Photo Galleries: Fall Hawaii 2012 Barry Zimmer

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Fall Hawaii

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The morning was clear, nearly cloudless as we drove out of Waimea in northwest Hawaii (the Big Island). The summit of massive Mauna Kea was in clear view, its astronomical observatories reflecting the early rays of the sun. In the distance the slopes of other volcanoes, Mauna Loa and Hualalai, were crisply outlined. We headed east on the road that crosses the saddle between lofty Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa, both over 13,000 feet, past the grassy slopes of extinct Mauna Kea and along the black la... Read More