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.
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
Just another big wave rollin’ in on west Maui.. but wait, I see not one but two whales breaching in the distance! read more
“Keep on keeping on” , the 3 finned Honu making his way to the surface for a quick breath read more
Another beautiful scene at Big Beach, Maui. read more
Lanai’s southern sea cliffs look imposing against the colored sky and calm ocean. read more
Yep, that is a BigFin Reef Squid, was lucky enough to catch a glimpse of it in 35ft of water with no real reef in sight. read more
Stealthy, silent, fast, and beautiful–a white tip reef shark cruises in a shallow reef in Hawaiian waters. read more
A beautiful duno of honu (sea turtles) cruise through Hawaiian waters. read more
On a clear day one can see for miles along Hawaii’s Big Island Kona coast. In Hawaiian the word “kona” means the leeward side of the island–as opposed to the windward side–and is generally to the west. read more
Schooling Millet Butterflyfish cruise inside an underwater channel in search of their next meal. read more
Where Moloka’i island’s eastern road (HWY 450) ends, you’ll find the scenic Halawa Bay. Similar to Maui’s “Road to Hana,” the road to Halawa is narrow, winding, slow, steep, gorgeous, and worth every minute. read more