Hawaii Digital Gallery

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Photographs are presented in roughly the order in which they were taken.


Leaving, On A Jet Plane!

A snowy day in Madison

View from 42,000 feet

The Pacific Ocean, somewhere between San Francisco and Hawaii.

View from 42,000 feet

The Pacific Ocean, somewhere between San Francisco and Hawaii.

View from 42,000 feet

The Pacific Ocean, somewhere between San Francisco and Hawaii.

Land, Ho!

First glimpse of land. Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa loom in the distance (Big Island) with Halekala (Maui) closer by.

Pearl Harbor

View from the Arizona Memorial Visitor's Center across the harbor towards the Memorial and USS Missouri.

USS Arizona Memorial

Barbette from turret #3.

USS Arizona Memorial

Barbette from turret #3.

USS Arizona Memorial

Stump of the ship's mainmast.

USS Arizona Memorial

The Shrine Room.

USS Arizona Memorial

View of the ship.

USS Arizona Memorial

Oil seeping to the surface of Pearl Harbor.

USS Arizona Memorial

Oil seeping to the surface of Pearl Harbor.

USS Arizona Memorial

View of USS Missouri from the Arizona Memorial. The small buoy marks the Arizona's bow. Part of the ship between the Memorial and buoy is just barely sticking out of the water as the tide falls.

USS Arizona Memorial

View across the barbette for turret #3 towards land.

USS Arizona Memorial

Looking at the berth occupied by USS Nevada on December 7, 1941.

USS Arizona Memorial

Looking down through the viewport in the middle of the Memorial.

USS Arizona Memorial

The ship's bell, hanging in the Visitor's Center.

USS Missouri

Looking up at the ship's superstructure.

USS Missouri

Looking over the forward turrets towards the Arizona Memorial.

USS Missouri

Looking across the ship towards land.

USS Missouri

View from the bow.

USS Missouri

Looking at the ship across the entry plaza.

Japanese Kaiten

Captured suicide piloted-torpedo at the USS Bowfin Memorial.

Submarine Memorial

Memorial grounds to all U.S. submarines lost in World War II, at the USS Bowfin Memorial.

Honolulu Highway

Driving along a tropical highway.

Honolulu Highway

Driving along a tropical highway.

Honolulu Highway

Driving along a tropical highway.

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

View from the entrance looking across the grounds towards the Monument to the Missing.

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

View across the grounds towards the Koolau Mountains.

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

The grave of Ellison Onizuka, lost in the Challenger disaster.

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Grave of Ernie Pyle, famous journalist, lost in World War II.

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Looking up at the Monument to the Missing, the War murals and the chapel.

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Columbia, standing on the bow of an aircraft carrier. On each side are the War Murals and the chapel is behind.

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

View from Columbia looking back across the grounds.

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

The War Mural Galleries.

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

One of the War Murals.

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

One of the War Murals.

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

One of the War Murals.

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

One of the War Murals.

Honolulu and Diamond Head

View from the National Memorial Cemetery.

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Looking at the Cemetery from an overlook in the Koolau Mountains. The Cemetery, also known as the Punchbowl, is contained in an ancient volcanic crater.

Honolulu and Pearl Harbor

View of the airport and looking towards Pearl Harbor, from the National Memorial Cemetery.

Honolulu and the Pacific Ocean

View from the National Memorial Cemetery.

Diamond Head

View from the National Memorial Cemetery.

Climbing Diamond Head

Looking up at the crater wall, near the trailhead.

Climbing Diamond Head

Looking back across the crater, partway up the trail.

Climbing Diamond Head

Remnants of a gun mount on the crater wall.

Climbing Diamond Head

View from an old gun mount.

Climbing Diamond Head

At this point the trail leaves the crater wall and takes you into the old defense complex. First up, a long tunnel. It was unlit at the time of my visit.

Climbing Diamond Head

Step 10...of 99.

Climbing Diamond Head

Finally, the top step! At this point you go into the old defense complex and work your way higher through the crater wall.

Climbing Diamond Head

Looking into one of the old gunports in the defense complex.

Climbing Diamond Head

Partway through the defense complex you climb an old spiral staircase. This area was completely unlit when I visited.

Climbing Diamond Head

Still visible on the far wall is a chart showing the layout of the area visible from the defense complex.

Climbing Diamond Head

View of the Pacific Ocean from the defense complex.

Climbing Diamond Head

Old gun mount in the defense complex.

Climbing Diamond Head

View of Honolulu from a port in the defense complex.

Climbing Diamond Head

The spot where you crawl out of the defense complex back onto the trail.

View from Diamond Head

Waikiki Beach and Honolulu.

View from Diamond Head

Looking towards Koko Head.

View from Diamond Head

Honolulu and Waikiki Beach

View from Diamond Head

Building up the flanks of the Koolau Range

Coastal View

View of the Oahu coastline, approaching Makapu'u Point heading towards Waimanolo.

Rabbit Island

View from Waimanolo Beach.

