Hawaii photo of the week: Rainbow Falls on the Big Island
Rainbow Falls on the Big Island
This is one of the most accessible waterfalls in the entire state of Hawaii. It’s short drive outside of Hilo town and is practically next to a local highway. It’s a major tourist attraction with ample parking and wheelchair accessibility. That side of the island is very wet and lush so it’s nearly a guarantee that there will be water flowing. You like? Comments please!
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In Hilo, Hawai’i (USA) the Wailuku River tumble 80 feet to form Rainbow Falls. The lava cave behind the falls was said to be the home of Hina, an ancient Hawaiian goddess associated with the moon.
Last time I visited the Big Island I took this short video
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I’ve lived Hawaii since the mid ‘80s when I moved here at the age of 21. I arrived site-unseen in Honolulu with zero contacts and about $5k in savings. I worked from nearly zero and today Hawaii has given me the greatest gifts in the world in all aspects: spiritually, financially, romantically (married since early ‘90s w/ 2 children), and most important, peace. My goal with this site is to share the magic of this Land of Aloha and help others who are on a similar quest.
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