Happy Earth Day…and before you say, “Yesterday was Earth Day?”…remember this: every day is earth day. #truth
Meanwhile, here on earth, Kaua’i is under siege ~ specifically Hanalei! This incredible spot has experienced heavy rains for weeks & has been declared a disaster area. This pic is from a recent trip to the Garden Island before the river had ‘re-routed.’ You can see the path the river traveled on this day, winding thru the Hanelei valley ~ I can imagine it’ll be just a bit different henceforth…
Fun Facts: The Hanalei River on the island of Kauaʻi flows north from the eastern slopes of Mount Waiʻaleʻale for 15.7 miles (25.3 km) until it reaches the Pacific Ocean at Hanalei Bay as an estuary. With a long-term mean discharge of 216 cubic feet per second, in terms of water flow it is the second-largest river in the state; although its watershed of 19.1 square miles is only sixth-largest on Kauaʻi, it encompasses areas of the highest recorded rainfall on the planet and plunges precipitously from its headwaters at 3,500 feet above sea level.