Images from 25+ years documenting the Nāpali Coast State Park.

Our latest book is on the large format documentation of the ancient Hawaiian sites located within Miloliʻi, the first in a series on the land districts within Nāpali Coast State Park. Included inside are the Hawaiian place names and legends as well as the archaeological information. 

For us this book was produced as a way to Mālama Nāpali, to care for and protect through documentation and education!


The book opens with place names, names of the winds of Miloliʻi and Hawaiian legends to pay homage to those that lived there for over 700 years.

Each section is broken down into the basic types of sites, such as Heiau or Hawaiian Temples, when possible their name name and any information from Hawaiian sources or scientific research. Contributors: Dr. Keao NeSmith, Alan Carpenter, Martha Yent, Myra Tomonari-Tuggle, Dr, Jennifer Khan and Summer Moore. 

This photo shows three Hawaiian sites situated on the steep side of Miloli'i valley. A habitation cave (center) It is fronted below by a retaining wall of sub angular porous basalt. While a platform is located above the cave.

Lo'i (wet agricultural field system of terraces formed by cobble and boulder facings.) and possible hale (house) platform seen on other side of Maniania stream. This stream fed this lo'i from high above.

Hawaiian Monk Seals relaxing on the Milolii Beach during sunset by Abby, age 14. Canon 10-22mm  

Ka ʻUlu o Laka. The waves dance to "The inspiration of Laka" the Godess of Hula. Nikon 200mm 
In 2018 another similiar photo was selected by the USPS for a stamp in the "O Beautiful" set.

Kalalau Beach from on top, Canon 10-22mm