Mauna Kea from Saddle Road.
Good to know!
Are we ready for LAVA?
On the road again ...
New growth in new land.
The Royal Gardens area smoldering above the lava tubes flowing to the ocean.
The viewing station at the Waikupanaha Ocean Entry.
The imprint of a pineapple on the hot (now cooled) lava. The white mark on the top of the picture is reflective paint to guide folks with flashlights in the dark.
Steam and lava.
Lots of people!
Watching nature's fireworks.
Dusk on the sea bench.
Grandma's Sunset at 7:45 p.m. on July 27, 2009.
New land being born.
Sunset and nature's fireworks for Grandma!
Aboard the Kamanu awaiting the darkness and the manta rays ... worried?
Manta ray in the dark!
Manta ray coming toward the camera.
Katie and Rosie.
Turtle by Gabe!
Turtle by Gabe.
Sea slug by Doug.
Brain coral and yellow tang.
Pink coral with Moorish idol.
Sea urchin, leave it ALONE!
Aboard the Sea Smoke at the Ke-awa-iki beach!
Trumpet fish #2!
Rosie, Sandy, Katie and Dave in the water, Anna in the background on the Sea Smoke.
Almost at the Keawawiki Beach!
On the way to Keawaiki Beach, back to the Queen's Highway view. WATCH YOUR STEP!
Our secluded black sand beach, no one else around, literally!
Shortcut back to the highway from Keawaiki Beach, just follow the arrows painted on the pahoehoe!