Tag: hawaii

Apr 27, 2017

Surfing Jaws at Night Looks as Crazy as it Sounds

Surfing Jaws at Night Looks as Crazy as it Sounds

On January 20, 2011 Mark Visser rode the infamous Hawaiian big wave surf spot, Jaws, at 2am

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May 9, 2016

How to Husk a Coconut According to Chief Kap Te’o-Tafiti

How to Husk a Coconut According to Chief Kap Te’o-Tafiti

Chief Kap Te’o-Tafiti of the Polynesian Cultural Center’s Samoan Village shows how to husk a coconut… with his teeth!

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Dec 14, 2015

The Slow and Destructive Power of Lava Flows

The Slow and Destructive Power of Lava Flows

On June 27, 2014 a large lava flow broke out on the northeast side of Puu Oo and began to head east. Watch its destructive path in this in-depth video by the University of Hawaii’s Cheryl Gansecki and Ken Hon.

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Oct 2, 2015

A Timelapse Exploration of Hawaii’s Mesmerizing Lava Flow

A Timelapse Exploration of Hawaii’s Mesmerizing Lava Flow

Come face-to-face with one of nature’s most intriguing phenomena, lava, as it flows from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, consuming everything in its path.

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May 10, 2015

Picture of the Day: Pod of Whales on Google Maps

Picture of the Day: Pod of Whales on Google Maps

Image by Google, Map Data If you go to 20°38’11.8″N 156°27’45.4″W on Google Maps you will see a pod of whales swimming off the coast of Maui, which is the second-largest of the Hawaiian Islands. When you take snapshots of the globe like Google does you’re bound to capture some interesting sights. Finding them…

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Feb 9, 2015

Bending Jaws

Bending Jaws

On January 21, 2015, a large swell descended on the Hawaiian Islands. At Peahi, a place on the north shore of Maui, surfers of the iconic big wave surfing break known simply as “Jaws” were in for a treat. Dan Norkunas of Take Shelter Productions was there to capture the epic day of surfing.…

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Nov 21, 2013

Picture of the Day: Watch Your Step

Picture of the Day: Watch Your Step

WATCH YOUR STEP Photograph by Michael Keany The Haʻikū Stairs, also known as the Stairway to Heaven or Haʻikū Ladder, is a steep hiking trail in Kaneohe, Hawaii, on the island of Oʻahu. The trail began as a wooden ladder spiked to the cliff on the south side of the Haʻikū Valley.…

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