North Maui – Sites2See

 

Kahakuloa Elephant

Elephant Island

Can you see an elephant at a side view angle on this rock island? It can be found on the north-west side of the Island, along the coastline at the corner of the bay in the hawaiian village of Kahakuloa.

Location: Kahekili Highway #30,  mile marker @ Kahakuloa village.

 

 

Blowhole WarningNakalele Rainblow

Nakalele Blowhole

This majestic site2see will leave you in awe as you watch the ocean water being forced through the natural blowhole and shoot up like a geiser at heights of about 100 ft. TAKE YOUR TIME AND USE EXTREME CAUTION! It is about a 20 minute walk from the parking lot down on a rather steep incline made of dirt and sharp cinder rocks. Be respectful of your surroundings by keeping a good distance away from the blowhole because in a blink of an eye anything could happen!

*NOTE OF CAUTION* BE SURE TO WEAR COVERED SHOES AND/ OR FOOTWEAR THAT HAS GOOD GRIPPING SOLES. NOT RECOMMENDED FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS AND/ OR CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 9 YEARS OLD.

Location: Kahekili Highway #30, mile marker #38.

 

 Sweetheart Rock

 Heart of Rock

This natural heart shape of rock is sweet to see and especially popular among  young and old couples alike, even more so to newly weds. You will find this site2see about 40 – 50 ft. on the right side of the blowhole in the same area.

Location: Kahekili Highway #30, mile marker post #38.

 

 

JFK profile

The Profile of JFK

Do you see it? If not, try  focusing  your eyes on the white bushy plant at the top right corner, then slowly follow down the slope to the center of this picture and you will see a black shade of rock at a profile angle.
The profile shows the top of his head of  wavy hair, down pass his eye area, to his nose and ending at his chin. In my opinion, this natural rock profile is a very good resemblance  of the 35th  United States President, John Fitzgerald Kennedy.

Location: Iao Valley Road Highway #32, mile marker #2.

 

 

Iao Needle

Iao Needle

This majestic pinnacle, of black basaltic volcano rock stands 2,250 ft. from sea level. Its formation represents a spire or pointed spear-like shape as a  reminder of the vicious battle that took place involving Kamehameha I, in his travel to conquer all the hawaiian islands. Upon his success he was crowned as Hawaii’s first Royal King, King Kamehameha I- The Great.

Location: Iao Valley Road Highway #32, mile marker #2.5.

 

 

Hookipa Bay

Ho’okipa Beach Park

This beach is popular all year ’round to beach goers from all around the world. It is known to surfers, wind surfers, and kite surfers alike especially during the winter months from November thru February because of high surf conditions.

Location: Hana Highway #36, mile marker #9.

 

 

Hawn Nation sign

Hawaiian Nation

This sign is situated at the entrance of Maliko Gulch in Haiku. It is a heart breaking reminder of what Hawaii once was before the overthrow of the Royal Hawaiian Monarchy during the reign of our Queen Lili’uokalani. This sign clearly states its purpose of wanting to restore Hawaii as a sovereign Nation with the return of all lands and water rights ownership from the Government.

Location: Hana Highway #36, mile marker #11.

 

 

Jaws Beach

The Beach “Jaws”

This is a mellow picture of the beach Jaws. During the winter months from November thru February you can expect to see waves reaching up to heights of about 30 to 40 feet and bigger. From this lookout above you will be amazed to see the outer sets building up one behind the  other, as you witness a surfer(s) attempting to risk their life to catch that perfect “big Kahuna” wave.

Location: Hana Highway #36, NO mile marker.

Directions: Just pass the Valley Isle Memorial Park about 0.5 miles turn left onto Hahana Rd. Take a right at the “Y” in the road, then drive for about 10 minutes on a dirt road and you will come to this very lookout that overlooks “Jaws” beach.

 

 

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