Monday, March 03, 2008

Meet The Kids...
Alika/Maile and Mama

Alika and Maile - Alika and his sister Maile....

Alika- (A-Lee-ka)Hawaiian form of Alex and Alexander- Defender of Mankind

Maile (MY-LEE)-The maile vine", appearing as four sweet-scented sisters in legend. pronounced MY-lĕ) Alyxia oliviformis ("chain resembling olive") is a flowering vine in the family Apocynaceae that can be found in native forests of the Hawaiian Islands. Maile grows on a vine with green oval pointed leaves. The leaves have a strong vanilla-like fragrance. Maile grows in cool moist climates with indirect sunlight.At one time, the maile lei was reserved for traditional use by Hawaiian royalty and commoners were not allowed to wear this special lei, but today it is the lei of choice for a bride and groom to wear in a Hawaiian wedding ceremony.

and our lovely kitty Miss Mama Mia...........

2 comments:

Lewis said...

I'm having so much fun with our first baby...Mason. He's such a lover and doll. I never knew it could be this much fun!

Mark in DE said...

You've got a gorgeous family. I especially love Mama Mia, since I'm partial to cats.

Mark :-)