Maui, Hawaii

February 16 - 22, 2004

There is a saying in Hawaii: "Maui no ka oi." Maui is the best.

Above, the St. Gabriel's Mission & Coral Miracle Church along the Hana Highway.

Above, Wai'anapanapa State Park, where you'll find the Black Sand Beach and Wai'anapanapa Caves with their underwater entrances and lava tubes.

Above, a small, natural pool and waterfall along the Road to Hana.

Above, the island of Lanai, as seen from Old Lahaina Town from the western coast at sunset.

Makena is one of the Hawai'ian islands' most beautiful beaches. Crescent-shaped with soft, golden sand and turquoise waters, the beach faces Molokini, a partially submerged extinct volcano 2.5 miles from shore.

Above, a humpback whale spouts off in the warm waters off the southern coast. The whales come here in the wintertime to breed before migrating north to Alaska for the Summer.

Above, sunrise along the Road to Hana.

Above, Haleakala Volcano in early morning. The summit is 10,023 ft. above sea level and the crater is large enough to contain the entire island of Manhattan, including the skyscrapers.

Above, one of the Seven Sacred Pools of Ohe'o Gulch in Haleakala National Park.

Left, 400-foot Waimoku Falls at the end of the Pipiwai Trail.

Below, a submerged cave in Wai'anapanapa State Park.

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