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Fan palms blanket the cliffside. They almost look like duplicates (copied and pasted over the mountain?).
These trees were seen just inland from the Hamakua coast on the northeastern side of the Big Island. Steep valleys in the region, such as the one pictured, result from tropical tradewinds and heavy rainfall.
Pritchardia is a diverse, fruiting genus comprising 20+ species native to Hawaii and the surrounding Pacific islands.