The Vivid Visuals From Mauna Kea, Hawaii

February 18, 2013
Milky Way Mauna Kea

Source: Andrew Hara

Considered sacred by locals and scientists alike, the pristine peaks of Hawaii’s Mauna Kea have proven contentious. Given its high altitude and excellent air flow, Mauna Kea is considered one of the world’s finest astronomical observation sites and as such thirteen massive telescopes have been constructed by eleven different countries. To local Hawaiians, though, the much-revered volcanic peaks were reserved solely for the eyes of high-ranking tribal chiefs. Naturally, the tension between scientific research and cultural tradition in the region has been widespread, pernicious and persistent.

Kauai’s Dazzling Dragon Wave

January 12, 2013

Kauai's Dazzling Dragon Wave

True, fall is here in the Northern Hemisphere, but that doesn’t mean that a photo of Hawaii’s pristine beaches can’t warm you some.

The Milky Way Above A Hawaiian Lava Pool

June 19, 2012

Milky Way Above A Hawaiian Lava Pool Photograph

Mirroring the gilded tones of a Hawaiian lava pool, the Milky Way might be just as striking as the tropical paradise it reflects.

A Stunning Sunrise In Hawaii

May 2, 2012

Stunning Sunrise Hawaii

A beautiful sunrise in Hawaii captured from the geologically oldest of the Hawaiian islands Kauai, it is plain to see why Hawaiians are known for their amiable demeanor.

O’ahu’s Mystical Land Of A Thousand Waterfalls

March 23, 2012

Thousand Waterfalls Photo Hawaii

If this stunning waterfall landscape seems familiar to you, don’t be alarmed. This particularly other-worldly region of Oahu served as the backdrop for the popular TV series, “Lost.”

The Stunning Coastline Of Maui

March 3, 2012

Coastline Beautiful Maui

A beautiful photograph of the vantage of the ocean from the coastline of Maui, Hawaii.