Koolau Cliffs

View of the Koolau Mountains, from a highway near Kaneohe.

View from Nuuanu Pali Lookout

View from Nuuanu Pali Lookout

View from Nuuanu Pali Lookout

View from Nuuanu Pali Lookout

View from Nuuanu Pali Lookout

Kaneohe Cliffs

View of the Koolau Mountains from Kualoa Regional Park near Kaneohe.

Heading to the Big Island

Aloha Airlines at the Honolulu airport

What a view!

Hilo Bay from my hotel room.

Hotel View

Looking across Hilo Bay from my hotel balcony.

Hotel View

Looking across Hilo Bay towards Mauna Kea (shrouded in clouds) from my hotel balcony.

Hotel View

Looking across Hilo Bay from my hotel balcony.

Hotel View

Looking at the man-made island in Hilo Bay from my hotel balcony.

Hotel View

Looking across Hilo Bay towards Mauna Kea from my hotel balcony.

Magnificent Desolation

Looking across the lava fields near Halemaumau.

Closeup of Halemaumau

The left edge of Halemaumau,with active steam vents.

Hot Lava!

Lava flowing down Pulama Pali at night.

Hot Lava!

Lava flowing down Pulama Pali at night.

Hot lava!

Lava flowing down Pulama Pali at night.

Kilauea Iki

Looking into the crater. Mauna Loa rises in the background.

Kilauea Iki

Looking at the spatter cone from the trailhead above the crater.

Kilauea Iki

Looking down into Kilauea Iki, from near the trailhead. The spatter cone is on the left. Halemaumau, the main caldera of Kilauea is visible in the distance. Mauna Loa rises in the background.

On the floor of Kilauea Iki

View from midway across the crater trail

Pali View

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Pali View

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Magnificent Desolation

Lava field at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, seen from Chain of Craters Road

View of Holei Pali

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, from Chain of Craters Road

View of Holei Pali

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, from Chain of Craters Road

Marker at Puu Loa

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Pahoehoe flow at Puu Loa

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Pahoehoe flow at Puu Loa

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Petroglyphs at Puu Loa

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Petroglyphs at Puu Loa

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Petroglyphs at Puu Loa

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Petroglyphs at Puu Loa

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Petroglyphs at Puu Loa

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Petroglyphs at Puu Loa

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Petroglyphs at Puu Loa

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Petroglyphs at Puu Loa

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Petroglyphs at Puu Loa

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Petroglyphs at Puu Loa

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Petroglyphs at Puu Loa

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Petroglyphs at Puu Loa

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Sea Arch

At the coastline in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Volcanic Coastline

Looking along the lava cliffs in Hawaii Volcano National Park

Lava!

Spilling down Pulama Pali, as seen from Chain of Craters Road

Lava!

Spilling down Pulama Pali, as seen from Chain of Craters Road

USS Arizona Memorial

Mural in the Visitor's Center

USS Arizona Memorial

Orientation Map at the Vistor's Center

Pearl Harbor

Looking towards the Submarine Base and signal tower

USS Arizona Memorial

Approaching on a Navy launch

USS Arizona Memorial

Oil seeping to the surface of Pearl Harbor

USS Arizona Memorial

Oil seeping to the surface of Pearl Harbor

USS Arizona Memorial

USS Arizona Memorial

USS Arizona Memorial

Shrine Room

USS Arizona Memorial

Shrine Room

USS Arizona Memorial

Oil seeping to the surface of Pearl Harbor

USS Arizona Memorial

USS Arizona Memorial

USS Arizona Memorial

USS Arizona Memorial

Oil seeping to the surface of Pearl Harbor

USS Arizona Memorial

USS Arizona Memorial

USS Arizona Memorial

USS Arizona Memorial

Oil seeping to the surface of Pearl Harbor

USS Arizona Memorial

Looking into the Shrine Room.

USS Arizona

One of her anchors on display at the Memorial Visitor's Center

USS Missouri

Superstructure view

USS Missouri

View from the pier

Battleship Berth

One of the mooring quays on Battleship Row

USS Arizona Memorial

View of the Arizona Memorial from USS Missouri

USS Missouri

From near the bow

USS Missouri

Under the guns of Turret #1

USS Missouri

View from the starboard quarter

Berth of USS. Neosho

Remants of the berth occupied by USS Neosho at Pearl Harbor.

Rental #1

Toyota Echo rented for the first few days on Oahu. Not-so-lovingly referred to as the "Speck."

Rental #2

Mazda 626 rented on the Big Island. I got a free upgrade when the person who had reserved this car had not turned up to claim it.

Rental #3

Mustang rented for the second stay on Oahu.

Panoramic view of Diamond Head and Honolulu

From the National Memorial Cemetery.

Panoramic view of Waikiki and Honolulu

From the top of Diamond Head.

Panoramic view of Halemaumau

The main crater of Kilauea.

Panoramic view of the USS Arizona schematic

Showing her position under the Memorial.