Day 18 -Diamond Head

    One of the most iconic geologic features in the world is Diamond Head aka Le'ahi. It is a volcanic crater about 300,000 years old and was formed in one explosive eruption about 2.3M years after O'ahu was created by the Ko'olau volcano.     Le'ahi is Hawaiian for "browridge promontory" or Le and... Continue Reading →

Tsunami warning in Honolulu

An hour after enjoying a lovely sunset, we are now in the midst of a tsunami warning. After a 7.7 earthquake off of the Queen Charlotte Islands of British Columbia Canada. I am in Waikiki, on the 17th floor of a condo that is not in the inundation zone that requires mandatory evacuation. Traffic is... Continue Reading →

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