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Off Track: The Green Flash

September 20, 2019

From the Images of Old Hawaii website

As the sun sinks slowly in the West, there is cause for pause by people as they wish their luck in seeing the elusive “green flash.” I remember the daily ritual on our deck in Kahaluʻu mauka in Kona (as we were growing up, it was the only home we ever lived in with a western orientation and view of the Pacific Ocean.) Scientists say “at the moment of the departure of the sun below the horizon, the last glimpse is coloured bluish green.”

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