Pa’i ki’i Imagery

May 25, 2012

Don’t Stand Here

Filed under: Landscape,Photography — paikiiimagery @ 5:10 pm
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This time of year you don’t want to try and get a picture like this at the Blow hole on Oahu.  By May the large waves come from the south side. Winter storms in the Southern Hemisphere generate swells that create breaking waves on south facing shores. To stand here during the summer is to court personal disaster.  As this was in February, the surf action was on the North Shore.  If you’ve seen video of the Banzai Pipeline, that’s during the winter while the south and east shores are flat.

Blow Hole Deviant2

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February 14, 2009

Now a shameless plug for Hawaii Tourism

Filed under: Landscape,Photography — paikiiimagery @ 9:26 am
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Driving around the eastern end of Oahu gives you a lot of great spots to view the coast of Oahu and across the Molokai Channel to Molokai and West Maui.  This time of the year the lookouts are filled with people hoping to see whales cavorting in the local waters.  You might see a small geyser of water spraying into the air as a whale exhales through its’ blowhole.    When the surf is kicking up you can see a geological blowhole in action at the Blowhole lookout. I took this photo recently from nearby Sandy Beach.

 

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