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Seeking Refuge in South Kona

“Oh man,” said my friend Tui when I mentioned Kealakekua Bay. “That’s where Captain Cook got got.” Which is a polite way of saying that James Cook got stabbed to death with a spear, then had the flesh cooked off his bones. 1,835 more words

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A Yellow-billed Cardinal after a bath on a very hot day in Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historic Park, Hawaii. 24 more words

Animals

"Faith and the Mountain", by Lanny Sinkin (Ali`i Mana`o Nui), 4-27-15

A message recounting part of the history of protecting Mauna Kea.

“The proposal to build the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea takes place in a context of opposition to such telescopes stretching back for years.

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"Faith and the Mountain", by Lanny Sinkin, 4-27-15

A message recounting part of the history of protecting Mauna Kea.

“The proposal to build the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea takes place in a context of opposition to such telescopes stretching back for years.

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Marching together in the Merrie Monarch Parade 2015

Hawaiian hoary bats, Kamehameheha butterflies, feral pua‘a, ‘ōhi‘a & koa trees, and other cool creatures emerged from the Hawaiian rainforest and marched the streets of Hilo this past Saturday, April 11 in the annual Merrie Monarch Parade. 352 more words

Pacific Island National Parks

Monochromes from Hawaii (the Big Island)

Hawaii, Hawaii, 23 to 26 February 2015

Here is a series of monochromes from images in previous posts from Hawaii (the Big Island).

This is the lava, palms and sea just below where we were staying. 96 more words

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Pu'uhonua o Honaunau

Hawaii (The Big Island), Hawaii, 25 February 2015

In the previous post we were driving up the west coast of the island of Hawaii but I omitted the visit to… 599 more words

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