The Halema’uma’u crater inside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park glows orange as stars begin to peek through the darkening twilight sky.
The crater has grown larger every month since it first blew open a few years ago. Currently the lava flow beneath it is nearly visible from surrounding overlooks. The rising smoke coming from the building-sized hole gives the fiery glow a medium on which to paint.
A solitary palm tree sways gently in the night breeze on a Lana’i beach under the moonlight. read more
Morning twilight on the east side of Hawaii’s Big Island reveals two times–stars lingering in the sky from the night, and clouds for the coming day lit by the rising sun. read more
Maui’s Napili Bay shines at night. read more
Manta Ray night diving is one of the most sought-after activities on the Kona coast of Hawaii’s Big Island. read more
The Napili Bay beach and shoreline light up with warm shades of pink and green, palm trees and ocean colored by the lamps from hotels and condos. read more
The Milky Way appears in the night sky over the island of Oahu as a doorway being cracked open. read more
Lifeguard tower 1E at Ala Moana Beach Park looks over the vacant beach into the night sky where the constellation Orion outshines the intruding city lights. read more
Honolulu shines into the night sky above Oahu island from Ala Moana Beach Park, resisting the night sky lit with stars. read more
Known as the goddess of fire–and wind, lightning, and volcanoes–Pele is ever-present in Hawaii. Here, she dances atop two tiki torches at Waikiki beach in downtown Honolulu on the island of Oahu. read more
This amazing shot captures Oahu’s windward coast beach across twilight and into the evening, revealing the stars otherwise hidden behind a veil of light. read more
The Halema’uma’u crater erupts into a burning flower of lava with orange and black petals centered by a bright yellow plume of molten rock. read more