Another gorgeous sunset on the Kona coast of Hawaii’s Big Island caps off the day, bringing a welcome cool and calm.
When the top of the sun disappears behind the horizon attentive ears will hear the deep bellow of conch shells being blown along the shore.
The sun goes down over Kona town on the Big Island of Hawaii’s west side. read more
An attendant to the princess of Moloka’i rides in the King Kamehameha Day parade in Kailua-Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii wearing a traditional pāʻū dress. read more
A rainbow reaches down from the skies above to touch Kona, Hawaii. read more
A wave rider takes it easy on a shoulder high roller at Kahalu’u Beach Park in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. read more
At the south side of Kailua Kona on Hawaii’s Big Island is the small ahupua’a of Keauhou, which contains Kanaloa. 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
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
Just off the shores of Kailua-Kona on Hawaii’s Big Island a crew of paddlers take their six-man outrigger canoe (wa’a) out for sunset practice. read more
The sun goes down on Kona town while surfers stay out in glassy waters waiting for one more wave to finish out the day. read more
This fun looking butterflyfish can be found abundantly on the Hawaiian reefs. This one was photographed at Kahaluu Beach Park, a marine reserve in Kailua-Kona. read more
The Kona Canoe Club restaurant stands against the Kailua-Kona coastline among palm trees and lava rock walls, part of the historic Kona Inn, Kona’s first hotel. read more