HAWAII pictures by The World Traveller

Paradise is knocking at your door on the islands of Maui, Kauai and the Big Island.


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Maui

Hawaiian hula dancer, Lahaina, Maui

Entertainment with hula dancer at the Kaanapali Ocean Inn

Lahaina

Sunset Maui

Sunset Maui

 

Sunset Lahaina, Maui

Sunset

Lahaina

Tropical landscape, Lahaina, Maui

Tropical landscape

Lahaina

Snorkeling and scuba diving, Maui

The best place for snorkeling and scuba diving

Honolua Bay

yachts in bay, Maui

Looking out over the Pacific Ocean

Nua’ailua Bay scenic lookout

Nua’ailua Bay scenic lookout

Road to Hana

Pacific ocean bay Maui

Looking out over the Pacific ocean

Lahaina oceanfront

Scenic oceanfront

Lahaina

underground cooking at the Old Lahaina Luau

Cooking a pig in the ground at a traditional Hawaiian hula

Old Lahaina Luau

Rainbow eucalyptus road to Hana

Rainbow eucalyptus, a tall tree with a unique multi-colored bark

Road to Hana

Keanae Church Road to Hana

Historic Keanae Congregational Church

Road to Hana

Red Sand Beach road to hana

Hidden cove of Red Sand Beach (Kaihalulu Beach)

Road to Hana

Black-crowned night heron maui tropical plantation

Black-crowned night heron

Maui Tropical Plantation

Black-crowned night heron maui tropical plantation

Black-crowned night heron

Maui Tropical Plantation

lipstick palm or red sealing wax palm

Exotic lipstick palm or red sealing wax palm

Maui Tropical Plantation

Iao Needle at Iao Valley State Park

Iao Needle

Iao Valley State Park

Iao Valley State Park

Iao Valley State Park

Young Haleakala silversword

Young Haleakala silversword

Haleakala National Park

Haleakala silversword growing

Haleakala silversword growing

Haleakala National Park

Haleakala silversword blooming

Haleakala silversword blooms only once then dies.

Haleakala National Park

Hawaiian stilt Kealia Coastal Boardwalk

Hawaiian stilt looking for food

Kealia Coastal Boardwalk

Hawaiian stilt Kealia Coastal Boardwalk

Hawaiian stilt discovering the world with the young ones

Kealia Coastal Boardwalk

Grey-tailed tattler bird Hawaii

Grey-tailed tattler or Polynesian tattler

Kealia Coastal Boardwalk

Kauai

white heron botanical garden hawaii

Elegant egret white heron looking out for a catch

Moir botanical gardens

gold dust day gecko moir botanical garden hawaii

This colorful gold dust day gecko can't get enough of the juicy red cactus fruit

Moir botanical gardens

gold dust day gecko moir botanical garden

Two gold dust day geckos heading for the red cactus fruit

Moir botanical gardens

Pink lotus flower Moir Gardens, Kauai

Pink lotus flower

Moir Gardens, Kauai

Juicy red cactus fruit moir gardens

Juicy red cactus fruit

Moir Gardens, Kauai

Golden Shrimp plant or Lollipop flower

Golden Shrimp plant or Lollipop flower

Moir Gardens, Kauai

Water hyacinth

Water hyacinth

Moir Gardens, Kauai

Hawaiian hibiscus

Hawaiian hibiscus, Hawaii's state flower

Moir Gardens, Kauai

Jatropha podagrica, also called Buddha belly

Jatropha podagrica, also called Buddha belly

Moir Gardens, Kauai

pink water lilies moir botanical garden

Pink water lilies

Moir Botanical Gardens

Pink water lily Moir Botanical Gardens

Water lily close up

Moir Botanical Gardens

Brown anole Moir Botanical Gardens

Brown anole (Anolis sagrei)

Moir Botanical Gardens

View over Kauai from a doors off helicopter

Amazing view over Kauai from a doors off helicopter

 

Aerial view of Lihue

Aerial view of Lihue

 

Discovering Kauai by helicopter

Discovering Kauai by helicopter

Lihue

secluded beach at Na Pali Coast

High cliffs surrounding a secluded beach

Na Pali Coast State Wilderness Park

Na Pali Coast State Wilderness Park

A sea of green and misty clouds

Na Pali Coast State Wilderness Park

Na Pali Coast State Wilderness Park

Mountains and valleys

Na Pali Coast State Wilderness Park

Aerial view of the Na Pali Coast from a doors off helicopter

Aerial view of the Na Pali Coast from a doors off helicopter

Na Pali Coast State Wilderness Park

Impressive cliffs at Na Pali Coast

Impressive cliffs

Na Pali Coast State Wilderness Park

Na Pali Coast

Aerial view of the lush green mountains and waterfalls

Na Pali Coast State Wilderness Park

Mountains at Na Pali Coast

Magnificent green mountains

Na Pali Coast State Wilderness Park

Na Pali Coast

Deep gorges and waterfalls

Na Pali Coast State Wilderness Park

Na Pali Coast

Magnificent coast line

Na Pali Coast State Wilderness Park

rainbow at Na Pali Coast

Follow the rainbow

Na Pali Coast State Wilderness Park

Discovering Kauai by helicopter

Discovering Kauai by helicopter

Lihue

Discovering Kauai by helicopter

Discovering Kauai by helicopter

Lihue

Waimea Canyon State Park

Waimea Canyon State Park

 

