Author Archives: JimWoodhull

Haiku Poem – 雲のショー

sunsetting cloudspour into the mountain siderivals the sunset (Jim Woodhull)サンセット山脈に注ぐ雲のショーサンセット さんみゃく に そそぐ くも の ショー I have written haikus dealing with the beautiful sunsets in Hawaii and one of the nice things about our sunsets in Hawaii are the beautiful cloud … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 空で浮く虹

multicolored arkfloating majesticallysymbol of Hawaii (Jim Woodhull)空で浮くハワイのシンボル笑い顔そら で うく ハワイ の シンボル わらい がお The rainbow is a very famous symbol of Hawaii since it is such a common sight here. In the winter one is much more likely to see a … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – マウイ島ラハイナ

busy Lahainathe sound of laughter againreturning tourists (Jim Woodhull)マウイ島また春が来たバケーションマウイとう また はる が きた バケーション In the middle of June, I was able to go to both Kona on the island of Hawaii and Lahaina on the island of Maui for a Scuba … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 三本マストの帆船

off in the distancesailing relic from the past3 masted schooner (Jim Woodhull)伝統の三本マスト船出するでんとうの さんぼん マスト ふなで する Since I am out on the ocean every day I am able to see many different kinds of boats. There are the usual dive boats, snorkel … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 雲の綿菓子

Hawaiian cloudsswirling mounds of whipped creamconstantly changing (Jim Woodhull)ハワイの空雲の綿菓子風まかせハワイ の そら くも の わたがし かぜ まかせ One of the nice things about my job driving the glass bottom boat is the beautiful scenery that I get to see every day and how … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 四月の鯨

big splashesfarewell from the whalesgoodbye for now (Jim Woodhull)吹き上げた鯨の母子また会おうふきあげた くじら の ははこ また あおう The whale watching season is now over in Hawaii. Usually the whale watching tour companies stop their advertising on April 20. Even though there are still whales here … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – コロナ予防接種2回目

today is the daymy second shot awaitshopefully covid free (Jim Woodhull)2回目のワクチン注射安堵感に かいめ の ワクチン ちゅうしゃ あんど かん Today was my second Covid-19 vaccination shot. Since it was my second shot I was in a much smaller group than before. I waited in … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 新型コロナワクチン接種

anticipationwaiting in a silent lineCovid-19 shot (Jim Woodhull)期待するワクチン注射列で待つきたい する ワクチン ちゅうしゃ れつ で まつ This week, I was finally able to start my Covid-19 vaccine shots. According to the news, there have been over 1 million Hawaiian residents that have received their … Continue reading

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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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