Beauty of the islands: Kaua’i island

BEAUTY OF ART AND IMAGES FOR YOU


Beauty of the islands:
Kaua’i island

Kaua’i is the oldest of the main islands of the Hawaiian archipelago and the fourth largest by area, with 1,446 km2. Its coastline is 177 kilometers long. It is also known as Garden Isle.
Kauai is home to the Waimea Canyon, dubbed the Pacific Grand Canyon. Many TV series and movies, including Jurassic Park, were filmed here in this Hawaiian island Kauai

24631589900_5618f1ac5a_k

Na Pali Coast, Kaua’i

Author : Dhilung Kirat. Source: flickr.com

napali-3308391_960_720Author: TC_Perch. Source: pixabay.com

9085685363_ee559916a4_k

Hanalei Bay Kaua’i

9143643137_e827a682e6_k

Princeville Kauai

Author (for 2 photos) : Christian Arballo. Source: flickr.com

4667352219_431a390e7c_b

4667976300_232505ff55_b

The Kaua’i Soto Zen Temple Zenshuji

one of the first Buddhist Soto Zen Temples, was founded in 1903 by Reverend Ryoun Kan, but the current edicie was constructed in 1974. The temple originally served the the Japanese laborers who came to the area to work in the sugar cane fields.

Author (for 2 photos) :Wally Gobetz . Source: flickr.com

 

25432127808_d3b8606576_k

Haleakala Crater

Shield Volcano is in the form of an elongated mountain. Its summit culminating at 3,055 meters is formed by a vast caldera measuring 9.5 kilometers in length and 3.5 kilometers in width. The volcano experienced 40 eruptions between 8000 BC. J-C. and the eighteenth century (year 1750)

24557061107_495a93a884_k

Waimea Canyon

is approximately ten miles (16 km) long and up to 3,000 feet (900 m) deep. To give a sense of scale, the Waipoo Waterfall (upper left) is 800 feet or about 245m high.

Author (for 2 photos): Paul Balfe . Source: flickr.com

napali-coast-91676_960_720Author: kdvandeventer. Source: pixabay.com

800px-Na_pali

Na Pali Coast

User:Justforasecond . Source: commons.wikimedia.org

4665601233_6303797259_b

Originally, in 1918, a small house was built on the parcel of land occupied by 3878 Hanapepe Road. Matajuro Onzuka and his wife Sunae bought it in the mid-1920s and started their laundry business here. then laundry / cleaning in this store for nearly 50 years, Over the years, the building has hosted a variety of businesses. In 2002, it was bought and restored as a residence and gallery, Island Art.

4677079800_ac243abcd0_b

Maunakapu and Wailua River

4666138908_cdcfd88f0f_b

The Serikawa building, was originally built as the Serikawa hotel in 1921 by the Serikawa family.

4664727385_137a858eb3_b

Limahuli Garden and Preserve, 17 acres of garden with an addition 985 acres of preserve located in Hā‘ena, is one of five gardens of the non-profit National Tropical Botanical Garden. The garden contains a wide range of native and Polynesian-introduced plants. The garden was started in 1967 by Juliet Rice Wichman, a member of the Hui Ku‘ai ‘Āina O Hā‘ena, who willed the lower part of the Limahuli Valley to the NTBG, and the rest to her grandson , Chipper Wichman, who cultivated the preserve before donating it to the NTBG as well.

Author (for 4 photos) :Wally Gobetz . Source: flickr.com




 

Publicités

7 réflexions au sujet de « Beauty of the islands: Kaua’i island »

Laisser un commentaire

Entrez vos coordonnées ci-dessous ou cliquez sur une icône pour vous connecter:

Logo WordPress.com

Vous commentez à l'aide de votre compte WordPress.com. Déconnexion /  Changer )

Photo Google+

Vous commentez à l'aide de votre compte Google+. Déconnexion /  Changer )

Image Twitter

Vous commentez à l'aide de votre compte Twitter. Déconnexion /  Changer )

Photo Facebook

Vous commentez à l'aide de votre compte Facebook. Déconnexion /  Changer )

Connexion à %s