"Sky, Mountain" Kauai series
by Karin Lisa Atkinson
Location: Na Pali Coast, Kauai. Hawai'i archipelago
Camera: Nikon Coolpix (pocket camera)
Conditions: Natural light, no flash, no tripod
Story: Kauai is an island in the mid-Pacific ocean -
part of the Hawaiian archipelago.
Kauai is called "the Garden Isle"
thanks to the tropical rainforest
covering much of its surface.
The dramatic cliffs and pinnacles of its Na Pali Coast
have been filmed in many movies including Jurassic Park.
This photo was taken where Jurassic Park was filmed in 1993.
"The life of the land is preserved in righteousness."
Translated from Hawai'ian:
"Ua mau ke ea o ka `aina i ka pono."
~ the motto of Hawai`i
"The birds poise quietly in the gentle breezes."
"Translated from Hawai'ian:
"Ho`ola`i na manu i ke aheahe."
Interpretation: A description of those who are at peace with the world.
"Observe, be silent and learn."
~ Hawaiian proverb
Poem by Karin Lisa Atkinson
(Kona, Big Island of Hawai'i, 2012)