South of Kona

The Painted Church

The Painted Church

8 Photos in This Gallery

South of Kona there are a series of nearby beaches.  Place of Refuge is a Pu’uhonua o National Historic Park and it is adjacent to Two Steps Beach, a popular snorkeling and scuba diving spot.  Further down the road is Hookena Beach Park where I photographed some locals and their boats.


27 responses

  1. thanks for stopping by my blog…I like your pix as well…sounds like you have some great adventures!


    May 2, 2013 at 10:27 am

  2. Excellent.


    May 2, 2013 at 11:19 am

  3. great photos…I particularly like the Painted Church, so uniquely done!


    May 2, 2013 at 12:19 pm

  4. Nice to meet your new girlfriend! Hahahaha!!! Love the photos!

    Liked by 1 person

    May 2, 2013 at 1:15 pm

  5. I see where you liked my post today. I hope you noticed that I nominated you for a blog award. You inspire me to become a better photographer. Thank you.


    May 2, 2013 at 2:31 pm

    • Melanee, thank you for thinking of me, but as a matter of choice I do not participate in referral rewards.


      May 2, 2013 at 2:34 pm

  6. Now, you know she (new girlfriend) is not perfect….you like a LITTLE talkin’ back! 😉


    May 2, 2013 at 8:05 pm

  7. It looks warm and green, something I’m not getting right now. I really like the boats on the beach photo.


    May 2, 2013 at 11:48 pm

  8. Looks amazing! Wonderful images, as always!


    May 3, 2013 at 12:12 pm

  9. All of these shots make me want to drop out of university and just travel with a camera


    May 6, 2013 at 9:12 am

  10. It’s been years since I’ve been to the big island of Hawaii.
    Thanks for taking me there again–via your photographs.


    June 18, 2013 at 5:23 pm

  11. I love the big island, one of my favourite places. I have great memories of hanging out in that area with my sis. THANKS : ) Trees


    December 10, 2013 at 6:31 pm

  12. Reblogged this on Ron Scubadiver's Wild Life and commented:

    From the reader please click on “More Words” or the clock icon to view 8 photos in the gallery. Otherwise, scroll down to “View Original” and click there.


    December 19, 2014 at 8:43 am

  13. Reblogged this on ugiridharaprasad.


    December 19, 2014 at 9:02 am

  14. Looks like holiday, mmmh… 😦


    December 19, 2014 at 10:31 am

  15. Awesome murals in that church.


    December 19, 2014 at 1:40 pm

    • Thank you. I was lucky to have one minute with it empty. The place gets lots of visitors.


      December 19, 2014 at 2:20 pm

  16. Reblogged this on S.O.U.L. S-P-A-C-E and commented:
    Lovely island, lovely post Ron!


    December 19, 2014 at 4:29 pm

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