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Pele stretches under her skirt

This is an amazing photo I found on the web credited to CK Horne. I love how it shows the new land formation under the water. It also shows why we have had so much 'vog' recently. Normally we don't have 'vog' (volcanic fog) in Kohala, but, in winter our wind patterns shift and when our regular Trades drop and the wind shifts to come out of the south we get 'vog' carried up to the north of the island. Actually the entire Hawaiian island chain experiences this vog coverage under these conditions. It is quite remarkable that daily Puu O'o pumps out enough emissions to blanket the entire chain for hundreds of miles. She's one busy lady that Madam Pele!

Putting it Perspective part II

Putting it in perspective part II. Why do those 3,000' cliffs between Pololu and Waipio look like they do? Because the whole top of the north tip of the island sheared off under it's own weight and fell below the water. If it hadn't it would have looked like this. North Kohala is fertile grazing land for cattle. If all this was above sea level I can only imagine, with the alluvial runoff shown, what incredibly rich soil this plain must have.

Ancheline Ponds of South Kohala

On the South Kohala Coast at the Waikoloa Beach Resort, among other attractions, is a nature preserve. The ancheline ponds at Anaehoomalu Bay in front of Kolea are preserved for generations to enjoy this natural beauty. At times the colors in these waters can be electric; from day-glow green and orange, to pulsing yellows. Here they are serene with the sunset across the ocean beyond. There is a trail through the ponds to the beach. A walk through here is always an opportunity to stop, breathe, and reflect in these faerie reflecting pools. What might you 'see'? Photo Kloof Photography.

A whale of a tale at the end of the rainbow

It's whale season in the rainbow state. Due to high winds all whale watches on the Kohala Coast have been suspended, but, these majestic marine mammals can be seen from shore. Thanks to Mike Neal for this beautiful photo. 

Red Hot Surfing

I wouldn't advocate amatures try this. The ocean on the south side is treacherous without the added peril of molton lava and glass shards. The results are spectacular. The battle continues....
 
Photographer said: This is the first ever photo taken surf photography style with the lava down the wave. I entered the 110 + degree water filled with volcanic glass and lava bombs to take the first ever lava shot taken from in the breaking waves. It was a shoot of a lifetime after 3 days in the water with the lava, the lava broke out and covered the entire beach.