Holiday in Hawaii #7
The rugged West Maui Mountains form a dramatic backdrop to the never-ending beaches and tropical gardens of Maui.
To get a closer view of the grandeur of the mountains, we venture inland to ʻIao Valley State Park, where ʻIao Stream has carved a deep valley between the densely forested slopes.
Most people come to the park to see Kuka‘emoku, a volcanic ridge which ends in a sharp bluff rising 370 metres from the valley floor. Also known as ʻIao Needle, this volcanic formation, sacred…
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