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Backroad to Kipahulu, Maui
Kipahulu is a remote area next to Hana. To get to this area you can drive the windy coastal jungle route or the backroad which is a straight shot around the backside of Haleakala.
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West Maui in the distance... Kiehi down below.

West Maui in the distance… Kiehi down below.
La Perouse Bay on the left. Kaho‘olawe island in the distance. The dark rock on the right is from Maui's last volcanic flow event (1790).

La Perouse Bay on the left. Kaho‘olawe island in the distance. The dark rock on the right is from Maui's last volcanic flow event (1790).
Dry desolate coastline between Kula and Kipahulu.

Dry desolate coastline between Kula and Kipahulu.
Windy!

Windy!
Land turns more lush as you round the corner into Kipahulu.

Land turns more lush as you round the corner into Kipahulu.
Haleakala National Park

Haleakala National Park
Haleakala National Park

Haleakala National Park
Small one lane roads with steep drop offs below... gotta love it.

Small one lane roads with steep drop offs below… gotta love it.
Kipahulu

Kipahulu
Kipahulu

Kipahulu
Slack lining... these guys were doing back-flips off the line!

Slack lining… these guys were doing back-flips off the line!
Alelele Falls, Kipahulu.

Alelele Falls, Kipahulu.
Syzygium malaccense (Malay apple) and Alelele Falls.

Syzygium malaccense (Malay apple) and Alelele Falls.
Good looking horse.

Good looking horse.
Its a double rainbow!...

Its a double rainbow!…
Backroad to Kipahulu.

Backroad to Kipahulu.
The backside of Haleakalā. The top of that volanco is 10,000ft!

The backside of Haleakalā. The top of that volanco is 10,000ft!
Sun going down... heading home.

Sun going down… heading home.
One last rainbow before the sun sets.

One last rainbow before the sun sets.
A canyon coming down the South Face of Haleakala between Kaupo and Ulupalakua

A canyon coming down the South Face of Haleakala between Kaupo and Ulupalakua