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Address: Lawai Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 69756

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Prince Kuhio Day

I happened to be there when the islands were celebrating Prince Kuhio Day. I'm sure that I would have missed this if we had not of being staying across the street from the park... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Ohiobruce42
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

I happened to be there when the islands were celebrating Prince Kuhio Day. I'm sure that I would have missed this if we had not of being staying across the street from the park. Hint: Don't leave your car parked under the coconut palm trees. (I didn't, but someone else did.)

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Koloa, Hawaii
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Very nice setting across from Lawai Beach. Peaceful and historical. Site does have a monument tribute to Prince Kuhio. There are remnants of a heiau, fishpond, and the old family home foundation. Well worth the visit.

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canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

As we were staying right next door, I made the point of doing a dawn photo shoot in the park. Definitely a mystical vibe here, with some symbolic remnants of earlier times. On one full moon, locals showed up and had a lua'u (a true and proper one). Respect the birthplace and leave shells for the king.

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oswego
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120 reviews 120 reviews
46 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Only if you are in the area-this is a small well kept park-some ruins & signs & nice blooms. It is on the way to spouting horn.

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encinitas, CA
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167 reviews 167 reviews
51 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I was surprised and glad this park is public since a hei'ai is located on site. The public is welcome because there is a monument to Prince Kuhio, who was the last Hawaiian royalty and a member of Congress in the 1920's. the park is the site of his birthplace. The park is small sized with a fish pond and... More 

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Kirkland, WA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

It is a restricted park because you really can't play in it. They have a lot of historical things that you can't play around so it is more of a memorial park. It is a large piece of land that you can see from the road but then again it is merely to walk through and not play in.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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128 reviews 128 reviews
22 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Visit here, and if you can, read up on Prince Kuhio in advance or better, print it out and take it with you. We stumbled upon this park while out on a bike ride and I'm very glad we did.

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Sunnyvale, CA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Nice place to walk through and chase roosters. Nice grassy well kept lawn. The park is a little on the small size. Park is located across the street from the beach.

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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109 reviews 109 reviews
37 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Went twice with a picnic dinner to just watch the sun go down. Beautiful location to take your significant other and maybe make some brownie points because you probably need to make some because you probably did something wrong some time.

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Seminole, Oklahoma
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10 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We have been here a total of 53 Days and Nights on two separate trips to the Island of Kauai. we have sat in the park, we have walked the park over a dozen times. It is a very peaceful place to walk, sit and just look at with that special person in your life. It has been so nice... More 

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