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Rock Formerly Known as JFK Profile Rock

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Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii

For many years, a jagged, angled outcrop of what looks like black lava rock was identified in postcards as "JFK Profile Rock" -- and with a little imagination it does resemble a side view silhouette of the big-haired 35th President. It's still there, and a round metal tube atop a pole next to a roadside pull-off directs your eye to this amazing phenomenon -- only now it's labeled noncommittally as "Changing Profile Rock." It still looks like JFK.

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Rock Formerly Known as JFK Profile Rock

Iao Valley Rd, Wailuku, Maui, HI
Two miles up Iao Valley Rd from where it splits from Hwy 30. Look for a Japanese garden on the left; the observation point is at a pullover on the right.
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