Journey to the top of the Earth

One evening in Hawaii, we decided to journey up to the top of Mauna Kea, the highest point in Hawaii.  Standing at the top nearly 14,000 feet in elevation above sea level and above 40% of the Earth’s atmosphere, left me short of breath but not short on views.  The vista from the top looking […]

Hawaiian volcanic activity from the air

Daniela and I flew around Hawaii’s Big Island in a Cessna 172S yesterday and were lucky enough to have just enough cloud clearance to sneak into the rift zone for some photos of Kilauea’s active Puʻu ʻŌʻō volcanic vent in Volcano National Park.  Check out the gallery for more shots taken by us during the two-and-a-half hour […]