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Address: Lolokai Road, Hanapepe, Kauai, HI
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Most interesting to learn how salt is harvested from the sea. Three types of salt are made from these salt ponds, slowly and by hand. The White, which is used as coarse table... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Hamilton, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Not too much to see here, but if you know the history of the Red Salt, or what to see how they produce their Sea Salt, and are on the West side of Kauai, it's worth a drive by.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Most interesting to learn how salt is harvested from the sea. Three types of salt are made from these salt ponds, slowly and by hand. The White, which is used as coarse table salt. The famous Hawaiian Pink (which according to the old traditions kept here is never sold and can only be gifted) which is used for the luau... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Quite and out of the way, shallows for kids, lots of little critters running and swimming around. Trapped pools for wading and sunbathing galore. Town of Hanapepe is real close with eats and treats. Take your towel and chair and enjoy a relaxing day with family or solo - really nice spot away from the "rush" of country island life.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Unless you knew what this small area was for, you would not give it a second look. As it is, it has no charm whatsoever and there iseemed to be no visible on-site information explaining the purpose and history. Clealy, it is of more interest than industrial-scale production, and maybe the red sodium crystals are rare and have unusually beneficial... More 

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Hanapepe, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Its a perfect place to enjoy the sun and sunset take a nice suntan and enjoy that cool ocean saltwater nice place to snorkel Before u go there stop by the store grab u some lunch n Snacks and Don't forget that cold cold drinks n enjoy n relax in the sun Aloha

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Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Very convenient to stop by and spend the day. Great for picnics and a day relaxing at the beach. The salt ponds make it an even nicer stop.

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This is a sleeper surf fishing spot, frequented by locals. Take Lokokai Road, as though headed to ponds and park, then turn left on Kaalani Road, the small sand/dirt road before the park. Head toward the beach and go as far as you can. The best fishing is along the rocky outcroppings that lie to the left of the beach... More 

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Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

The salt ponds are quite a sacred area to the people of kauai. You can look, but do not touch! They mean it! Beautiful area to watch a sunset, plenty of parking at the beach area, and do be careful because there is a tent city there at times, nestled in the tree areas. Worth experiencing for sure!

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Hanapepe, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Living in Hanapepe, one of the highlights was going to Salt Pond Beach (I used to walk there) the beach is amazing and so interesting watching the sea salt processing. Ugh, I can't get enough of Kauai...

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Cantrall, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Got to see this right next to the Salt Pond Beach Park.... It was odd to see the spot where locals have mined salt for generations. It is not available for sale but some locals will gift you some if you are lucky.. Some of it is higher in iron content

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