The Kalalau Valley: Welcome Home (Olukai Blog)

October 3, 2014 THE KALALAU VALLEY: WELCOME HOME The initial descent into Kalalau Valley looks as though you are on another planet. ┬áThe trail snakes down rolling red rocks, weathered by millions of years of erosion from the various elements present here. Wind, rain, salt water, steepness, and time all play a factor here, not […]

The Kalalau Trail: A journey into Paradise

Originally Published in Pique Newsmagazine It is well known as one of the most gruelling hikes in the entire Hawaiian islands. The almost 18-kilometre journey from Ke’e beach to Kalalau Valley traverses the northwest side of Kauai on a coastline known as the Na Pali Coast. Translated into English, “Na Pali” simply means “the cliffs.” […]