Below the lobby of the Hale Koa hotel,
As of Saturday the photo shoot still hadn't happened.
On Saturday morning most of the group - myself not included - left for a visit to Pearl Harbor, and when they returned on Saturday afternoon, though the sky was cloudy and overcast and the sea had turned from bright turquoise blue to grey-green,
We decided to give it a try, and we packed up, left the beach, and agreed to meet in an hour, at 5 pm, under the Tree of Life, which we all agreed should be the backdrop for our family picture.
By 5 pm we were all at the Tree. Tom went up to the lobby to seek out a staff member of the Hale Koa who might be willing to take a picture of us, and one of the desk clerks was happy to oblige.
And so we had our family picture taken under the Tree of Life,