There's a long legend behind these falls. A brief recounting is as follows. A woman named Ka Likai remarries. But the new husband is jealous of her love for her daughter. While Ka Likai is out working, her new husband kills the daughter and cooks her flesh into a meal. The woman comes home and asks her husband if he knows where the daugher is. He says no, but before she goes out looking, she should have something to eat. After eating (yes), she finds her daughter's fingers in the betel-nut basket. In despair, the woman threw herself off this cliff giving the falls its name: "Fall of Ka Likai."
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