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Kahanu Garden

Address: 650 Ulaino Road, Hana, Maui, HI 96713
Phone Number: 808-248-8912
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Ranked #5 of 10 Attractions in Hana
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Gardens, Outdoors
Owner description: This garden houses the world's largest collection of breadfruit and the largest ancient place of...
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Gardens, Outdoors
Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Owner description: This garden houses the world's largest collection of breadfruit and the largest ancient place of worship for the Polynesian people.

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Hamburg
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

it is a nice garden and the ancient lava rocks are impressive. we walkes around for an hour and had a good time. but i think 10$ per person is a little too much. the view at the coast is nice. getting to the garden was a little bumpy on the dirt road.

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Santa Rosa, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We were told about this garden and decided to stop there on our way to Hana. So glad we did. It's absolutely amazing. A non profit runs it, a small fee is charged and you can do a self guided tour and take as much time as you want. The garden is home to the Heiau belonging to Chief Pi'ilani... More 

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Il
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Not to be missed National Historic landmark! the home to Pi`ilanihale, a massive lava-rock structure that is believed to be the largest ancient place of worship (heiau) in Polynesia. It was awe-inspiring! And the views of the ocean from the cliffs were breathtaking... I could have sat there all day.

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Portland, Oregon
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Chilling out with incredible Hamoa Bay at your doorstep and glimpses of Mauna Kea from time to time off in the distance(snow capped if you are fortunate). The facilities are top notch, the best in Hana in our opinion, so book early, early, early! The proprietors, Dan and Sandi Simone go out of their way to make your stay special... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Folks, if you are trying to do Hana in a day, rushing from the west side, doing the road to Hana thing so you can rush out to the Seven Sacred Pools and get back before dark, maybe you should just skip this most important part of Hawaii's history. This place is truly special. You might say built by a... More 

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We almost didn't stop here after being ripped off at the "Garden of Eden"! THIS garden is a real botanical garden. Beautiful and interesting stop! Recommended.

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Edmonton, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Stopped here as we drove to hana. At first your thinking your going off roading as you take an unsaved road. Once you get there it's beautiful lush green and full of history! It was neat to see the architecture and learn the facts. There are some beautiful views! On a different note, they got brand new washrooms and are... More 

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Los Angeles
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This place is a treasure of history, culture and beauty. It also contains the largest historical temple in all of Hawaii. We are talking 3 acres wide. Is also home of the largest bread fruit tree collection and variety in the world. I could write about it forever, but the bottom line is, don't miss it and ask for a... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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188 reviews 188 reviews
36 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

If you are short on time on the road to Hanna I would save the time and money. It has an ancient temple ruin which is cool and a native thatch hut but the views are just as good for free on the beaches during the drive

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pennsylvania
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Nice little find off of the road to Hana. Not a long side trip, maybe 2 miles off the main road but well worth the trip. We have been through many of the caves in the eastern part of the country, especially here in Pa., but have never been handed a flashlight and turned loose by the attendant. A definate... More 

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NTBGTours, Manager at Kahanu Garden, responded to this review

Aloha, this review is for the Lava Cave Tour, not Kahanu Garden. We have no caves at Kahanu Garden. More 

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