First order of businss, is lifejacket drill.
Then you can have a drink
The sun goes down on Honolulu Harbor
The Aloha Tower
Away we go
Goodbye to Oahu for a while.
Good morning to the Big Island (Hawaii)
Our first stop was at the black sand beaches of Punulu'u
More of the black sand beach
We went on to Volcanoes national park here you can see steam venting up through the ground.
One of the crevasses
Looks very much like a lunar landscape
Looking down into one of the craters
One of the older lava flows, it is amazing how life comes back to these areas
The ocean far below
More of the vegetation.
The active area where the lava is entering the ocean
A more recent lava flow, but vegetation is already beginning to take hold.
Here we are on Maui heading up Haleakala to see another crater.
looking in the other direction.
These are Nene the State bird.
At 10,032 feet we are well above the clouds. The island in the distance is Hawaii the Big Island.
Lynne at 10,000 feet in a high wind.