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Kualoa Ranch.  This area in Windward Oahu has served as a backdrop to many movies and television shows.  

Kualoa Ranch.  This area in Windward Oahu has served as a backdrop to many movies and television shows.  

Dock at Kualoa Ranch.  They use the ancient fishpond to raise oysters.

Dock at Kualoa Ranch.  They use the ancient fishpond to raise oysters.

'Akaka Falls.  Big Island, outside Hilo.

'Akaka Falls.  Big Island, outside Hilo.

Hilo building. 1910.

Hilo building. 1910.

Lavender hibiscus - I’d never seen one this color before.  Hawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden.

Lavender hibiscus - I’d never seen one this color before.  Hawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden.

I love the planes of all these leaves.  Hawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden.

I love the planes of all these leaves.  Hawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden.

Spiky.  Hawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden.

Spiky.  Hawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden.

Path through the garden.  Where mainland houseplants grow to gargantuan proportions.  Hawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden.

Path through the garden.  Where mainland houseplants grow to gargantuan proportions.  Hawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden.

Hawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden.

Hawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden.

Very 1980s aesthetic. :)  Hawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden.

Very 1980s aesthetic. :)  Hawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden.

Anthurium. Hawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden.

Anthurium. Hawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden.

Anthurium.  Hawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden.

Anthurium.  Hawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden.

More rain, this time on a variegated leaf.  Hawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden.

More rain, this time on a variegated leaf.  Hawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden.

Orchid. Hawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden.

Orchid. Hawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden.

Pink and green. Hawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden.

Pink and greenHawai’i Tropical Botanical Garden.