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Mele Kalikimaka ~ Our Hawaiian Themed Tree

Mele Kalikimaka ~ Our Hawaiian Themed Tree

Over the years we’ve collected quite an assortment of Christmas Tree ornaments.  I started out with a small collection of Hawaiian ornaments which I gathered while living on the islands.  The kids have also received plenty from Tutu and aunties which means we have a very sentimental tree all of our own.

Decking the halls is a time of reminiscing at the Andrade hale.  My youngest rips into every tote she can get her hands on and starts chucking things left and right as she “remembers”.    My oldest also dives into the totes in search of the nativity scene, then she meticulously sets it up the way she envisions that holy night.

We decorate our tree with lots of ornaments, wooden beads, ribbon and a large bow and a spray of twigs exploding out of the top. So… without further delay, here’s the Andrade Kalikimaka Tree.

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Mau Kau Kau, Hae Hapae, IMUA!
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I love these Hawaiian Quilt pattern Ornaments.  I found them at a craft fair years ago.  Sure wish I could find some more of these!

Anna’s the supervisor.  I think she likes it!

 This is the flow-y, bow-y, stick-y thing I do at the top.
  I love bouncing the reflection off this vintage mirror.

UPDATE:  12/13/11

I posted this too soon!  The girls just got really cool new ornaments from Aunty Ena!  Check out how adorable they are!!!  THANK YOU AUNTY ENA!!!

That’s all folks!  Hope you enjoyed checking out our tree.  Until next time, sit back and relax and enjoy the view.  “It’s Aloha Friday, no work till Monday, be do, be do, be do be do be do be do!!”

a hui hou!

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5 Comments
  • Liz
    Posted at 23:38h, 13 December Reply

    Gorgeous, fun tree as usual! Can’t wait to see it in person! I have the frog in the tube also! Fantastic Photography by the way!

  • shellyandrade
    Posted at 01:25h, 15 December Reply

    Thanx Liz!

  • art is beauty
    Posted at 01:06h, 17 December Reply

    Love the tree and those new ornaments they just got are so freaking cute!!!
    Great job on the tree, It looks GORGEOUS!!! 🙂
    Karin

  • Honey at 2805
    Posted at 19:28h, 18 December Reply

    Your tree is so pretty and festive! It’s such a fun tree!

    Thank you for linking to the Christmas Tree Party at 2805!

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