A stand of bamboo in the Captain Cook area.

A view of Polulu Valley from the trail leading down.

Snorkeling at Beach 69 on the Kohala Coast.

Volcanic activity at Halemaumau in Kilauea Caldera, Hawaiian Volcanoes National Park.

Nighttime eruptive activity at Halemaumau in Kilauea Caldera, Hawaiian Volcanoes National Park (2014).

The newly renovated Volcano House, Hawaiian Volcanoes National Park (2014).

Pahoehoe lava textures in the Maunu Ulu flow, Volcanoes National Park.

Turquoise waters near Kealakekua Bay.

Kiholo Bay on the South Kohala Coast.

Bouganville on the South Kohala Coast.

Kealakekua Bay near Captain Cook's Monument.

Fumaroles at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Puu Waawaa, Hawaii's only source of obsidian.

Waipio Valley.

Banyan treehouse near Hawi.

Sunset from the Captain Cook area.

Rock art at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Snorkeling at Two Step near Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historic Park.

Sunset near Kawaihae.

Dolphins at Two-Step.

Aloha on the sea floor at Two-Step.

The olivine-tinted green sand beach at South Point.

The Pu'ukohola Heiau near Kawaihae, now a National Historic Site.

A view of Kilauea Caldera and Halemaumau Crater in 2004 prior to the resumption of eruptive activity in 2008.

The intersection of Saddle Road and the access road to the Mauna Kea observatories (2011).

A classic Hawaiian cabin near Waimea (2017).

The Navigation Heiau, North Kohala coast (2017).

On the road to the Mo'okini and Kamehameha heiaus, North Kohala coast (2017).

The summit cabin at Mauna Loa (1986).

Moku'aweoweo caldera of Mauna Loa from near the summit cabin (1986).

A panoramic view of the Moku'aweoweo summit caldera of Mauna Loa (1986).

A distant view of snow-capped Mauna Loa from the summit of Haleakala Volcano, Maui (2005).

Left: Steaming spatter cones near Pahoa, Big Island (Hawaii). Right: Entry into a spatter cone steam room.

Ahalanui County Park warm pond on the Puna Coast of the Big Island, Hawaii. Following a 1960 eruption, the formerly cool pool had been naturally geothermally-heated. The pool - along with the nearby Kapoho Warm Ponds - was finally claimed in early July of 2018 by lavas originating from fissure eruptions associated with the East Rift Zone of Kilauea Volcano.

A warm pool of fresh water near Isaac Hale State Park, Puna Coast of the Big Island. So far, the pool remains untouched by the 2018 eruptions in this area and it looks like it will be spared from this round of eruptive activity.


A souvenir of the Kohala Book Shop in Hawi which closed in 2009.


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