I stayed at the Sheraton Poipu Beach on Kauai. The hotel has magnificent landscaping with ponds and plantings, and a nearby orchid and succulent garden. These images were made in those gardens and around the hotel. The last three images are of the same flower, with some artistic image editing.
Kauai, the Garden Island, in the Wild
I had the opportunity to be in Kauai while on a job and managed to get out and photogrpah on the weekend of June 13-14. Although I’ve been to Kauai many times over the last 30 years, this is the first time I’d seen large waves on the south shore. There was a large storm off to the north that resulted in many waves coming in from different angles. At some coves it looked like a washing machine as waves came in from different angles, sometimes combining intoa great froth of water.