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Valley of the Kings, by RHMiller

Located on the Big Island, the Waipio Valley is on theNorthern Hamakua Coast. Waipio Valley was the boyhood home of King Kamehameha I, and an important center for political and religious life in Hawaii. Access down to the black sand beach is on the steepest road of its length in the United States at 25 % grade and requires a 4 wheel drive.