Friday, August 19, 2016

House of the Sun

A beautiful sunset atop Haleakalā National Park in Maui Hawaii. Haleakalā is a giant shield volcano that forms the eastern bulwark of the island of Maui. According to legend, it was here, in the awe-inspiring basin at the mountain's summit, that the demigod Maui snared the sun, releasing it only after it promised to move more slowly across the sky. Haleakalā means "house of the sun"; the park encompasses the basin and portions of the volcano's flanks.

House of the Sun - 2016