Monday, January 31, 2005

Puu Kukui

Volcanic peak, Maui county, western Maui Island, Hawaii, U.S. It is the highest peak (5,788 feet [1,764 m]) of an 18-mile (29-kilometre) stretch of mountains, the Honolua volcanic series, which dominates the western peninsula of Maui. Puu Kukui (meaning �candlenut hill�) was formed by a volcano whose caldera has eroded into the scenic valley of Iao.

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