Iao Needle, Maui, Hawaii 2005

Childs, Iraphne R. (2005) Iao Needle, Maui, Hawaii 2005. [Image]

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The Iao Needle (Kukaemoku) is a natural basaltic rock pinnacle on the Iao stream, surrounded by the walls of the Puu Kukui Crater, in West Maui. It is the site of one of the most famous battles in Hawaiian history when Kamehameha I defeated the Maui army, thereby succeeding to unite under his control all of the Hawaiian lslands.

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Item Type: Image
Collection: Asia-Pacific Images: 1970s-1990s
Keywords: rocks (landscape); historic sites
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2013 13:02
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2014 19:38
Copyright Owner: Copyright Iraphne R. Childs.
CountryState or RegionCity or TownPlace
United StatesHawaiiWest MauiIao Valley
URI: http://digitalcollections.qut.edu.au/id/eprint/236
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