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From Mountain To Sea

January 26th, 2012 Leave a comment Go to comments
The Crater From The Top

The Crater From The Top

Monday, the kids and I drove up from Lahaina to the top of Haleakala. If you’re ever lucky enough to come to Maui, this is a trip you must take. Sunny at sea level… through the clouds and up to the top of the volcano.

Every Vista A Winner

Every Vista A Winner

It’s better up here than I imagine a moonscape would be. Millions of years of history unfold before you in layers of color.

The Top Of The World For Zach

The Top Of The World For Zach

We spent some great time up there with Norm and Mary and then we headed home via the Paia Fish Market in Paia. Now, I’m not much for crowds, but I’ll wait in line for this food. After the fish a quick stop at the Ono Gelato Shop. Well, I really did it for the kids, but I figured since I was there anyway, I might as well have some.

After a great trip with the gang, we headed back to Lahaina to get ready for this week’s Fur Peace Ranch Maui session. Back at the hotel, we were greeted seaside by one of the transient residents who wave cheerily at us.

Aloha... Photo By Vanessa Kaukonen

Aloha... Photo By Vanessa Kaukonen

Well… it’s time for breakfast. Onward!

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  1. Cyndy Consentino
    January 26th, 2012 at 16:08 | #1

    Dear Jorma,
    Your killing me with all the gorgeous pictures!
    And Gelato?-priceless…LOL!
    keep on enjoying:)

  2. Frank Marino
    January 26th, 2012 at 18:17 | #2

    Dear Jorma, Please come to the stone pony NJ
    in the summer.
    Enjoy,
    Frank

  3. Cyndy Consentino
    January 26th, 2012 at 19:50 | #3

    Dear Jorma,
    I agree with Frank, please do come to the Pony
    This Summer, and back to ths Sanctuary this Fall!

  4. Brett
    January 27th, 2012 at 09:19 | #4

    Agreed…Great pix..Enjoy the rest of your Hawaiian vacation, including the gigs

    And speaking of gigs, I see Acoustic Tuna is coming to the ArtsCenter in Carrboro, NC this Summer…..yay!!

  5. carlo pagliano
    January 27th, 2012 at 15:55 | #5

    Zach grows from photo to photo. Just fab!
    Nth little framed jewels, the thrilling picture story goes on.
    ‘Steady As She Goes’ orbiting deep ever so strong, deeper end stronger.
    Good work and happy lessons Jorma!
    Jorma’s Atlantic & Pacific Rock flying flat out through the timeless Hawaiian winds. Get the gigs!
    Ever so thankful Jorma!

  6. Ed W
    January 30th, 2012 at 18:00 | #6

    Yes, thanks, Maui is soooo beautiful. Bit nippy at the peak of Haleakala, eh? The scenery, vegetation, experience is remarkable. The funny lunar looking formations and 7 mile crater make it truly unique. You guys are blessed, see you in NY, best.

  7. ira stengel
    January 31st, 2012 at 17:53 | #7

    hey jorms

  8. Steve Finkelstein
    February 2nd, 2012 at 18:03 | #8

    When you go back to Maui (and everyone goes back) next year, make sure you do the drive up to Haleakala before sunrise. If you think the stars in Pomeroy are pretty wonderful (and they are), the night sky from the top of Haleakala is something wondrous. Then, like a cherry on top of the sundae, dawn breaks above the clouds in multicolored spleador. Really Good Stuff.

  9. Steve Finkelstein
    February 2nd, 2012 at 18:04 | #9

    PS…I concur—please come to the Stone Pony