Mark Arbeit’s photo essay captures the essence of the Islands.
By Photography by Mark Arbeit, Captions by Kathryn Drury Wagner
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Beach Falls: “I love that Waipio Valley is cut off from the rest of the world. Everything there seems out of proportion—nature is so huge,” says photographer Arbeit, who took this image in August of 1994.
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