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Challenge yourself and see something different!

so you've seen Waimea Canyon and done a Napali Coast cruise, well, read up a bit on your history... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Bad_Seed4
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Canberra, Australia
History Buffs Only

Followed our Shaka driving tour app to this spot. I like history and folklore so I was curious to... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2018
Amy D
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Washington
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Aug 28, 2018
“Challenge yourself and see something different!”
Jun 21, 2018
“History Buffs Only”
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Reviewed January 9, 2008

It's not a huge site, but it is a fascinating look into the ancient Hawaiian past. It's mysterious and an ancient engineering feat. I'm happy we stopped there - I was quite skeptical at first. The area is very local too and there are almost...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2018

so you've seen Waimea Canyon and done a Napali Coast cruise, well, read up a bit on your history and come and see the Menehune Ditch. I won't go into the history of it here -I followed the Shaka app driving tour, as other posters...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Followed our Shaka driving tour app to this spot. I like history and folklore so I was curious to see the remnants of the irrigation ditch engineered by the first Hawaiians. The attraction is a 2 foot plaque above the ditch. It’s a mere five...More

Thank Amy D
Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

This needs more information to locate. No signs indicating a historical land mark from the main highway. We couldn’t find it using two different app maps and searching by all the names, Menehune ditch, Kiki a Ola and Peekauai ditch. Drove up and down Menehune...More

Thank Deb W
Reviewed October 27, 2017

Another legendary place to visit! It's off the beaten track, not much parking but it can be had. The legendary stories of the 'Menehunes' are quite something to look into... their accomplishments rival those of the early Egyptians, Aztecs and others, especially when one looks...More

Thank dennis y
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Next to the bridge. Little people making water move, great History lesson. Interesting location and a great view, be careful don't fallin.

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Reviewed May 2, 2017

We drove to this while using our Shaka Guide driving tour app. It was interesting to see. There is a swinging bridge there but it was raining so we didn't spend much time out of the car.

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Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

An interesting stop, but really not that great. The drive is through what appears to be a lower income area, and there is really hardly any parking. There is a historical marker with some interesting info, a swinging bridge like the one in Hanapepe and...More

Thank 1mohman
Reviewed April 5, 2017

Of the beaten path and once you get there, there is not much parking. The "Ditch is an ancient aqueduct that appears to go through the mountain. There is a marker indicating its historic significance, but not much more to see. There is also a...More

Thank csarchibald
Reviewed March 8, 2017

I remember trying hard to find my way to the Bridge, and you drive through a lot of lower income housing areas, where people have tarps and broken down cars scattered about. The area itself wasn't as picturesque or impressive as I thought it would...More

Thank jrobba
Reviewed November 24, 2016

Arrived there after seeing the Hanapepe swinging bridge not too far away. This is in a more remote area that is not very touristic. The ditch itself is not really attractive. The bridge next to it is cool but my wife thought it did not...More

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