Looking for a little solitude? Maybe an early morning paddle is just what you need!
This beautiful shot from Thomas Hergenrader captures a lot of what we enjoy about playing in Hawaii’s Kona waters. On the leeward side, waves and wind are more calm, creating wonderful conditions for getting out and taking it easy.
The corals here are separated by swaths of white sand in shallow ocean. This causes the high contrast coloring of the sea, especially brought out by the angle of this photo, taken from a quad-copter.
A solitary palm tree sways gently in the night breeze on a Lana’i beach under the moonlight. read more
Low tide reveals a narrow sandy beach on Maui’s west side at sunset. read more
The Hawaii Loa Ridge Trail winds its way through a thick bunch of short trees, disappearing into the distance nearing the summit of the Ko’olau range. read more
On the beach near Makena, Maui, darker sands contrast against bright blue ocean stirred up by afternoon Maui winds. read more
Kahekili Beach Park on the island of Maui offers everything many of us long for when we think of Hawaii–yellow-orange sunsets on palm-covered, long, golden beaches with islands in the distance surrounded by calm Pacific seas. read more
Kapa’a Beach on Kauai’s eastern shore catches the first rays of morning light as the sun rises from beneath the ocean. Lined with hanging trees, beach naupaka bushes, soft sand and Pacific driftwood, Kapa’a beach sets the scene daily for … read more
Surrounded by steeply rising hillsides, a river stone wall, and a green garden, a horse and a mule graze on valley grasses. read more