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Prince Kuhio Park

Poipu Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI (Koloa)
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Ranked #13 of 15 Attractions in Poipu
Type: Historic Sites, Parks
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Seminole, Oklahoma
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59 reviews 59 reviews
10 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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San Diego, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We really enjoyed our time and the park. Its one of our main stops whenever we visit. It is always relaxing and beautiful. cant wait to go back.

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Midland, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

It was pretty busy when I was there but the views and waves were beautiful. Bathrooms are near by, there is some shade, and parking is accessible

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Orange, California, United States
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148 reviews 148 reviews
102 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This is a small park that was the birthplace of Prince Kuhio, one of the last of the Hawaiian royalty. It is also the site of a small heiau, which is a place where religious and royal ceremonies took place. It's often used today for Hawaiian ceremonies commemorating such events as Kahamehame Day, Prince Kuhio's Birthday, etc. There are a... More

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Eugene, OR
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is a lovely little park, tailor-made made for a little stroll. There is a small lagoon, with lava-rock walls. There is an unassuming heiau, a place of ancient worship, used hundreds of years ago by the ancient Hawaiians. And tons of lawn, begging to be meandered upon. And you should. It really is a lovely place, not too big... More

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Arroyo Grande
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This is one of our favorite snorkeling spots on Kauai. The beach access next to the restaurant is somewhat limited, but the fish are always a great attraction. The entry on sand, is small and there are rocks you need to be careful of. It is usually not too crowded and there are always many different fish. There is a... More

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Cody, Wyoming
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Great snorkeling because of the reef but it is rocky and difficult for the inexperienced to enter and exit with fins. Once you're in the aquatic life is incredible. The breaks were also perfect here for our college age son to surf daily in March.

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Canton, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Always fun to explore this small park and check out the different markers. Usually lots of beautiful crowing roosters.

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Bellingham, Washington
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This looked like more of a piece of empty property than a park. We stayed next door & I don't believe we ever saw anyone at this park at all.

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Auburn, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Went walking every day from our rental house and passed by this lovely area, you can walk on the grounds, there are several markers to read from.

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