Hawaiian Paradise Time Lapse 1

A series of time lapse sequences taken from around Hawai’i, on the islands of O’ahu and Hawai’i (Big Island). The shots here range from about an hour on the shortest to 8 hours on the longest one. Each second in the video corresponds to anywhere between 1 to 6 minutes, and sequence takes hundreds of images to compile. 1) 0:09 The sun setting over the Ala Wai Golf Course, with the many hotels and skyscrapers of world-famous Waikiki beach behind it. The crescent moon (also lit by earthshine) and Venus (bright dot above and left of the Moon) set along with the sun. 2) 0:31 What looked to be a bland sunset at Sand Island, near Honolulu International Airport (HNL), turned the sky into a blood-red color. 3) 0:40 The sunset lights up a beautiful pattern of clouds right above Waikiki. 4) 0:54 Sunset looking south, at Diamond Head State Monument in the upper left, the University of Hawai’i Manoa campus on the lower left, and Waikiki beach on the upper right. Some shaking is visible from the strong winds that evening. 5) 1:18 Looking south with Hanauma Bay State Underwater Park on the right. The Milky Way Galaxy can be seen setting over the hills on the right, while thick clouds passed overhead. 6) 1:26 Looking north from the middle of Honolulu, Polaris is visible with all the stars circling around it. Taken using a camera sensitive to both visible and infrared light. 7) 1:48 Looking northeast on the summit of Manua Kea, with the Keck II telescope visible on the right. The