Kalalau valley lookout Kokee State Park

Kalalau valley lookout

Kokee State Park

Waimea Canyon State Park

Waimea Canyon State Park

 

Waimea Canyon State Park

Waimea Canyon, aka the Grand Canyon of the Pacific

Waimea Canyon State Park

Waimea Canyon State ParkWaipoo Falls

Waimea Canyon State Park

Waimea Canyon State Park

Waimea Canyon, aka the Grand Canyon of the Pacific

Waimea Canyon State Park

Koke'e State Park

Meandering river along the red earth ending in a waterfall

Koke'e State Park

Polihale remote beach hawaii

Secluded beach with large sand dunes

Polihale State Park

Polihale secluded beach hawaii

Secluded, tranquil beach with large sand dunes and turquoise water

Polihale State Park

Sand crab Hanamaulu Beach Park

Sand crab

Hanamaulu Beach Park

Double rainbow over the Pacific in Kapaa

Double rainbow over the Pacific Ocean

Kapaa

Aston Islander on the Beach

Strolling on the beach looking out over the Pacific Ocean

Backyard of the Aston Islander on the Beach hotel in Kapaa

Lydgate Beach Park

Holiday in paradise. Families enjoying the beach, swimming in the sea, relaxing under palm trees

Lydgate Beach Park

driftwood at Lydgate Beach Park

Driftwood on the deserted beach

Lydgate Beach Park

Lydgate Beach Park

Relaxing in the shade watching the beach fun

Lydgate Beach Park

Rocky shoreline at Spouting Horn Beach Park Poipu

Rocky shoreline at Spouting Horn Beach Park

Poipu

Spouting Horn blowhole Poipu

Spouting Horn blowhole

Poipu

Rocky shoreline and Spouting Horn blowhole

Rocky shoreline and Spouting Horn blowhole

Poipu

Hala trees Queen's Bath Kauai

Hala trees

Queen's Bath

Queen's Bath kauai hawaii

Rocky landscape of lava rock

Queen's Bath

hiking trail to Queen's Bath

Along the hiking trail to Queen's Bath

Princeville

Juvenile albatross

Juvenile albatross

Queen's Bath

Red-crested cardinal

Red-crested cardinal

 

White-rumped shama

White-rumped shama

 

Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

Kilauea Point

Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

Kilauea Point Lighthouse, Kauai

Kilauea Point Lighthouse

 

Nene or Hawaiian goose at Kilauea Point

Nene or Hawaiian goose

Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

Coral at Kalapaki

Coral

Kalapaki

Kalapaki Bay

Kalapaki Bay

 

Kukii Point Lighthouse Kalapaki

Kukii Point Lighthouse

Kalapaki

Kalapaki Beach kauai

Waves crashing on the black boulders of Kalapaki Beach

 

Kukii Point lighthouse Kalapaki Beach

Kukii Point lighthouse

Kalapaki

Coral at Kalapaki beach

Coral

Kalapaki

Thin shelled rock crab

Thin shelled rock crab

Ahukini

warning signs

Sea and coast warning signs

Ahukini

Palmtree at Hanalei valley lookout

Palmtree at Hanalei valley lookout

Hanalei valley

Aadheenam Hindu Monastery Kauai

Aadheenam Hindu Monastery

Kauai

Aadheenam Hindu Monastery

Aadheenam Hindu Monastery

Kauai

Aadheenam Hindu Monastery

Aadheenam Hindu Monastery

Kauai

Wailua Falls

Wailua Falls

 

Wailua Falls

Wailua Falls

 

Na Pali Coast Kauai Hawaii

Meandering river cutting through green valley

Na Pali Coast State Wilderness Park

Big Island

gold dust day gecko at Akaka Falls State Park

Look at those blue toes of the gold dust day gecko

Akaka Falls State Park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

'Ohi'a lehua or Metrosideros polymorpha

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Umauma rainforest

Exotic plant

Umauma rainforest

red torch ginger Umauma rainforest park

Tropical red torch ginger flower (Etlingera elatior)

Umauma rainforest

red torch ginger flower Akaka Falls State Park

Red torch ginger flower (Etlingera elatior)

Akaka Falls State Park

Pink torch ginger flower Umauma rainforest park

Pink torch ginger flower (Etlingera elatior)

Umauma rainforest

Rainbow Falls Wailuku River State Park

Clouds reflecting in a pool on top of the Rainbow Falls

Wailuku River State Park

Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park

Traditional Hawaiian huts

Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park

Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park

Tiki woman statue

Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park

Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park Hawaii

Tiki man

Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park

Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park Hawaii

Tiki statues

Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park