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Hina Falls

WorldBlue  In short

Walls of the enormous Kamalo Canyon (Kamalō Gulch) rise up to 490 m high above the bed of the stream and 1100 m above the sea level. Hina Falls belong to a group of seven waterfalls – "Seven Sisters" which fall over the edge of this giant amphitheatre.

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GPS coordinates
21.0989 N 156.8906 W
Location, address
Oceania, United States, Hawaii, near the south-eastern coast of Moloka’i, upper rim of Kamalo Canyon
Height
Around 380 m

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WorldYellow In detail

Falls are named for moon goddess Hina, mother of Moloka’i. Located at 990 m height.

Other falls of Kamalo Canyon, which are described here, are Mo’oloa Falls (440 m) and Haha Falls (240 m).

References

  1. Hina Falls. World Waterfall Database.

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