North Shore




Hawai'i, October, 2008

These photos are from a business trip to Hawai'i in October, 2008

Tuesday

On Tuesday (October 7, 2008,) I tried again. First I drove to Nuuanu Pali Overlook. This first photo is a view of a nearby mountain, with the clouds still shrouding the peak.

Hawaii Oahu Nuuanu Pali Overlook



Here are a couple of photos from the overlook:

Hawaii Oahu Nuuanu Pali Overlook



Looking toward Honolulu/Waikiki:

Hawaii Oahu Nuuanu Pali Overlook



Then I drove up to the North Shore, hoping to see some of the big breakers I had heard about. However, I guess it was too early in the season because the areas where the big ones should have been were completely flat, with no breaking waves at all. However, I did get some nice photos along the way. Here are a couple of the photos:

Hawaii Oahu North Shore



Hawaii Oahu North Shore



I stopped at the North Shore Marketplace in the town of Hale'iwa and had some great fish and chips at the Breakers Restaurant and Bar. Here are a couple of friends I met there:

Hawaii Oahu North Shore Marketplace



Then I drove back along the coast toward the blowhole that I visited yesterday. Before I got to the blowhole, I stopped and took the next three photos at a viewing area near the lighthouse:

Hawaii Oahu



Waves breaking on the rocks:

Hawaii Oahu



Some kind of crab:

Hawaii Oahu



This next photo was taken at the next viewing area down the coast. This photo is looking back along the way I had just come from:

Hawaii Oahu



Then I stopped at the Halona Blowhole Lookout, where waves breaking in on the rocks are forced through a natural hole in the rocks. This is the best photo I got of the resulting spray:

Hawaii Oahu Halona Blowhole Lookout



Just off shore here was this research vessel. I do not know what they were doing there.

Hawaii Oahu research vessel



I saw this bird here also:

Hawaii Oahu bird



Then I went into work at about 6:00 pm.










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