Nualolo Aina Valley is remarkable for its remains of taro growing terraces, reminders that for hundreds of years people lived their lives in this remote valley, even into the early 20th century.

A big part of the Bali Hai ridge is here at Hanakoa Valley, comprised of two incredible lava dyke ridges protruding up like sentries guarding each side of this lush, tropical rain forest valley.

Kauai’s Awaawapuhi Valley is the narrowest and deepest of Na Pali’s remote, isolated valleys.

Remote, deep and hushed is Kalalau Valley, grandest of Na Pali’s near inaccessible valleys.

Hands down, the Double Door Cave at Waiahuakua Valley is the best sea cave on the Na Pali coast, maybe one of the best in the world.

Hoolulu means protected bay or waters. These are the cove caves, home of the noddy terns that nest along the cliffs and in the sea caves.