Island Life 01-26-19

A pair of threadfin butterflyfish grace Kahaluu Bay on Monday. (Reiko Sekine/Community Contributor)

Island Life 01-25-19

Hawaii’s delicious perpendicular fruit — the banana! They’re not quite ripe yet in this September 2018 photo… (Suzanne Coyne/Community contributor)

Island Life 01-21-19

An early January sunset is seen across the pier from Gertrude’s in Kailua-Kona. (Bob Viggers/Community contributor)

Island Life 01-20-18

A monarch butterfly caterpillar nibbles at its nourishment, dreaming of the day it will take wing as a flare of orange. (Phyllis Hanson/Community contributor)

Island Life 01-19-19

The sunset stretches across the Kona coastline like a shimmering tiara on Wednesday. (Bob Viggers/Community contributor)