Trip to the big island, March 1999...

Peeking through a hole in a lava tube, on the highway through the pasture above Ahualoa.
Cassandra & i at the end of Chain of Craters Road; lava entering the ocean behind us is causing a giant tower of steam.
Cassandra on a cold, windy pahoehoe flow on Mauna Loa.
We found this friendly cat while walking around the Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Gardens.
Slaying the mighty banana, for data collection purposes.
In the lush Hawai`i Tropical Botanical Garden at Onomea Bay.
How can something sarong, be so right?
Beware restaurants in Kona with lousy pina coladas.