Hualalai Sunset... Wanting Memories.

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    On the high road road to Kona from Waimea on the Big Isle near Puu Waawaa, acres and acres of dried lava beds from active flows from Mauna Loa in the 1800s stretch for miles across the slopes of Hualalai out to the sea. From this spot at around 2500' (760 m) high, the setting sun conducts its symphony of lights with an orchestra of clouds.

    Click on the "map" below and to the right in "Additional Information" to see where it was taken. Be sure to click on "hybrid" or "satellite" to see the lava beds.

    I can't think of a better soundtrack for this image than "Wanting Memories." In the '90s, you couldn't turn on a radio in Hawaii without hearing this song by Keali'i Reichel (written by Dr. Ysaye Barnwell from the African-American all-female a cappella group 'Sweet Honey On The Rocks.")

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    1. souphatra 64 months ago | reply

      that's amazing!! WOW! love the colors and compo

      maui is good. It rained pretty hard last night for 4+ hours here. not too bad though and today was picture perfect so i am guessing no, we didn't ... ! =p

    2. louie imaging 64 months ago | reply

      i love panos! i like the story that this one tells.
      looking forward to seeing more from you rex!

    3. anka.anka28 64 months ago | reply

      Beautiful view!!!

    4. Photography By Tris 64 months ago | reply

      Beautiful
      please visit my stream

    5. Carly Wong 64 months ago | reply

      wow, what an amazing scene...one of those it makes me wish i could see it with my naked eye too...

    6. Mick H 51 64 months ago | reply

      Spectacular sky ! !

    7. Foto Nomad 64 months ago | reply

      waaait a second - is that a Kona nightingale there on the far left?!? Just kidding. :o) The colors in this photo are spectacular!

    8. CyrusMafi 64 months ago | reply

      What an amzing capture Max!!!
      Sorry to have been gone for such a long time...Work has been just crazy... Still up to my eyeballs, but it is great to see freinds
      thank you my friend

    9. nyamamu 64 months ago | reply

      Beautiful! I wanna go to Hawaiiiiiii!!!!!!!

    10. castillerozaldívar 64 months ago | reply

      Great and gorgeous sunset, Rex. Love the format and the first term.

      Bests regards

    11. castillerozaldívar 64 months ago | reply

      Very well Rex!!, Thanks

    12. photoeyesee 64 months ago | reply

      Breathtaking !!!!!

    13. Marcos Arruda 64 months ago | reply

      Amazing photo...
      fantastic...

    14. narebaa 64 months ago | reply

      Beautifull shot !

    15. Michelle in NY 64 months ago | reply

      This is really beautiful, especially viewed large. I love the rich colors!

    16. J. Hull 63 months ago | reply

      Very nice, Rex.

    17. *iskandar 63 months ago | reply

      stunning, rex!

    18. the color of sound [deleted] 58 months ago | reply

      Epic. Symphony of lights, I love that.

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