Thursday, April 10, 2008
Ke'e is the beach at the end of the road. Where the Na Pali Coast begins. The reef lies just offshore, forming a small lagoon, great for snorkeling neophytes. East of here, pocket beaches and rocky headlands alternate across a the front of a broad coastal terrace. West of here, beaches are limited to tiny pockets at the base of valleys in the spectacular line of cliffs. I'll save the boat cruise and the helicopter flight for a trip with more time and with the family along. Maybe the hike, too.
Besides colorful fish and coral, this beach had plenty of chickens. That's a new one for me.
The weather started overcast, but the sun broke through noon, just before it started pouring. I think I was lucky to get back to Hanalei for lunch - the streams were already rising and rocks were collapsing on the road.