Category Archives: maui

Summer is almost here and soon the island will be full of visitors

Summer is a busy time in Maui, with families from around the word coming for a week or two to enjoy paradise.   That is good for the economy, as it means the roads and stores will be crowded.  For … Continue reading

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Early morning light on Maui’s North Shore

I watched the waves come in for a while and really enjoyed the waterfalls over the exposed coral. The lines of the reef and incoming wave helped me see the image I wanted to create,  but the incoming waves limited … Continue reading

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MoRe JaWs InSaNitY

It’s been a few weeks since I got up in the dark, and joined a bunch of fearless photographers and surfers and headed towards Jaws Surf Break in order to catch the sunrise and some waves prior to the surfers … Continue reading

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Jumping for Joy!

I had the opportunity to go whale watching this week in Maui, and it was so nice to get out on the water.  The whales were ever-present and we saw several competition pods, and a few mother calf and escorts.  … Continue reading

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You never know unless you go……

Maui has been enjoying Seattle type weather for the last week.  Dreary skies with lots of rain.  While the island needs the rain, the weather has kept people inside.  Go figure.   Well, last night I was driving home around sunset … Continue reading

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Crayon Whale Art from student from Montessori School of Maui

How about this drawing of a whale by James, from the Montessori School of Maui!   I am so impressed by the art created by the kids in response to my recent presentation at their school.   Talking about whales and sharing … Continue reading

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Maui, is a photographers paradise

Maui, has beautiful bamboo forests, sandy beaches, rugged and rocky coastlines, waterfalls, verdant valleys, streams, the pacific ocean, and so much more.  Indeed the island is paradise for photographers.  That said the quality of light in Maui can at times … Continue reading

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Pleasant Dreams Maui

Another beautiful day in Maui, comes to an end.  Soon the stars will shine and the sound of the waves lapping on the beach will be heard only by the wind and tiny crabs scampering in the sand. So glad … Continue reading

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Let the appreciation for whales continue with this drawing

As a father, conservationist, educator, and whale photographer, I am so proud of the drawings created by the students that attended my recent whale talk.  Each drawing is special and unique and shares a message of love, hope, and conservation … Continue reading

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Crayon Whale Art by Children from Maui’s Upcountry Montessori School

Just recently I did a presentation on whales at a local school.  In attendance were about 130 kids ranging from 5-11 years old.  I have dozens of presentations like this before but I never had as much fun as this … Continue reading

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