Archive for the category "September 2017"

In this view of Mauna Kea from the Pu’u O’o Trail, the trees of a kipuka, clouds rolling over the saddle, and the bulk of the mountain create a layered effect.

Mauna Kea view

The plumage of birds at rest often has a wonderful layered look to it. This zebra dove is no exception.

Zebra dove plumage

A stareye parrotfish in the waters off the Big Island of Hawaii.

Stareye parrotfish

The trail to Honokane Nui Valley passes through tree-shaded clearings, tropical-leafed tunnels, and bamboo canyons.

Trail to Honokane Nui Valley

A tiny jellyfish floats in the waters off the Big Island of Hawaii.

Abstracts: Jellyfish

A mourning gecko drinks at a bird of paradise flower.

Mourning gecko on bird of paradise flower

Vireya rhododendrons grow well on the Big Island and have beautiful flowers.

Vireya rhododendron

The very long baseline array on Mauna Kea is one of the ten radio telescopes that make up the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA)

Very Long Baseline Array on Mauna Kea