Crouching Lion

Windward Coast

The Crouching Lion is a landmark rock formation just north of mile marker 27 on the Kamehameha Hwy. According to legend, the rock is a demigod from Tahiti who was cemented to the mountain during a jealous struggle between the volcano goddess Pele and her sister Hiʻiaka. When he tried to free himself by crouching, he was turned to stone.

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