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  1. Ibaruma chu gakko

    Snapshot Title: Ibaruma chu gakko
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Tamatorizaki viewpoint Ishigaki okinawa japan
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Junior High school



  2. Iliau Count Snapshot  3

    Snapshot Title: Iliau Count Snapshot 3
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Iliau loop nature Trail Waimea Kauai,Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Please count the number of iliau plants in this snapshot. Please also note the number of flowering plants
    Please report your findings asa comment to this gigapan.
    Thank you for your help in the inven...



  3. Iliau Count Snapshot 2

    Snapshot Title: Iliau Count Snapshot 2
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Iliau loop nature Trail Waimea Kauai,Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Please count the number of iliau plants in this snapshot also note the number of flowering plants.
    Please report your counts as a comment to this gigapan image.

    Thank you for your assistance in this...



  4. Iliau Count Snapshot 1

    Snapshot Title: Iliau Count Snapshot 1
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Iliau loop nature Trail Waimea Kauai,Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Count the number of Iliau plants in the snap shot
    please also count the number that are in flower

    Please report your counts in the comment section of this gigapan.

    Thank you for helping us with sur...



  5. Naupaka Flower

    Snapshot Title: Naupaka Flower
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Mahaulepu coastline Poipu Koloa Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Zygomorphic half flower
    Stories tell of two lovers each turned into plants
    one form here at the ocean and another plant with a half flower at the mountain.



  6. Insect

    Snapshot Title: Insect
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Mahaulepu coastline Poipu Koloa Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    akoko leaf in background



  7. KCC Botany Class Plant 6

    Snapshot Title: KCC Botany Class Plant 6
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Mahaulepu coastline Poipu Koloa Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    ilima flower
    Has silvery leaves with serrate margin
    What family of plants? What is its close relative?



  8. KCC Botany Class Plant 5

    Snapshot Title: KCC Botany Class Plant 5
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Mahaulepu coastline Poipu Koloa Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    hinahina
    How is this plant adapted to survive?



  9. KCC Botany Class Plant 4

    Snapshot Title: KCC Botany Class Plant 4
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Mahaulepu coastline Poipu Koloa Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Akoko
    Observe the flower structure.
    What family ?



  10. Naupaka fruit

    Snapshot Title: Naupaka fruit
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Mahaulepu coastline Poipu Koloa Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    The fruit is able to float on water therefore it is easy to disperse between islands.



  11. Metal pipe

    Snapshot Title: Metal pipe
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Mahaulepu coastline Poipu Koloa Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Metal pipe are cemented into the limestone as
    fishing pole holder for night fishing of ulua.

    How many of these pipes can you find???



  12. Sotetsu

    Snapshot Title: Sotetsu
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Japanese Okinawan Garden Ishigaki Okinawa Japan
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Cycas revoluta saigo palm
    etnobotanical plant



  13. Ryukyu Matsu

    Snapshot Title: Ryukyu Matsu
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Japanese Okinawan Garden Ishigaki Okinawa Japan
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Ryukyu matsu(pine) endemic to Okinawa.
    In a japanese garden one can usually find a pine tree that is shaped. Pine represents long life. Bonsai
    is the art form of sculpturing trees.



  14. Small leaf tree

    Snapshot Title: Small leaf tree
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Japanese Okinawan Garden Ishigaki Okinawa Japan
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Ishigaki Sakishima azalea endemic



  15. Artemisia

    Snapshot Title: Artemisia
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Japanese Okinawan Garden Ishigaki Okinawa Japan
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Ethnobotanical importance.
    Why the silvery color to the leaves?



  16. Light colored leaf plant

    Snapshot Title: Light colored leaf plant
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Japanese Okinawan Garden Ishigaki Okinawa Japan
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Sagaribana- endemic tree
    Barringtonia racemosa



  17. Fukugi Tree

    Snapshot Title: Fukugi Tree
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Japanese Okinawan Garden Ishigaki Okinawa Japan
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Fukugi trees are traditionally planted around a home
    to protect the house from hurricane winds. The tree
    is also ethnobotanically important. What are some of the other uses of this tree?



  18. Sakura-Higan Sakura

    Snapshot Title: Sakura-Higan Sakura
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Japanese Okinawan Garden Ishigaki Okinawa Japan
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Cherry Tree special to Okinawa. Originally from
    Obachan(grandmother) home. She lived to 104 years old.



