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The Honopu Valley is truly one of the more otherworldly places I've had the privilege of seeing through the lens.

This isolated stretch of Kauai's Napali Coast is the source of many Hawaiian legends and myths. The burial site for the local chiefs was located on the surrounding cliffs. It was believed that once a chief died, his bones held a supernatural power, and if found by others they could be used against the chief's tribe.

When chiefs died, their bones were collected and taken to the cliffs, and the warrior who transported the bones then jumped to his death from that same spot in order to ensure the secrecy of the location of the bones. This place feels like it has its own sacred heartbeat...has to be seen to be believed.

Canon Cameras 1DX, 70-200 2.8 IS II, Singh-Ray Filters LB Warming Polarizer, Clik Elite Escape Backpack

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