Maui Waterfalls - Honokohau Falls

It's very GREEN here. I photographed these waterfalls from an open helicopter (doors off) near the summit of Puu Kukui in the West Maui Mountains, Maui, Hawaii. Honokohau Falls is said to be the tallest waterfall on Maui. It plunges in two tiers for a total of 1600 feet -- making it the second highest falls in the United States (only Yosemite Falls is higher). Puʻu Kukui is one of the wettest spots on Earth and the second wettest in the state of Hawaii after Mount Waiʻaleʻale, receiving an average of 386.5 inches (9,820 mm) of rain a year!


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Explore - #346 for Nov. 12, 2011 - Thanks everyone! (What is Explore? How do I get Explored?)


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  • Jon Bilous 4y

    wow, incredible pov and comp! love the greens!
  • Willie Huang 4y

    This shot just screams...GREEN. From a distance this image almost looks like a macro shot of a leaf. Great shot!
  • - Lilith - OFF 4y

    awesome view, lovely and brilliant tones, excellent series!!!
  • Yana Morozov 4y

    Really impressive green!
  • thomsen77 4y

    wow! professional capture of a beautiful landscape. nice green tone!
  • D Cunningham 4y

    Amazing view and capture.....I love Maui...I want to go back....
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  • Casey May 4y

    I saw this too, and it was one of my most happiest moments! Amazing!
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    FGold Award

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  • fenlandsnapper 4y

    What a stunning shot. Fantastic. (1-2-3)
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    >>>seen on
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  • Jordan 4y

    I hit the favorite button 293 times. I can't even say this is amazing because it is overused and does not fully represent this image. Great work.
  • D Cunningham 4y

    Too wonderful to express
  • Cazzura 3y

    Fantastic!! This is my heaven!! Dreamland!
  • Scott 3y

    Very nice work - congrats on being explored !
  • Kathleen Gick 3y

    An unbelievable image that will haunt me until I see it IRL.
  • Stefano Ginella 3y

    Congrats! Your great photo has been featured on
    Thanks a lot for giving your permission to use it! ;)
  • Sunil Garg 3y

    lovely nature pic!
  • sarah gilland 2y

    ah the earth is just so beautiful <3
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