Ka’ikena O’Iao (The sites of Iao) is located on Maui, Hawa’ii.
A thousand years ago, Hawaiians gathered at ‘Iao Valley to celebrate and honor the bounty of Lono, god of agriculture, during the annual makahiki festival. More than a hundred years ago, visitors began coming to witness the natural beauty of this valley.
Today, ’Iao Valley is recognized as a very special place for both its spiritual value and spectacular scenery.
The peak you see in this photo is commonly reffered to as ’Iao Needle, _Kuka’emoku_
Canon XSi with 18-55mm lens, f/8, 1/500sec, ISO-200, 18mm.