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By Don Morfe, November 7, 2008
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Hawaii (Maui County), Hana — Haleakala National ParkKipahulu: Costal District
The landscape of Haleakala National Park rises from a lush valley beneath a waterfall at sea level to a red desert of cinder cones here at the volcanic summit of Haleakala. An astounding array of climates and life zones lies in between. Yet the . . . — Map (db m62199) HM
Hawaii (Maui County), Kipahulu — Palapala Hoomau Congregational Church
Kipahulu-Founded 1864-We welcome visitors to this historic, missionary church in Kipahulu. Out of respect for church members, relatives & descendants of those buried in the graveyard, we ask that you treat this religious site with reverence & care. — Map (db m71842) HM
Hawaii (Maui County), Kula — Haleakala National ParkSummit District
The landscape of Haleakala National Park rises from a lush valley beneath a waterfall at sea level to a red desert of cinder cones here at the volcanic summit of Haleakala. An astounding array of climates and life zones lies in between. Yet the . . . — Map (db m71753) HM
Hawaii (Maui County), Kula — Hawaiian Goose or Nene (Nay-NayHaleakala National Park
The Nene is a native Hawaiian Goose that lives in the wild on the islands of Hawaii and Maui. This rare State bird is believed to have descended from the Canada Goose, and isolated on these islands for thousands of years, it has evolved into a . . . — Map (db m71754) HM
Hawaii (Maui County), Kula — Holy Ghost Catholic Church
Holy Ghost Catholic Church has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m71770) HM
Hawaii (Maui County), Kula — Pa Ka'oao White Hill TrailHaleakala National Park
The trail climbs to the top of a volcanic cinder cone for views of the Haleakala Wilderness Area and the highest peaks of the Big Island. At first glance the trail environment seems nothing but barren rock. Yet these rocks are living habitat for . . . — Map (db m71765) HM
Hawaii (Maui County), Kula — Ranch WallHaleakala National Park
This ranch wall stacked stone by stone in the late 1800s, represents an investment in the land. Stretching for two miles, it guided cattle through the harsh landscape of Haleakala to pasture lands on the east and west sides of Maui. The ranching era . . . — Map (db m71762) HM
Hawaii (Maui County), Kula — Wind, Wave and Wings-Oodemas maulense-Haleakala National Park
The Hawaiian Islands are very isolated. Colonizing species arrived, against overwhelming odds, by wind, waves, or wings as a small group or flock, or even just a single individual. A species survival depended upon ability to find suitable food and . . . — Map (db m71756) HM
Hawaii (Maui County), Lahaina — Scandinavian Migration to Hawaii
This monument commemorates the arrival of the Norwegian barque Beta which dropped anchor near this spot on February 18, 1881, and of her sister ship Musca, which arrived in Honolulu May 13, 1881. They brought more than six hundred . . . — Map (db m73188) HM
Hawaii (Maui County), Wailuku — Haleki'i and Pihanakalani HeiausState Historical Site
A heiau is a Hawaiian religious structure which centralized the ceremonies and rituals of old Hawaii. The construction of a heiau was directed by the highest chiefs or alii and required a great expenditure of organized labor. The ceremonies and . . . — Map (db m71864) HM
Hawaii (Maui County), Wailuku — Kūka‘emoku — [ʻĪao Valley]
Commonly called ʻĪao Needle, the traditional Hawaiian name for this 2,250 foot high peak is Kūka‘emoku. This peak is known as the phallic stone of Kanaloa, Hawaiian god of the ocean. During periods of warfare, the peak was . . . — Map (db m31540) HM
Hawaii (Maui County), Wailuku — Master NavigatorsMaui Ocean Center
Navigators! Visually, the open ocean is a featureless environment. This makes it difficult to use sight for navigation. Hammerhead sharks can travel vast distances across the ocean by detecting electromagnetic fields around the Earth. . . . — Map (db m71861) HM
Hawaii (Maui County), Wailuku — Monument of Christian Faith
In the distant future, when our descendants ask, tell them here lies the first altar made by Korean American Christians. Today, when more than three thousand Korean churches in America, along with their members ask, tell them you all are . . . — Map (db m73191) HM

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