Hawaii Nine-0

March 9th, 2011

Hawaii Nine-0 - Family Portrait

It’s just a state of mind.

(submitted by Kristi)

57 Responses to “Hawaii Nine-0”

  1. Gogit says:

    Mom saw this curtain hanging in the window of a Hawaiian restaurant and had to have it!

  2. Malithion says:

    I wonder if they got the shirts from a special-order catalogue geared towards parents who want family portraits in matching uniform x3

  3. tracy says:

    I’m laughing out loud at the title (and captions on other pictures)…”Hawaii NINE-O” LOL

  4. Sam says:

    I think this picture is adorable!

  5. obyo says:

    I know this family personally…. The funniest thing in this photo is definitely his moustache. you would have to know him to know the story behind it…

  6. Random Guy says:

    Who’d have thought my 15 minutes of fame would come when my wife and her family got posted on the “Awkward Family Photos” site? Or, rather, it’s *their* 15 minutes… sort of…

    Wow. I have to admit that was the *last* thing I think I ever expected to see.

    Nice to know my wife was cute as a kid, though.

    And yes, the dark-haired lady in the middle is the mum, and is young there (and has aged well, I should add). Oh, and the “little boy without pants” is actually a short-haired girl, and I think she’s in shorts.

  7. The Girl In the Middle says:

    In answer to all: We just had someone direct us to this link. We are not sure how it got here but we are glad you enjoyed our family photo – we certainly enjoyed reading all the comments together! (Well, most of them). Mom is still looks that young and dad still has the ‘stache and the smile.
    -The girl in the middle :)

  8. Andy says:

    I know I’m probably not the first to notice this, but there seems to be a relation between how large the family is and how awkward the photo will be. So many photos on here have abnormally large numbers of children.

  9. babytoes says:

    The Duggars, when the show was called “7 Kids and Counting”

  10. Catie says:

    Lol. It was the only shirt she could find 9 of.

  11. Faina says:

    I’m 99% sure that the person everyone here is calling “the mom” is actually a teenage boy.

  12. JerseyPam says:

    They all look so happy. If my dad had taken the family to Olan Mills for vacation, we would NOT have been smiling.

  13. Katie says:

    Distinctly awkward, but also kind of awesome!

  14. Kriste says:

    I wish that they would all get togeter and re-create this. For some reason I can imagine the mom and dad wanting to get some new matching shirts and take a picture with all their kids and grandkids.

    • Random Guy says:

      Actually, given the number of grandkids they have, full family photos have proven… challenging and infrequent.

      But the grandkids are very cute (but maybe I’m just biased). :)

  15. Darin says:

    There is a distinct possibility that the little boy in the middle is not wearing pants!

  16. Lisa Langley says:

    I live in Hawaii and see this shirt all the time! :)

    • Nell says:

      Me too but it’s more often in red. It’s still really common for families to dress in matching Hawaiian prints for special occasions. I think they’re pretty cute!

  17. Zooky says:

    Hawaii is going to be crime free with these detectives on the case! (Cue the groovy Hawaii 5-0 music…)

  18. joey says:

    Would have been more interesting if the backdrop had the same pattern as the shirts

  19. AngelBaby says:

    Olan Mills strikes again…

  20. JennyM says:

    So THAT’S what happened to Magnum’s younger brother !!! Thomas got the car, and Bubba got the girl. And the kids. And the shirt factory.

  21. mrscori says:

    This is a cute picture, it’s only tacky cause it’s the 80′s. I work in a restaurant and just today a couple came in with 7 kids….I just thought to myself, God bless’em and better them than me!

    • mrscori says:

      …btw, the daughter on the upper right looks just like the mom, so despite her youthful looks maybe she did mother all of them…

  22. HeatherJ says:

    Is that the mom or the oldest kid??

  23. iLOLd says:

    Ok, now everybody do the wave!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  24. Alan says:

    Maybe they are all off to the fortune teller….to get their PALMS read !!!!

  25. Starman says:

    There’s nothing awkward about this photo. It looks like a close knit normal family to me!
    Mom sure looks good for having seven kids!! Dad looks familiar…. I wonder at which Olan Mills Studio this picture was taken…..
    Very nice picture……

  26. Mandie says:

    By the look on dad’s face, it seems the shirts were his idea.

  27. scooter says:

    the Doogers go Hawaiian

  28. Julie says:

    I love this to… I am thinking it might have been a Sound of Music inspiration.
    Y’know clothes out of curtains.. or perhaps bedsheets!

  29. AndrewT says:

    He looks a lot happier about having fathered seven kids than she does about having had to give birth to them.

  30. Don says:

    I need to get my eyes checked. I thought the blonde boy in the right bottom corner was holding a trumpet…

  31. Young Colonel Sanders dreams of going to Hawaii

  32. Sandy says:

    Apparently the key to youth is having LOTS of kids. The mom looks so young!

  33. Denise says:

    I love this picture!!!

  34. BARB says:

    At least all the kids are cute… half the pics posted on this site the children are frightful! This pic is funny… but the kids are all adorable..

  35. PlowKing says:

    The most awkward element of this photo is the mustache.

  36. Normandin says:

    Wow..is it me or does the mom look ultra young?

  37. drsooz says:

    This looks like 9-headed blue flower monster.

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