Postcards from Paradise
“Postcards from Paradise” was a series of monthly notes previously published by The Astute Recorder. Hawaii photos and articles by Phillip S. Roberts (pictured above). Phillip is the author-photographer of “Waikiki Tiki: Art, History, Photographs.” Buy it now on Amazon »
Aloha from the middle of the Pacific!
Known as “Eternity Beach” for the famous love scene in the movie “From Here to Eternity,” Halona Beach is located before Sandy beach on the West side (pictured above). It was here that Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr kissed in the gentle rolling surf. The scene has been parodied and re-enacted numerous times since the film’s 1953 release.
Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanaiana‘ole (1871-1922) was the last royal Hawai‘ian family member to hold political power. A statue of Prince Kuhio is featured here.