Some are content to view rainbows from the ground, others feel the need to get up-close-and-personal. This paraglider got just such an experience over Maui, Hawaii.
A full rainbow arches across the sky reaching from the ocean to the West MauI Mountains.
From the Photographer:
“Paragliding above Lahaina yesterday before sunset with a rainbow chaser.” Tony Lathrop
A nearly full moon hangs just above a cloud in Hawaii creating a silver lining near the horizon. read more
Boats docked at Lahaina Harbor on Maui’s west side get daily views of the pronounced West Maui Mountains seen in the background, edged by palm trees and blue skies. read more
The sky bursts forth in shades of pink and orange from behind the West Maui Mountains over the surf at Ho’okipa beach on Maui’s north shore. read more
From the shores of Paia, Maui the sun edges clouds orange and yellow as it retreats for the day behind the West Maui Mountains. read more
The West Maui Mountains stand tall against the skyline, rising sharply out of a glassy Maui sea. read more
King palm trees bow in the wind beneath dark gray clouds layered to blue skies above Lahaina, Maui. read more
A Maui tropical plantation is seen from across a blue green pond: palm trees swaying in the breeze, blue skies with fluffy white clouds, and lush hillsides rising into the background make this scene almost cliche–but it is so beautiful that cliche is replaced by a sense of place and longing to be there. read more
The sun shines on the West Maui Mountain’s historic Olowalu Valley across a lava rock-lined bright blue ocean, saturating the hillside with orange, red, and green. 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
The sun rises over Ho’okipa beach, bringing the West Maui Mountains into relief while illuminating restless waves winding through lava rock and warming the soft golden sand. read more
The Kiawe tree so common throughout the Hawaiian islands are actually Prosopis pallida, a species of mesquite tree native to South America. read more