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We were fortunate to visit the Huleia National Wildlife Refuge which started on Kayaks from the Nawiliwili Harbour. We paddled the Huleia River about 4 kilometers, taking about an hour. Then we were taken on a short walk through part of the refuge where we...More
Breathtaking area with beautiful scenery. When you take the road to the Menehune Fish Ponds you are along side of the wildlife refuge and the best place to get an overview is from the Menehune Fishpond Overlook.
or along the Hule'ia stream in a Kayak. It is closed to public visitation. Hule’ia National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1973 and is located in a valley between the Ha'upu range and along the Hule’ia River next to the Menehune Fish Pond. The refuge...More
We drove through the refuge on the single lane road. It was nice but the trail was the highlight. We hiked up a very steep and often muddy trail. I would recommend you wear hiking shoes for traction.
At http by the transmission lines you...More
Before leaving Hanalei, we stopped briefly at the Huleia National Wildlife Refuge where we saw taro paddies and quite an impressive array of rare birds including Hawaiian Stilt, Pacific Golden Plover, Hawaiian Moor Hen, Hawaiian Koot, Hawaiian Duck, and Hawaiian Goose.
Hule’ia National Wildlife Refuge consists of approximately 241 acres located in a valley between the mountain range and along the Hule’ia River next to the Menehune Fish Pond. The wildlife refuge is the home of various endangered waterbirds and other species found on Kauai. The...More
We went on a half-day trip with a group that left from the Nawiliwili Harbor. You first paddle the Huleia River for an hour or so, then walk through a short part of the refuge. They take you in vans to a spot where you...More