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Field technician in Hawaiʻi protecting what is dear to my heart. This feed represents what Hawaiʻi is to me.

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Just after the second confluence in Kokiʻo Keʻokeʻo canyon the walls narrow up and there is a large pool. The canyon came alive! Here’s Emma making the first drop in this part of the canyon. • • • • #808canyons #canyoning #canyon #rappelling #olympuscamera #olympusomd #olympusinspired #getolympus #microfournerds #luckywelivehawaii #beautifuldayinhawaiinei #earthpix #artofvisuals #landscape_captures #landscapephotography #pixel_ig #venturehawaii #hawaiiunchained #ragehawaii #glimpseofhawaii #alohaoutdoors #alohabones #ig_oahu

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It’s nice to sit talk story while doing something you enjoy with close friends. Slacklining was fun Sunday evening and catching up was better! Let’s do this more often! • • • • #slackline #sunset #slacklining #olympuscamera #olympusomd #olympusinspired #getolympus #microfournerds #luckywelivehawaii #beautifuldayinhawaiinei #earthpix #artofvisuals #landscape_captures #landscapephotography #pixel_ig #venturehawaii #hawaiiunchained #ragehawaii #glimpseofhawaii #alohaoutdoors #alohabones #ig_oahu

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Thankful and happy the life I live! Trying to live life to the fullest and take the most opportunities to live it to the fullest! Here’s Justin rappelling down just before the slottiest part of the canyon as Sonya looks on. Getting a little creative with an over under shot. Luckily the water was still and clear enough to pull it off! • • • • #808canyons #canyoning #canyon #rappelling #olympuscamera #olympusomd #olympusinspired #getolympus #microfournerds #luckywelivehawaii #beautifuldayinhawaiinei #earthpix #artofvisuals #landscape_captures #landscapephotography #pixel_ig #venturehawaii #hawaiiunchained #ragehawaii #glimpseofhawaii #alohaoutdoors #alohabones #ig_oahu

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Sharing a fiery sunset with a friend is always a good way to #ceLEIbratealoha at the end of the day! Happy Aloha Friday! • • • • #ceLEIbratealoha #contest

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A few rappels in, the group sits down for a break. I decide to explore a bit because this is where two streams meet, the confluence. Going up stream there isn’t a soul in sight. Just low hanging clouds, the sound of the stream and the native plants blowing in the breeze. One of the most calming places I’ve been to. 📸: @matchu_picchu • • • • #808canyons #canyon #canyoning #olympuscamera #olympusomd #olympusinspired #getolympus #microfournerds #luckywelivehawaii #beautifuldayinhawaiinei #earthpix #artofvisuals #landscape_captures #landscapephotography #pixel_ig #venturehawaii #hawaiiunchained #ragehawaii #glimpseofhawaii #alohaoutdoors #alohabones #ig_oahu

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Kokiʻo Keʻokeʻo Canyon started off as a wide open stream bed in the beginning then became really slotty at the end section. Here’s Matt walking through a narrow corridor in the canyon. One of the coolest spots in the canyon. Above the steep walls were the beautiful hibiscus trees. • • • • #808canyons #canyoning #canyon #slotcanyon #olympuscamera #olympusomd #olympusinspired #getolympus #microfournerds #luckywelivehawaii #beautifuldayinhawaiinei #earthpix #artofvisuals #landscape_captures #landscapephotography #pixel_ig #venturehawaii #hawaiiunchained #ragehawaii #glimpseofhawaii #alohaoutdoors #alohabones #ig_oahu

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My followers usually see this... the good parts, the FUN parts. What many of my followers don’t know is how dedicated, and how hard we work to get to things like this. Some of us carrying over 25 lbs of gear for four hours just to get to the drop in point of the canyon. Then doing the technical sections with all the proper safety equipment and expertise. Many of us in our group, canyon to see what’s there. Native flora and fauna are some of our expertise, looking for that one gem in the canyon, and no I’m not talking about that raging untouched waterfall, but that one rare plant or animal untouched by human eyes, waterfalls and pools are a big bonus though! I love every aspect of this sport and where it’s taken me. I love the crew and fellowship I have with each and every person I go with. I trust them with my life. Here they are in action on the first descent of Kokiʻo Keʻokeʻo Canyon. It was named after the our beautiful native hibiscus. The whole bottom half of the canyon was lined with them. It was the most I’ve seen in a canyon here! 🌺 PS: my body is still sore after 13 hours yesterday... especially my legs! • • • • #808canyons #canyoning #rappelling #canyon #olympuscamera #olympusomd #olympusinspired #getolympus #microfournerds #luckywelivehawaii #beautifuldayinhawaiinei #earthpix #artofvisuals #landscape_captures #landscapephotography #pixel_ig #venturehawaii #hawaiiunchained #ragehawaii #glimpseofhawaii #alohaoutdoors #alohabones #ig_oahu

