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Maui Valley

Maui Valley Skies

The clouds separate for a brief moment over Maui, revealing beams of light from above that illuminate the bright green side hills below. In the foreground, Maui sugar cane grows tall as it blows in the Valley Isle winds.

The topography here has been created by years of wind and rain carving away the volcanic mountain sides. Since first being settled by Polynesians around 1500 years ago, this valley has been the site of many battles and many years of abundant peace growing “ship” crops like kalo (taro), banana, and coconut.