Tag Archives: Big Island

Breathtaking Kaniku Lava Flow Sunset, Hawaii Big Island

Dawn and dusk are often a special time in Hawaii. I don’t know if it’s the island chain’s location in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, but its amazing how often the rising or setting of the Sun can really … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Guilty Pleasures

Last week I told you (among other things) about the delicious cheeses I tried at Surfing Goat Dairy on Maui. Today I want to share another taste sensation I had while in Hawaii last year. The experience in question took … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Craftsman at Hōnaunau

Back in May, we visited the Pu’uhonau o Hōnaunau National Historic Park on the Big Island of Hawai’i. As you might expect, everything about Hōnaunau was fascinating. Yet one of the high points came as we were about to leave. … Continue reading

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Hawaii’s Big Island

Welcome to the penultimate part in my series about the differing characters of the five Hawaiian islands I was lucky enough to visit this time last year. So far I’ve dealt with the tropical lushness of Kauai, the Garden Island, … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

It’s going to take me at least 7 ½ lifetimes to see and do everything I want to on this enormous, beautiful planet. My Bucket List includes every last bit of its incredible diversity. From mountains to deserts. From coral … Continue reading

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Lava Land: Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii

I’ve always been fascinated with volcanoes. I suppose that’s to be expected, growing up as I did in the southeast part of the Serengeti, within view of Ngorongoro and the Crater Highlands (a story told in the first Jaspa’s Journey … Continue reading

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Woodland Juxtaposed

Wow! But finding pictures that combine multiple photo challenges gets harder and harder. Especially when the Daily Post throws out a word like Juxtaposition! Fortunately, Ailsa from Where’s My Backpack? and Cee from Cee’s Photography were a little kinder with … Continue reading

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