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“We do not achieve health in perfection. It is an endless process of healing oneself and healing the ʻāina. That is what we need to teach the next generation.” -Uncle Bobby Alcain Keep positive folks! It’s Aloha Friday! All pictures were taken on Kauaʻi. I need to visit again! #ohialove #kauaiaswhy #ohia #bluehole #plantenthusiast #kalalau #olympuscamera #olympusomd #olympusinspired #getolympus #microfournerds #luckywelivehawaii #beautifuldayinhawaiinei #earthpix #artofvisuals #landscape_captures #landscapephotography #pixel_ig #venturehawaii #hawaiiunchained #ragehawaii #glimpseofhawaii #alohaoutdoors #alohabones #ig_oahu

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Last night I plugged in an old hard drive looking for old pictures for Throwback Thursday. Before hiking there was my obsession with cars. Modifying and racing my Honda will always be one of my favorite past times! It’s been roughly 10 years since I said goodbye to my Integra. I miss having a car to modify and race. I did SCCA auto X for a few seasons placing in the D modified class one of the seasons. I definitely have an itch that I want to get back into the scene but I know that’s not where my life is headed right now. Hopefully later on in life I’d have another “project car”. Maybe there will be a racetrack again soon. Till then, if you see this car roaming the streets please let me know. I’ve been dying to see her again and I’m not sure where she ended up! #throwbackthursday #da9mafia #da9integra #integra #racesauce #speedhawaii #oldschool #honda

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When the ʻuki closes in on you and the canyon walls become narrow. Here’s Chris dropping a narrow one on the first descent of Pali ʻUki canyon. Just a sliver of the Koʻolau Mountain range can be seen from here. Simply amazing... • • • • #808canyons #canyoning #rappelling #canyon #olympuscamera #olympusomd #olympusinspired #getolympus #microfournerds #luckywelivehawaii #beautifuldayinhawaiinei #earthpix #artofvisuals #landscape_captures #landscapephotography #pixel_ig #venturehawaii #hawaiiunchained #ragehawaii #glimpseofhawaii #alohaoutdoors #alohabones #ig_oahu

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Monday blues. The volcanic haze has been affecting my throat and sinuses but it pales in comparison to all the people that are directly being affected by it. The footage and pictures coming out on social are so beautiful yet so destructive. Sending positive vibes and thoughts to all those displaced. I know a few that are directly affected, one of which lost their home! Do whatever you can to help those affected. ✌🏼❤️• • • #olympuscamera #olympusomd #olympusinspired #getolympus #microfournerds #luckywelivehawaii #beautifuldayinhawaiinei #earthpix #artofvisuals #landscape_captures #landscapephotography #pixel_ig #venturehawaii #hawaiiunchained #ragehawaii #glimpseofhawaii #alohaoutdoors #alohabones #ig_oahu

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When your original plan is wet and socked, you switch to “plan b” cuz if you’re wet and soggy you might as well see something beautiful than nothing at all. One of the less traveled to waterfalls I haven’t been to in ages. A true “diamond in the rough.” • • • • #olympuscamera #olympusomd #olympusinspired #getolympus #microfournerds #luckywelivehawaii #beautifuldayinhawaiinei #earthpix #artofvisuals #landscape_captures #landscapephotography #pixel_ig #venturehawaii #hawaiiunchained #ragehawaii #glimpseofhawaii #alohaoutdoors #alohabones #ig_oahu

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The good thing about the clouds the last few days are the even lighting during the afternoon. Even though weather has been iffy to get out there’s always a good side of things. Try to focus on the positives! Good things will happen! Happy Aloha Friday! • • • • #kohelepelepe #panorama #panoramic #olympuscamera #olympusomd #olympusinspired #getolympus #microfournerds #luckywelivehawaii #beautifuldayinhawaiinei #earthpix #artofvisuals #landscape_captures #landscapephotography #pixel_ig #venturehawaii #hawaiiunchained #ragehawaii #glimpseofhawaii #alohaoutdoors #alohabones #ig_oahu

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