You are witnessing the birth of the first day of 2011 from the summit of Haleakala Crater in Maui. Elevation: 10,023 feet above sea level. Date: 01 Jan 2011. Time: 6:56am HST. Temperature: 33 degrees fahrenheit. In the distance is The Big Island of Hawai'i and at the top of the frame is Venus. Filmed with a Flip Video Mino HD.
Special thanks to Richard Yelland, Matthew Johnston, Daniel Aznar and Maxwell Gosling.