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Brian Yamamoto's Snapshots

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  1. People enjoying the view

    Snapshot Title: People enjoying the view
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

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



    Description:

    people enjoyingthe view and capturing photographic memories



  2. Ohia lehua leaf buds

    Snapshot Title: Ohia lehua leaf buds
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Kalalau lookout Waimea Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Metrosideros polymorpha
    Myrtaceae



  3. Myrica

    Snapshot Title: Myrica
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Kalalau lookout Waimea Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Myrica faya-- Fire Tree
    Noxious evergreen invasive tree
    seeds spread by birds.



  4. Kukui (State tree of Hawaii)

    Snapshot Title: Kukui (State tree of Hawaii)
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Kalalau lookout Waimea Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Aleurites moluccana Euphorbiaceae
    The light colored leaf tree at the base of the valley
    is Kukui the state tree of Hawaii. Introduced by the Hawaiians and very important ethnobotanically. It is cal...



  5. Ohelo berry

    Snapshot Title: Ohelo berry
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Kalalau lookout Waimea Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Vaccinium sp. hawaiian version of a bluberry



  6. ?????

    Snapshot Title: ?????
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Kalalau lookout Waimea Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Sticher artifacts due to movement or trees?



  7. Lichen

    Snapshot Title: Lichen
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Kalalau lookout Waimea Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Symbiotic relationship between an algae and fungi



  8. Water?

    Snapshot Title: Water?
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Kalalau lookout Waimea Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    May be an active stream



  9. ??????

    Snapshot Title: ??????
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Kalalau lookout Waimea Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Not sure what this is?



  10. Multi-color  leaf tree

    Snapshot Title: Multi-color leaf tree
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Kalalau lookout Waimea Kauai Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    looks like a mango tree
    non native introduce species.



  11. Waterfall

    Snapshot Title: Waterfall
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

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



    Description:

    Waterfall in the distance. Part of Waimea canyon



  12. Trail Sign

    Snapshot Title: Trail Sign
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

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



    Description:

    Trail head sign
    Second Iliau nature Loop



  13. Ti or Ki

    Snapshot Title: Ti or Ki
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

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



    Description:

    Cordyline fructicosa
    Polynesian introduction used by the hawaiians as material for making rain capes and footwear.Found
    along trails used by the hawaiians as communication pathways. The plant can be ...



  14. Picnic Pavilion

    Snapshot Title: Picnic Pavilion
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

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



    Description:

    Picnic Pavilion before the trail head to the waimea river



  15. Styphelia tameiameiae

    Snapshot Title: Styphelia tameiameiae
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

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



    Description:

    pukiawe red fruit
    Heather family
    Species name after Hawaiian Monarch Kamehameha



  16. Lantana

    Snapshot Title: Lantana
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

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



    Description:

    Lantana camara
    Verbenaceae
    Introduced plant invasive



  17. Dodonea viscosa

    Snapshot Title: Dodonea viscosa
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

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



    Description:

    dry seed pods
    indigenous to New Zeland,Hawaii, Florida



  18. Dodonea viscosa

    Snapshot Title: Dodonea viscosa
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

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



    Description:

    dry seed pods



  19. Acacia koa

    Snapshot Title: Acacia koa
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

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



    Description:

    native legume



  20. Iliau flowers

    Snapshot Title: Iliau flowers
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

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



    Description:

    Iliau flower once in its lifetime then the plant dies.



  21. Iliau

    Snapshot Title: Iliau
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

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



    Description:

    nearbynature



  22. Fall Colors

    Snapshot Title: Fall Colors
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Fall-Leaf Colors Fine Gigapan Workshop at Phipps Conservatory Pittsburgh 2009
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    I remember Pittsburg



  23. Fish?

    Snapshot Title: Fish?
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

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



    Description:

    Something in the water



  24. Nagura river bridge

    Snapshot Title: Nagura river bridge
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Amparu region from Mt Banna Ishigaki Okinawa Japan
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    I took an earlier gigapan from this bridge



  25. Bauhinia

    Snapshot Title: Bauhinia
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Kwai Yi Ting Chinese Gazebo Kauai Community College
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Hong Kong Orchid



  26. Roof statues

    Snapshot Title: Roof statues
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Kwai Yi Ting Chinese Gazebo Kauai Community College
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Ride a chicken



  27. Botany 130

    Snapshot Title: Botany 130
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Maui Nui Botanical Garden Coastal Strand Ecosystem Kahului Maui Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    plant of interest



  28. Botany 130

    Snapshot Title: Botany 130
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Maui Nui Botanical Garden Coastal Strand Ecosystem Kahului Maui Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    plant of interest



  29. Botany 130

    Snapshot Title: Botany 130
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Maui Nui Botanical Garden Coastal Strand Ecosystem Kahului Maui Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    plant of interest



  30. Botany 130

    Snapshot Title: Botany 130
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Maui Nui Botanical Garden Coastal Strand Ecosystem Kahului Maui Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    plant of interest



  31. Botany 130

    Snapshot Title: Botany 130
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Maui Nui Botanical Garden Coastal Strand Ecosystem Kahului Maui Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    plant of interest



  32. Botany 130

    Snapshot Title: Botany 130
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Maui Nui Botanical Garden Coastal Strand Ecosystem Kahului Maui Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    plant of interest



  33. Botany 130

    Snapshot Title: Botany 130
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Maui Nui Botanical Garden Coastal Strand Ecosystem Kahului Maui Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    plant of interest



  34. Ethnobotany 105

    Snapshot Title: Ethnobotany 105
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Maui Nui Botanical Garden,Kahului, Maui ,Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Genus and species,Hawaiian name,family,ethnobotanical uses



  35. Ethnobotany 105

    Snapshot Title: Ethnobotany 105
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Maui Nui Botanical Garden,Kahului, Maui ,Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    genus and species,hawaiian name,family,ethnobotanical uses



  36. Ethnobotany 105

    Snapshot Title: Ethnobotany 105
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Maui Nui Botanical Garden,Kahului, Maui ,Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    genus and species, hawaiian name, family,Three ethnobotanical uses



  37. Ethnobotany 105

    Snapshot Title: Ethnobotany 105
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Maui Nui Botanical Garden,Kahului, Maui ,Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Genus and species, hawaiian name,conmmon name, family,Three ethnobotanical uses



  38. Ethnobotany 105

    Snapshot Title: Ethnobotany 105
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Maui Nui Botanical Garden,Kahului, Maui ,Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    plant 1
    Genus species
    hawaiian name
    common name
    Three ethnobotanical uses



  39. Kalo sign

    Snapshot Title: Kalo sign
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Maui Nui Botanical Garden,Kahului, Maui ,Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Colocasia esculenta
    Kalo
    Taro
    Polynesian introduction



  40. Past era

    Snapshot Title: Past era
    Taken by: Brian Yamamoto

    Image: Nawiliwili Harbor,Kauai,Hawaii
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Bulk sugar storage and loading facility.
    No longer in use



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