Gratuitous Color Shot #13 and #14: Mrs Peacock on the lanai with a coconut

I have nothing against pristine views; I just love views where achingly beautiful nature collides with human handiwork a little bit more.

View from Bunker No. 1 on Oahu’s Ka’iwa Ridge Trail: Lanikai Beach with one of Kailua Bay’s Mokulua islands in the distance

View from Bunker No. 2 on Oahu’s Ka’iwa Ridge Trail: Kailua Bay, with Kaneohe in the distance