Hawaii https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/ Hawaii Rainbow Falls Park Entrance Falls Entrance https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205339633 205339633 Rainbow Falls A picture of the falls from a distance. https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205339634 205339634 Rainbow Falls A Close Up of the split head of the falls coming from the river https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205339636 205339636 Walluku River The River forms the falls https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205339637 205339637 The Falls They appear to fall about 200 feet to the bottom https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205339638 205339638 The Rainbow Affect When the sun hits the water vapor at the right time, rainbow affects take place. You can see that starting to form at the bottom of the falls where it looks like a steam vapor rising https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205339639 205339639 The Same Being further away you can see more of the vapor but less of the rainbow affect https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205339640 205339640 An Island in the Pacific This island is seen easily from the highway going northward from Hilo https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205339641 205339641 Hilo The city as seen from the hotel we stayed in https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205339642 205339642 Black Sands Beach Facilities https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205339643 205339643 Black Sand Beach It is a violent place where, a long time ago, some of the first inhabitants from other islands tried to land their crafts. https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205339644 205339644 Black Sands Harbor As can be easily seen, this is a very treacherous place to swim or to attempt launching or harboring a boat https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205339645 205339645 The Observatory This lone building sits next to two Radar Detectors which are huge and on the way to South Point, the furthermost southern point in the United States. This about five miles from that point. https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205339646 205339646 Black Sands The many rocks here are lava rock and many have been piled up on the beach along the sand https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205339647 205339647 https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205339649 205339649 https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205339650 205339650 Lava Rocks These rocks have been picked up from the sands of the beach to help eleviate foot problems https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205339651 205339651 https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205348820 205348820 https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205339652 205339652 https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205348821 205348821 Unidentified Lake This shot taken from the plane on the way back and is assumed to be a large lake either in Southern California or in Arizona, and taken at SunRise. https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205348822 205348822 Decor in Hilo Cafe Our last dinner was in this restaurant https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205348823 205348823 Scene From Motel I felt this was a perfect picture of the Pacific Ocean waterfront at our Hotel, the Grand Naniloa Hotel of Hilo https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205348824 205348824 The Storm Yes, it does storm there but for the most part the storms are in the mountains (volcanos) and don't last long close to the shoreline https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205348825 205348825 The Turtle As I gazed down from the ninth floor of the hotel I saw a large sea turtle...He is in the center of the picture and about 90 feet of rmore below. https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205348826 205348826 Last Meal This is my wife and myself sitting at the table in the Hilo Cafe. https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205348827 205348827 Picture Perfect This prett flower was set atop our desert at the cafe https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205348828 205348828 Just a Look Looking out from one of the vantage points at the hotel I took this shot of the clouds moving it...it lasted about a half hour then brightened up https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205348829 205348829 Rental The kayaks and other ocean rental things were issued from this spot on the lower floor of the hotel https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205348830 205348830 The View Again, an unforgetable view of our water front. https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205348831 205348831 Flower This tiny flower falls from the trees on the water front and arelovely to look at, but once you touch them with your hand they completely fall to pieces. https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205348832 205348832 One Last Look The second picture of that turtle...I only wish I could have been closer as I am sure he was at least two feet across. https://www.aultsplace.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205348833 205348833