Maui 8/2005

Haleakala National Park - mauka (mountain-side) & makai (ocean-side)

Science City Observatories near the summit

USGS marker #1

USGS marker #2, a short distance away across the parking lot (why, I have no idea...)

Silversword plants in a garden in the summit parking area

Sliding Sands Trail - trailhead overlook

Mauna Kea, as seen from inside the crater of Haleakala

Nene (a type of goose) - endangered state bird of Hawaii

I need to find out what kind of bird this is

Non-native (but very cool) bamboo forest