Beauty lurks around every corner on the islands of Hawaii. And some- times it lurks off a coastal highway. "I've driven by this abandoned sugar mill my entire life," says Hawaii resident and ISLANDS photo- grapher Linny Morris. "But I never had the opportunity to explore it up close." The beauty she discovered -- the Ko 'olau Mountains framed by a remaining structure of the mill -- dates back to 1863, when the sugar mill was still running. Its operational career didn't last long (only about seven years), but these days the igneous lava-rock base and remnants of the mill add a taste of history to the 4,000- acre working cattle ranch where they stand. Glance at the historical site as you drive along this island's windward coast, or arrange a guided tour through this private plantation to see these beautiful ruins up close.
Morris shot this image with a Canon EOS 5D. The shutter speed was 1/85 second at f/10 and ISO 200.
If you can name this specific site and the Hawaiian island where it's located, which will be featured in the next issue, send your answer in by February 6, 2009. Readers who submit the correct answer will be entered to win an ISLANDS gift.
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