Makena Beach is a short drive down highway 310 from the town of Kihei
I arrived in plenty of time before the sun was to set. I set my tripod up in the sand, checked the lighting and waited until the golden hour. I continued to check the lighting and change my settings for the changing conditions.
Sun setting on a warm evening in Maui in the month of January. This ship passed in the light of the setting sun as if it were posing for me.