Mandatory* Shutdown – Video of Kailua Kona, Hawaii

Aloha, A video like this wasn’t ever planned. Kailua Kona on the west side of The Big Island of Hawaii is having its first weekend of the statewide shutdown for the prevention of spreading the Covid19 virus. Let me first explain that the stay at home mandate does allow for outdoor activities like walking, running, … Continue reading

Ka’u Desert Hiking Video #1

Aloha, I hope this post finds everyone doing as well as they can considering the current situation the world is in. Maybe this video will help you escape without leaving the house. I shot this video over one year ago. My hike started before sunrise so, the video starts up after that and finally retraces … Continue reading

Surfing videos & Other News

Aloha, Wow, I went the entire year of 2019 without a single post. That’s what happens when the volcano stops. It’s not like I haven’t been busy and I have numerous adventures planned now that the west side of the island is vog free. The Kona side has spectacular weather and skies. The following blog … Continue reading

10-22-18 Kilauea Volcano Summit

Aloha, Soon after Hawaii Volcanoes National Park opened I went out for the first full moon at the summit. The usual damp and breezy trade winds were gone and the area had some very heavy southerly rains right up until I arrived. The rest of the night was still and unusually warm. A huge steam … Continue reading

6-27-18 New Hawaii Lava Flow Images

Aloha, I’m finally caught up on editing down my photos from all the helicopter tours I’ve done recently. They’re in galleries noted by the date. To know what camera was used for an image, it’s the last part of the image name. Either D800 for the Nikon or GH5 for the Panasonic. It’s also noted … Continue reading

6-03-18 Lava Eruption Helicopter Tour

Aloha, Another spectacular Paradise helicopter tour of the eruption area. Two videos showing Kapoho mid-destruction. Like last time my GoPro 5 was attached to the bottom of my Panasonic GH5 so, when switching to my Nikon D800 the GoPro sits to the side. This outing the GoPro’s battery died before the tour was over but, … Continue reading