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.
Need to pass a little time? If you can manage it, we recommend Kukio Bay. Kukio Bay is home to a longer (for the Big Island), narrow beach, known for its sea turtle population and gorgeous sunsets. It’s typically a … read more
Another beautiful flower captured on the island of Maui by Eden Zang. read more
Upcountry Maui offers cool weather, gorgeous wildflowers, and views for days. read more
Here in Kailua-Kona, Hurricane Madeline passed without incident. We are thankful that on this leeward side of the Big Island the duo of 13,000+ ft peaks of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa act as a protective wall, keeping most westbound … read more
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 read more
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