Another beautiful post to get us through the winter 🙂
Our series on tropical getaways, or possibly better named ‘I’m freezing to death and can’t take it any more’ …continues on the Polynesian jewel of tropical Maui.
The diverse landscape of Maui resulted from a determined and active team effort of geology and climate. Over millions of years the volcanic cones of the Hawaiian islands poured out very fluid lava from thousands of vents.
Two particularly adversarial volcanoes spit the hot molten brew at each other until it overlapped creating a two headed island with a narrow strip of land between. Note the red island on the map below.
According to native Hawaiian legend the Polynesian navigator Hawaiʻiloa, who is credited with the discovery of Hawaii, renamed the island after…
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