Finding the “Real” Hawaii in Molokai’s Leper Colony
There I was, coming down the mountain like a kid on a playground, happy to finally be in the “real Hawaii”, and all of a sudden I realized that I’d arrived at a leper colony -- one where people still lived.
Photo Essay: Ocean to Mountain in Kaua’i
Volcanic activity lifted Hawaii's oldest island up from the ocean floor six million years ago, and millennia of rainfall -- amounts on par with the highest on Earth -- have carved out deep valleys, gorgeous waterfalls and ridges that rise thousands of feet into the air like razors set on edge. In this photo essay we explore both summit and sea.
Big Wave Skiing
Summer means slapping a coat of wax on your skis and sending them to the back of the gear closet. That is, unless you're really stubborn (and somewhat deranged), like pro skiers Mike Douglas and Cody Townsend. Sick of waiting for the powder to start falling again, they took matters