16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Hanalei Beach, Kauai HI

Kauai is very unpredictable with weather conditions, as most Pacific islands are. Several weeks ago, historic rainfall crushed several main roads and most of the homes that are just out of frame. This photo was a perfect sunrise before the morning showers came in over the mountains.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2018
Date Uploaded: 05.2018
Photo Location: Hanalei, Hawaii, United States of America
Copyright: © Benjamin Wedlund