Tag Archives: Hawaii

Not Quite North Shore

I am not a surfer, nor am I a surf photographer, but a few months ago I went along with my wife and some of her nieces and nephews to one of their favorite family surf spots.  This spot is … Continue reading

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Torching at Heʻeia

To live on the water at Heʻeia is to know the ocean differently.  The white sandy beaches and crashing blue surf typical of the rest of Oʻahu are not found here.  At Heʻeia the ocean is lapping bay water, sticky … Continue reading

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Sunset Over The Pacific

I don’t fly a lot.  I’m not a world traveler, but I’ve had my fair share of plane rides – a few around Europe and South America and several throughout the US.  However, in all those flights I’d never witnessed … Continue reading

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Ka’a’awa Sunrise

Ka’a’awa is a nice place.  Situated along the rural northeastern coast of Oahu it’s an area where the green rocky cliffs of the windward mountains root themselves almost directly into the ocean.  Though there is a large, mostly privately owned … Continue reading

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Journey To The End (Of Oahu)

Ka’ena Point protrudes like the tip of a knife out of the northwestern edge of the island of Oahu.  Ancient Hawaiians believed it to be the “Jumping off point” where the souls of those just leaving mortality met their ancestors … Continue reading

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Last of the Big Island

Just a few more images to finish out the string of Big Island posts. Black Sand beach at Kalapana.  Where a rogue wave claimed my phone. Blue surf at Laupahoehoe Point.  No beach here.  Just big rocks and waves.  I … Continue reading

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Pololu Valley

The eastern side of the ancient Kohala volcano is the home of a series of deep lush valleys carved backwards from the ocean by the abundant rainfall brought to that side of the island by the trade winds. Waipi’o Valley … Continue reading

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