After being hidden for too long for many us, the Big Island’s Pu’u O’o volcano flow emerged above ground recently, slowly making its way near Kalapana and into the ocean. Visitors from all over have been making their way to Hawaii to watch molten rock slide by just feet in front of them.
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Some site-seers take to the water to catch an ocean-side spectacle of lava meeting sea, hot meeting cold. When the lava plunges into the sea, sulfuric steam rises and small bits of glass crackle and pop on the surface. Below the water, a the lava cools and coils into new land, ever so slowly adding to Hawaii’s size.
During Christmas week, a beach keiki (child) looks for an opportunity to ride his skim board in Hanalei Bay on Kauai’s northern side. read more
Taken from high above the Big Island–miles and miles above–Mauna Kea stands out in this image taken last month by an Expedition 45 crew member aboard the International Space Station. read more
A red hibiscus adorns ocean-wet lava rock on the Big Island’s Kona shoreline. read more
The Red-crested cardinal was introduced to Oahu and Kauai in the late 1920’s – early 1930’s from South America. This beautiful bird was photographed on the island of Maui. read more
Your flower today comes from the lush hillsides of Hualalai on the Big Island of Hawaii–Shell Ginger (Alpinia zerumbet). Hualalai is known for being one of the most productive, rich parts of the Kona coffee belt. This area provides plenty of rain … read more
While we may not the standard “Fall colors” display in autumn leaves and changing grasses in Hawaii, we do have orange in our gorgeous October sunsets. read more
Another Kona day ends with a beautiful sunset. read more
The sun rises behind Ka’anapali Beach creating a scene of cool pastels with an inviting tone. read more
Front the Four Seasons Resort at Hualalai, is a gorgeous view of Waiakuhi and Kukio Bay. read more
This gorgeous spot is home to a large coral reef filled with tropical fish, and as the day goes on, people. read more
A bright orange hibiscus with both orange petals and orange stamen displays brightly in Hawaii. These gorgeous flowers grow to several inches across, making them visible from quite a distance. Lacking a strong scent, they use their size and color … read more