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Kakahai'a National Wildlife Refuge

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Address: Highway 450, east of Kaunakakai, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI 96748
Phone Number: 808 637 6330
Description: Sanctuary for seabirds

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Awesome Way To Spend The Morning

We headed out in our 4 wheel drive jeep at about 9:30am and took our time, stopped many times along the way for pictures. What a beautiful, other side of Hawaii. The forests and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2013
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Kaunakakai, Hawaii
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Essentially a badly neglected fenced in marshy area overgrown with bulrush. No viewing platform, no marked parking area, and surrounded by private property. Visitors' amenities completely non-existence. The only wildlife you'll probably see are feral cats, and ugly ones at that!

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Grand Rapids
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

We headed out in our 4 wheel drive jeep at about 9:30am and took our time, stopped many times along the way for pictures. What a beautiful, other side of Hawaii. The forests and vistas are breath-taking. If you have a 4 wheel drive vehicle, you really need to take this drive. It was a bit muddy on the last... More 

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Georgia
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Rent a four wheel drive jeep and drive up into the mountains and on top there is a lookout and bathroom facilities.

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San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

Stopped by the office to get info about rare wild flowers up in the bog. It was pouring so they said it would be really muddy and to bring a winch on the jeep!

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