Kohanaiki sunsets always help put the day in perspective.
Often called “Pine Trees” locally, this white rock beach is great for watching the sun dip into the ocean after a long day’s work. Sit back, relax, watch surfers, feel the sea breeze, and enjoy the waves roll in.
This beach’s history is one of landmark legislation confirming open public access to Hawaii beaches. What better place to reflect on progress and change?
A World War II era Corsair fighter plane rests in Hawaiian waters while schools of reef fish swim past. read more
Looking mauka (inland) from Halawa Bay on the island of Molka’i, you will find steep and lush Halawa Valley, fed by the Halawa and Mooula streams headed in the hills above. read more
Considering this archive picture, Hawaii flying school in the 1940’s looked pretty good. read more
Hawaiian cowboys, known as Paniolo, herd cattle into the bay at Kailua-Kona on Hawaii’s Big Island and onto ships to be sent abroad in Kona’s early “westernized” era. read more
A couple watches the sunset into the calm Hawaiian Pacific ocean from a bench at Ala Moana Beach Park in Honolulu–the perfect ending to another day in paradise. read more
Duke Kahanamoku is one of only a few Hawaiian Olympians to compete over the years. Pictured here shortly after winning the 100 meter freestyle at the Antwerp 1920 Olympic Games, “The Duke” shows off his famous smile and clearly pleasant manner. read more
The iconic Iao Needle towers 1,200 feet over Maui’s Iao Valley rainforest in the shadow of the West Maui Mountains. read more
Aloha shirts originated right here in Hawaii. If you are dressing up to head out, you grab your finest aloha shirt, your dress slippers, and you are ready to roll. It is thought that the aloha shirt as we know it today was originally created by Ellery Chun at King-Smith Clothiers and Dry Goods in Waikiki in the 1930’s. read more
Most often referred to simply as, “The Painted Church,” this small, uniquely adorned church in Honaunau on Hawaii’s Big Island is formally named St. Benedict Roman Catholic Church. read more
The entrance foyer at the Kona Inn in the heart of Kailua Kona used to display this solid collection of classic wooden surfboards from the 1940’s to 1970’s. read more
Lest we forget, this picture shows Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu under attack on December 7th, 1941. It is important to remember the real lives affected to this day by the events of that one. read more