Pacific Paradise

When British explorers first saw this iconic image, they mistook the glistening calcite crystals in the area for diamonds. While the local Polynesians named it Lēʻahi – roughly translated: “brow of the tuna” – this volcanic cone is known around the world as Diamond Head. Located on the eastern edge of Waikiki Beach on the island of O’ahu, Diamond Head is Hawaii’s most recognized landmark. Named a National Natural Landmark in 1968, here is Breah’s rendering of an earlier time in this Pacific Paradise.

Diamond Head Painting

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