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Kaloko-Honokohau National Park

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Address: 73-4786 Kanalani Street, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: (808) 329-6881
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Great Place except for Ignorant Visitors

I love this place. I like to visit the fish pond area that is located behind the harbor. There is a sacred place a ways up the hill and the old fish ponds are a great feeding... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I love this place. I like to visit the fish pond area that is located behind the harbor. There is a sacred place a ways up the hill and the old fish ponds are a great feeding place for turtles. In the very shallow part you can see many turtles bumping along eating the limu off the rocks. There are... More 

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Wasilla, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The temple here has a very interesting story behind it. It is a well-preserved example of ancient Hawaiian architecture. Not too much of a hike gets you down to the temple.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

What a beautiful place to see. Amazing views. The landscape is so different from the rest of the Islands. A must see.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is a great place if you don't mind hiking in 1/4 mile and not having running water. Plan ahead, bring water and enjoy the long beach for a peaceful walk, with turtles usually sunning themselves. It's not a great beach for swimming, although there is protected swimming it's pretty shallow. Good for keikis (children). But it is peaceful, historically... More 

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Pasadena, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Well worth a visit! Uncrowded and relatively undeveloped, it's a place where the harshness and beauty of Hawaii coexist. The tenacity and skills of the Hawaiian people who made it their home are easy to imagine here. Be aware that the trails crossing the lava field can be hot and more difficult than they appear. I wish I had allowed... More 

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Pittsburgh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Water was clear and easy to enter. Our group did not go in water, but there were several individuals in the water and it was shallow for quite a distance. Beach was clean and we stated to each other that it would of be nice to find it earlier in our trip (this was on the day we left &... More 

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Kona, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

People were mostly there to search for green sea turtles. We didn't get to see them but it was still nice to see a different style of beach. There are many loose rocks from volcano, so be careful walking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

While a bit hard to find, we loved this little gem of a beach and saw several large green sea turtles sunning them selves on the sand, and two swimming in the water. Great place to stop when you're in Kona.

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Indio, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

There on cruise excursion, knowledgeable guide with Robert Tours. Learned that native inhabitants used fish pens to farm raise fish, then released and used same bait like shrimp or squid to fish with. Family dishonor to those who did not use same bait as when raised. Wonderful areas saw numerous turtles within few feet of shoreline...great experience.

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Calliope, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We went here to kill time while my husband and friend were playing golf up the mountain. What a find. To be able to walk through the lava fields and explore this sacred spot was amazing. The beach was lovely. Nice and sheltered for small children although in our travel magazine it said it was good for snorkelling. I didn't... More 

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Address: 73-4786 Kanalani Street, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: (808) 329-6881
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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