Bougainvillea Forest, Maui, Hawaii

Bougainvillea Forest, Maui, Hawaii


Split View Waterfall, Hawaii

 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, scaleSplit View Waterfall, Hawaiisource 

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

Hawaiian Style

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. 1

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