Rainbow Falls, Hilo, Hawaii 1983

Childs, Iraphne R. (1983) Rainbow Falls, Hilo, Hawaii 1983. [Image]

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Abstract

Rainbow Falls, Waianuenue(lit. rainbow seen in water) on the Wailuku River north of Hilo on the island of Hawaii. Sunshine and mist often produce beautiful rainbows at the base of this 80ft waterfall. Hawaiian legend says that the cave beneath the falls was the home of Hina, mother of the demigod Maui in Polynesian mythology.

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Item Type: Image
Collection: Asia-Pacific Images: 1970s-1990s
Keywords: waterfalls; rainbows
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2013 13:03
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2014 19:38
Copyright Owner: Copyright Iraphne R. Childs.
Location:
CountryState or RegionCity or TownPlace
United StatesHawaiiHiloWailuku River
URI: http://digitalcollections.qut.edu.au/id/eprint/302
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