In Maui, there is a great hike that leads through the bamboo forest and up to waterfalls. When I was in college, we would fly over to Maui for a quick trip and I always enjoyed the peaceful chimes of the bamboo clanking against each other.
My two 'Apapane stole away for a secluded rendezvous filled with kisses! The 'Apapane is one of the most widely spread of the native Hawaiian honeycreepers. They are known for their vast repertoire of beautiful songs. The male sings during courtship and throughout the nesting period, because, let's be honest, a girl needs a sweet song and some pampering more than once in awhile!
Karen Obuhanych (kto ART) is a Hawaii-based artist who relishes in the simple, happy moments of everyday life.