Hawaii

Sunday, August 6th through Sunday, August 13th, 2006

AJ was tapped to work on a research cruise leaving from Hawaii. We went over a week early, and spent some time on the island of Oahu.

1: A speckled pigeon in Waikiki's marketplace
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2: Doves (well, white pigeons) in Waikiki
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3: The beach at Waikiki, early in the morning
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4: More beach
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5: And more beach
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6: Banyan trees
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7: Non-descript fish in a canal
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8: Overlooking Honolulu, on the way up to Diamond Head
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9: Zooming in
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10: More zooming
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11: Morning glories in the Diamond Head crater
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12: Me, at the Diamond Head trailhead
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13: The birds of Oahu. I kept bringing this photo up for reference!
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14: The view from the top of Diamond Head
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15: This was an amazingly short "hike"--maybe a mile or so--but it took an hour and a half
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16: This was because of all the people. The trail was literally wall-to-wall people in some places
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17: This little guy came over after the "hike"
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18: A flowering tree
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19: Watching the waves crash against the seawall
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20: This was a bit west of Waikiki
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21: I couldn't quite get the timing right
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22: There were some waves that just soaked the area, but I missed them all
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23: Small splash
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24: You can see downtown Waikiki in the background
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25: Snorkeling at Shark's Cove, on the north shore
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26: I was all excited--I was positive this guy was a puffer fish. On closer inspection, he turned out to be a toby.
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27: A lined butterflyfish scoots away from me
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28: Here he is again!
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29: Well, what do you know? It's Kevin's old ship, the Ka'imimoana
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30: Loading the CTD rosette onto the Kilo Moana
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31: Hi, Kevin!
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32: Another shot of the Kilo Moana
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33: The aft deck of the Kilo Moana, covered in crates
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