These are information boards located at the viewpoint outside Jagger Museum.
This is the seismographic plot of the big
earthquake we had on October 15.  As you
might expect, Kilauea is littered with
seismographic sensors.
Kilauea Iki Crater
where the rainbow ended
Ho'okena (hoh-oh-kena) Beach.  We swam
with dolphins just off the coast there (
page 18).
 Be careful!  Notice the rocks along the shore.
A good shot of Ray.
Getting a big smooch from Robin.
Sun's almost down.  The rocks in the
foreground at the remains of a pier
Photos 2, page 19
October 19-23, 2006
My Sister Leane's Visit
Thursday, October 19, 2006
Day 1, Airport to Hot Pond
Robin and I met Leane at the Hilo Airport at 1:00 on Thursday.  Leane was pretty burnt out, having flown from China to
Honolulu, then spending 3 hours at Honolulu Airport waiting for her flight to Hilo.  There was really only one thing to do
with her and that was to take her to the
Hot Pond to soak.  We soaked for a couple of hours then brought her home
where she could get a shower and a change of clothes.  Then we went out to eat, brought her home, and put her to bed.
Friday, October 20, 2006
Day 2, Kilauea, Hookena Beach, Ray's House
April 9; page 30, July 8) for breakfast.  The crater was completely fogged in and you couldn't see a thing but we enjoyed
our buffet breakfast and then took
Crater Rim Drive around to the Jagger Museum.  While we were there, the fog
blew away and we had an excellent view of
Halema'uma'u Crater.  We drove around to the viewing point, then
proceeded on to the
Kilauea Iki Crater.  After that, we headed over to the Ho'okena Beach Park where Ray and
Ellen and family and mutual friends were having a barbecue.
Halema'uma'u Crater as seen from
Jagger Museum
This is a look at where I hiked on October 9 (pages 40-41).  On the left is the ridge of rocks where I turned from the
Byron Ledge Trail to the Halema'uma'u Trail.  You can also see Volcano House on the ridge.  I came down the ridge
in the right photograph, just to the left of the landslide area and right of the cinder cone.
You can easily see the trail