Small but beautiful Manini beach stretches out toward Kealakekua Bay on the Kona side of the rugged Big Island.
Captured with a camera phone, it doesn’t take high resolution to see that this is a special place that anyone would be lucky to spend a little time.
This leads out to the deepest, most protected bay in the Hawaiian island chain. The water here is clear and filled with reef fish like the Yellow Tang, for which this area was given the moniker, “The Gold Coast.”
Home to many Hawaiian chiefs over many years and Captain Cook’s death, Kealakekua Bay hold a special place in the hearts of all who visit it. read more
Kailua Kona Bay on the Big Island of Hawaii has changed a lot in the last hundred years, but some things haven’t–it is still a magical place. read more
One of the most beautiful spots in the islands is Kealakekua on the Big Island of Hawaii. read more
Sunrise from Kamakahonu Bay at Kailua-Kona on Hawaii’s Big Island always comes with a sense of anticipation as the sun makes its way out from behind Hualalai mountain. read more
The green pali (cliffs) of Pololu Valley and North Kohala rise high above the blue see and smooth-stone beach on the Awini Trail. read more
This amazing sand sculpture near Waikiki beach in Honolulu shows Santa Claus relaxing on the job while his crew of M enehune are hard at work. read more
‘Tis the season! Santa Claus cruises the beach at Waikiki on the island of Oahu, sharing good cheer. read more
Hawaiian hula dancers in traditional royal colors perform on grounds in Kailua-Kona on Hawaii’s Big Island. read more
A large, round “Love Your Mother” earth sign hangs proudly on the side of an old pool hall turned surf shop in Kona. The faded yet colorful sign faces oncoming traffic, displaying the message to all passersby. read more