A bright yellow Plumeria flower stands out in sharp contrast to the muted red and green buds on its branch that have not yet bloomed.
This plumeria was an early bloomer at the local Maka’eo garden at Old Airport State Park in Kailua Kona on Hawaii’s Big Island. Seeing the first to bloom always creates a great anticipation of the rest to come.
There are hundreds of varieties of plumeria on the islands, several of which are represented in this garden.
The famous Mauna Lani resort stands in the background of a beautiful view from Fisherman’s Trail along the Kohala coast of Hawaii’s Big Island. read more
Beach, frozen lava, and ocean combine in an ever-changing dance on the shore of Waialea Beach on the Kohala cost of the Big Island of Hawaii. read more
A bee looks for lunch inside of a water lily on the Big Island of Hawaii. read more
Volcanic steam drifts across the dry land of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island of Hawaii. read more
Just another big wave rollin’ in on west Maui.. but wait, I see not one but two whales breaching in the distance! read more
We hope that this gorgeous red hibiscus brightens your day. Take a minute, close your eyes, and imagine palm trees, blue skies, and pretty flowers. read more
We see a lot of red, pink, yellow and white hibiscus in Hawaii; but we don’t often see orange hibiscus. read more
Blue sky gives way to a fiery sunset on the North Kona coast near Waikoloa and Anaeho’omalu Bay. read more
This beautiful sunset makes us wish we were right there, right now. read more
At Honokohau Settlement and Kaloko-Honokohau National Park it’s easy to imagine yourself living life Hawaiian style, catching fish from ponds made of lava rock walls, working on the shoreline and under the shade of palm trees and frond-covered hale. The … read more
Napo’opo’o on the Big Island of Hawaii has a rich history filled with generations of Hawaiians, from commoners to chiefs, to the first Westerners. It is beautiful, typically calm, with a bay full of fish, and receives the benefits from … read more