Kalalau Trail by Pacific Ocean

web sunset Kalalau Trail sig Na Pali Coast State Park IMG_3691 (1)

This photo was taken on the island of Kaua’i, Hawaii at the Nā Pali Coast State Park. We arrived just before sunset and we witnessed a splendid 20 minute sunset.  Words are not adequate to describe the peaceful and breathtaking experience of that particular sunset.  It was one of the most exquisite sunsets we have witnessed.

NA PALI COAST

“……..Na Pali Coast stretches fifteen miles along the north west coast of Kauai between Ke`e Beach in Haena State Park to Polihale State Park in Mana. This rugged coast will leave you breathless as you gaze upon the pali (high cliffs) that rise as much as 4,000 feet (1,200 m) above the Pacific Ocean, sea caves, lush green valleys and cascading waterfalls that journey to the shores from thousands of feet above….”

Nā Pali Coast State Park

“…..The Nā Pali Coast State Park is a 6,175 acres (2,499 ha) Hawaiian state park located in the center of the rugged 16 miles (26 km) along the northwest side of Kauaʻi, the oldest inhabited Hawaiian island. The Nā Pali coast itself extends southwest starting at Keʻe Beach extending all the way to Polihale State Park. The na pali (high cliffs) along the shoreline rise as much as 4,000 feet (1,200 m) above the Pacific Ocean. The state park was formed to protect the Kalalau Valley…..”

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