Since I have been posting about the Waimea area of the Hawaiian Island of Kauai these past few days I thought readers may find this YouTube video of people surfing the Waimea River of interest:

The Waimea River is largely a dammed up lake for most of the year until the winter rains break the sand barrier at the beach and the water flows into the ocean.  These surfers just sped up the process and took advantage of the resulting waves to surf on them.  Pretty cool idea!

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Picture from Ft. Elizabeth on Kauai


Located right outside of the small town of Waimea on the west shore of the Hawaiian Island of Kauai, is one of the more unusual sites in Hawaiian history.  This site is an old Russian military fortification known as Fort Elizabeth:

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Picture from the Menehune Ditch


For those with an interest in learning a little more about Hawaiian history while in the Waimea Canyon area on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, an interesting place to check out is the Menehune Ditch.  This ditch is located just a short drive from the village of Waimea up the appropriately named Menehune Road:

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Picture from Waimea, Kauai


One of the major tourist attractions on the Hawaiian island of Kauai is the stunning Waimea Canyon that is known as the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific“.  You can read about my visit to Waimea Canyon at the below link:

Everyone that visits the canyon has to pass through the small town of Waimea tucked on the island’s West Coast:

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