Entries by Ken Fields

The King Protea

The King Protea, known technically as Protea cynaroides, is one of the most dominant flowers in flower displays and arrangements. It is widely cultivated in Hawaii.  The King protea was originally from the Cape Town area of South Africa. It is actually the national flower of south Africa.

Hawaiian Monk Seal

Every once in a while a Hawaiian Monk Seal will be seen resting on a local beach. They typically remain for a day or two, and then take off. They are not at all active during these resting periods, but can be a sight worth seeing….

Upcountry Maui Sunset View

An Upcountry sunset Maui view is almost an activity in and of itself, and totally free; just drive on up towards Ulapalakua, find a place to park, and enjoy the stunning scenery as the sun sets over the south shore of Maui,  Kahoolawe and Molokini…