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This was a cool place to look across and see the Captain Cook monument. There were lots of dolphins in the bay playing and jumping. There were some locals there fishing. A lot weed smoking in this area. There is a bathroom in the park.
Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park , an important site in Hawaii’s history , is the location where the first extensive contact between Hawaiians and Westerners took place with the arrival of Captain Cook in 1778-79. The sacred temple , Hikiau Heiau , dedicated to the...More
This historic park is south of Kailua-Kona. From Highway 11 turn right on Napoopoo Rd. Continue down the narrow winding road which passes private homes and ends at the park, located on beautiful Kealakekua Bay. The historic site has religious significance - Hikiʻau Heiau -...More
This historical state park is worth the visit, just to see the beautiful Kealakekua Bay. The drive to the park is not for the faint of heart or those who might get dizzy as there are more than a few dozen hairpin turns down the...More
Totally unassuming little park...followed downslope roads and then ended up there by chance. Wonderful spot...where spinner dolphins come to rest ...view across the bay to the Captain Cook memorial..with a good zoom...you can see it without hiking down the trail or paddling across the bay....picnic...More
We found this spot by chance (“I wonder where that road goes”). It is a nice little park with restrooms and a picnic area. I wish there was more information about the heiau at the site. I looked it up later and found it has...More
Small park but fun place to explore! Can view the Captain Cook monument in the distance. Watched some kayakers. Excited to view three turtles swimming in the water~one experienced diver from Scotland just threw her belongings on the ground and dove in to snorkel with...More