Maui is an island in the Central Pacific, part of the Hawaiian archipelago. Sprawling Haleakala National Park encompasses the island’s highest peak, volcanic Haleakala, as well as the pools and waterfalls of Ohe’o Gulch, accessed via scenic, winding Hana Highway. The island's 30 miles of beaches include golden-crescent Kapalua, sheltered from strong currents by lava-rock promontories. The small volcanic island of Kaho'olawe is located about seven miles southwest of Maui. This gorgeous, highly detailed satellite image is the perfect way to admire the island from space. The satellite imagery has been "enhanced" using elevation data to create a "3D" effect, giving the image more depth. While naturally colorful, this Landsat 7 satellite image has also been slightly color enhanced to bring out it's underlying rich and vibrant tones.