  19. Flowers of Izu

    Snapshot Title: Flowers of Izu
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Japanese Okinawan Garden Ishigaki Okinawa Japan
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Rare endemic tree (Schima wallichii ssp. liukiuensis). This tree was planted in his garden
    on his second son return from college.



  20. Limestone formed from the sand dunes

    Snapshot Title: Limestone formed from the sand dunes
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Mahaulepu coastline Poipu Koloa Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    critical angle of repose



  21. Two Hikers

    Snapshot Title: Two Hikers
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Mahaulepu coastline Poipu Koloa Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Hikers on the bluff overlooking the beach



  22. Boat

    Snapshot Title: Boat
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Mahaulepu coastline Poipu Koloa Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    fishing boat lookinf for Ahi or Mahimahi



  23. KCC Botany Class Plant 3

    Snapshot Title: KCC Botany Class Plant 3
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Mahaulepu coastline Poipu Koloa Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Naupaka
    The most abundant plant form.
    Explain Three adaptations to this coastal enviroment?



  24. KCC Botany Class Plant 2

    Snapshot Title: KCC Botany Class Plant 2
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Mahaulepu coastline Poipu Koloa Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Can you tell me what plant is this/
    How has this plant adapted to the costal enviroment?



  25. KCC Botany Class  Plant 1

    Snapshot Title: KCC Botany Class Plant 1
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Mahaulepu coastline Poipu Koloa Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Sensuvium
    Exlain three adaptation to this coastal enviroment?
    Locate a flower
    What Family ofPlants?



  26. Tourist taking picture of Monk seal

    Snapshot Title: Tourist taking picture of Monk seal
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Mahaulepu coastline Poipu Koloa Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Great photo to share with friends



  27. Another Monk Seal

    Snapshot Title: Another Monk Seal
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Mahaulepu coastline Poipu Koloa Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Not only tourist enjoy the sun on this south shore beach.



  28. Monk seal enclosure fence

    Snapshot Title: Monk seal enclosure fence
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Mahaulepu coastline Poipu Koloa Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    The fence is to keep tourist 50feet away
    from the endangered monk seal resting on the beach. The person in beach chair is a volunteer that answers questions from the public.



  29. Tourist enjoying the day

    Snapshot Title: Tourist enjoying the day
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Mahaulepu coastline Poipu Koloa Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    The water must be cold!



  30. Monk seal on beach

    Snapshot Title: Monk seal on beach
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Mahaulepu coastline Poipu Koloa Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Enclosure around monk seal on the beach. Yellow sign is warning not to disturb the resting seal



  31. Hikers

    Snapshot Title: Hikers
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Mahaulepu coastline Poipu Koloa Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Hikers returning from a secluded beach



  32. Pineapple field

    Snapshot Title: Pineapple field
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Forest above Sokubaru Dam and Reservoir, Ishijaki, Okinawa, Japan
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    One of the agricultural crops on Ishigaki



  33. Fern

    Snapshot Title: Fern
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Forest above Sokubaru Dam and Reservoir, Ishijaki, Okinawa, Japan
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Native Tree Fern



  34. Two fish

    Snapshot Title: Two fish
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Forest above Sokubaru Dam and Reservoir, Ishijaki, Okinawa, Japan
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    This is fish in the stream



  35. Rock Layers

    Snapshot Title: Rock Layers
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Waimea Canyon Kokee State Park Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Uniform lava flows over time



  36. Chemical  oxidation and soil erosion

    Snapshot Title: Chemical oxidation and soil erosion
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Waimea Canyon Kokee State Park Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Soils high in iron oxide color of red dirt shirts.
    tourist purchase red stained shirts as gifts.



  37. Black Rectangle

    Snapshot Title: Black Rectangle
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Waimea Canyon Kokee State Park Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    I dont know How i created this artifact.



  38. River

    Snapshot Title: River
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Waimea Canyon Kokee State Park Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    One of the rivers that carved this canyon



  39. Layers of  lava flows

    Snapshot Title: Layers of lava flows
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Waimea Canyon Kokee State Park Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    These layers of basalt rock represent lava flows that built the island.



  40. Waimea canyon Lookout

    Snapshot Title: Waimea canyon Lookout
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Waimea Canyon Kokee State Park Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Great views



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