Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Milky Way over Halemaumau Crater, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

  Kilauea volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii is one of the most active volcanoes in the world.  Kilauea has been continuously erupting since 1983.  Halemaumau crater, which is within the larger Kilauea caldera, in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, … Continue reading

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Akaka Falls, Hawaii

                                Akaka Falls plunges 442 feet into a large gorge, not far from the town of Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii.  Akaka Falls … Continue reading

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Spinner Dolphin

A Spinner Dolphin surfacing for air off the coast of the Big Island, Hawaii.  Spinner dolphins are the smallest of the Hawaiian dolphins.  Snorkeling with the spinner dolphins was fantastic!

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Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle (Honu)

This Hawaiian green sea turtle (Chelonia midas) was photographed underwater off the coast of the Big Island in Hawaii.  In the Hawaiian language, these turtles are called honu.  Green sea turtles are actually not green, but are usually brownish, black, … Continue reading

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Wild Chickens (Common Peafowl) of Kauai

                                    Wild chickens roam throughout Kauai, one of the smaller and most beautiful of the Hawaiian islands. These common peafowls can be seen … Continue reading

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Spinner Dolphins!

  These Spinner dolphins were photographed off the coast of the Big Island, Hawaii.  Spinner dolphins socialize and rest in shallow coves (less than 50 meters in depth) during the day. As the dolphins transition between rest and feeding, they … Continue reading

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