Monday, June 1, 2020

Makena Blowhole

Small blowhole in one of the most recent lava flows on Maui. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.65835 N 156.44193 W Categories: Blowholes Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Oceania, United States, Hawaii, Maui,...

Blowhole in Waianapanapa State Park

This blowhole sometimes produces violent, powerful fountains of sea water. For the most time though it emits a hissing, roaring sound and fountains of...

Nakalele Blowhole

Impressive blowhole in the lava fields of Maui. The approximately 30 m tall fountain beats from a shallow pool close to the sea. Location, GPS...

King’s Highway in Maui

This ancient paved foot trail was built in the 16th century, during the reign of King Pi'ilani to promote the trade on the island. Location,...

Hale O Pi’ilani Heiau

The largest known heiau - ancient Hawaiian temple. Its area is roughly 12,000 m² and walls rise up to 15 m tall. This heiau...

Haleakala silversword grove

Near the summit of Haleakalā volcano, in alpine desert grow unusual plants. These plants - Haleakala silverswords (Argyroxiphium sandwicense subsp. macrocephalum) - grow up...

Iao Needle

Impressive, jungle covered cinder cone which rises 686 m high. Iao Needle is located in the gorgeous Iao Valley. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.88425 N 156.55111 W Categories: Rock...

Pohaku Kani – bell stone

Large basalt stone, one of the best known of the bell stones of Hawaii. When the stone is struck sharply, it stone emits a...

Molokini crater

Partially submerged volcanic crater. Some 600 m long crescent shaped summit rises above the water. Exceptional scuba diving site due to calm water, good...

Wall of Tears, Maui

After heavy rains Wall of Tears looks like few places on Earth. The green walls of the giant, narrow Waihee Valley are covered with...