Nu’uanu Reservoir nature walk

Not too from home I have access to a luscious rain forest where the nature walks are the best. Up the Pali Highway, in a popular hiking trail usually taken to explore the Lulumahu falls, exists much more. The areas surrounding the Nu’uanu reservoir are a place where I often take unknown paths that branch off main trails to find lovely little places where we are alone to our thoughts.

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Fragrant spice ginger plant (‘awapuhi) with pretty tan flowers.

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There are many paths that zig-zag through this bamboo forest path. They are shaded and somewhat spooky!

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Baby bamboo shoot growing from the ground.

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Stream funneling into this man-made drain, a little more movement since recent rainfalls.

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Parts of the Nu’uanu nature walk loop trail were filled with water.

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Tall grove of trees shading our path.

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Little band of birdies took flight around us.

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