15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Exposed trees survive the wind and waves of Windward, Oʻahu

With the climb in sea levels, increase in storms, and continued invasive human actions we see more and more beach erosion and consequently trees with roots exposed, as illustrated here. Windward Oʻahu, however, currently continues to present beautiful beaches and aquamarine waters to enjoy.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Kaneohe, Oahu, Hawaii, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D810
Copyright: © Salvatore Lanzilotti