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Banyon Tree & Palapala Ho'omau Congregational Church, KÄ«pahulu Point, Maui, HI
Not long after I bought my first DSLR camera I found myself in Maui visiting some friends. I snapped this photo at the little church where Charles â€œLone Eagleâ€ Lindbergh is buried. The trip out to the church isnâ€™t for the faint of heart.
Wikipedia describes the trip thusly: â€œThe HÄna Highway is a 68-mile long stretch of Hawaii State Routes 36 and 360 which connects Kahului with the town of HÄna in east Maui. On the east after Kalepa bridge, Hana Highway continues to KÄ«pahulu as Route 31 (Piilani Highway), the first section of which is unofficially considered to be part of HÄna Highway. Although HÄna is only about 52 miles from Kahului, it takes about 2.5 hours to drive when no stops are made as the highway is very winding and narrow and passes over 59 bridges, 46 of which are only one lane wide. There are approximately 620 curves along Route 360 from just east of Kahului to HÄna, virtually all of it through lush, tropical rainforest.â€
Canon 350D camera with a Canon EF 18-55mm lens
23 March 2007
In the Have Camera Will Travel photo essay.
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