毛の猫はお客さま こわがり や くろげ の ねこ は おきゃく さま About 10 years ago when my wife and I lived in our previous apartment we found an abandoned kitten that … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 綿の雲

cotton puffs fill the Hawaiian skies Autumn is coming (Jim Woodhull) 綿の雲ハワイの空に秋が来る わた の くも ハワイ の そら に あき が くる The beginning of September is here and even though the summer season is still here there are slight changes already … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 更に厳しい規制

traffic lights stare at empty streets below quiet Waikiki (Jim Woodhull) 空っぽの車道を照らす信号機 からっぽ の しゃどう を てらす しんごうき Because of the recent rise in the Covid virus the State of Hawaii will go into a 2 week shut down starting on August … Continue reading

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