It includes ʻAkaka Falls, a 422 feet (129 m) tall waterfall.ʻAkaka in the Hawaiian language means “A rent, split, chink, separation; to crack, split, scalesource
ʻAkaka Falls is located on Kolekole Stream. A large stone in the stream about 70 feet (21 m) upstream of the falls is called Pōhaku o Kāloa
Kāʻanapali is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, United States. The population was 1,045 at the 2010 census. The master-planned town is located in the Old Hawaii ahupuaa of Hanakao`o, as in the same name of the southern end of Kaanapali Beach’s Hanakao`o Canoe Beach.image
Craftsman architecture in Hawaii has a rich heritage, incorporating local elements such as lava rock, coral blocks, generous roof overhangs to accommodate heavy rain and hot sun, and Ohia beams, yet maintaining the beauty and elegance that defines the Craftsman ethic. On the Big Island, to the left of the Volcano House Hotel you will discover an enclave inhabited by various parks and forestry departments, (top photo) all occupying wonderfully designed former homes now used as offices.