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The Volcanic Abyss Below

Noon, Thursday. April 30, 2015  Halemaʻumaʻu Crater, Kilauea Volcano  Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Halema’uma’u is a pit crater located within the much larger summit caldera of Kilauea in  Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. The volcano diety, Pele resides in Halema’uma’u. The roughly … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Voyaging

Navigating the World They sail with no charts or instruments. No timepiece. No compass. They navigate as their ancestors did, guided by a world of natural signs—the arcing stars, sun, and moon; the signs of direction in swell and wind … Continue reading

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Sunset, as far as it goes

Holualoa, 28th of May photo The summer solstice occurred on June 21st this year. There comes a day, a point where the sun stops it’s yearly northern progression. I can see that point, a narrow peninsula from my lanai. It … Continue reading

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Four Birds, Sunset

Holualoa Four birds The vast ocean Sunset Happy Trails, Dohn  

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Transmitting at Sunset

…Copy. Receiving. Over. As one might imagine, Hawai’i is a popular tourist destination with a Kodak scenic moment around every bend in the road. Deep clear waters, swaying palm trees, waterfalls, rainbows and a kaleidoscope of exotic flowers all here to … Continue reading

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Mālama Honua – Worldwide Voyage of the Hokule’a and Hikianalia

Mālama Honua, “to care for our Earth.”  The Hokule’a and Hikianalia are double hulled voyaging canoes of ancient origin.   From the Polynesian Voyaging Society:  “The Hawaiian name for this voyage, Mālama Honua, means “to care for our Earth.” Living … Continue reading

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A Childs Prayer In The Evening

In the evening as a young lad with face freshly scrubbed, hair combed and teeth brushed, dressed in pajama top and bottoms I would kneel on the braided rug beside my bed with hands clasped, arms resting lightly on the … Continue reading

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