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Paleaku Gardens Peace Sanctuary

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We are a non profit 501 3(c) educational and cultural facility set within a 7 acre Botanical Garden. We recently added a lovely gift shop and free coffee tasting. We offer self guided tours with an affordable admission and discounts for seniors...more
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83-5401 Painted Church Rd, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8318
+1 808-328-8084
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paleaku Gardens was a beautiful place to visit in Captain Cook. There are so many different varieties of trees and flowers to see. The placards placed throughout the gardens helped identify the plants and trees. We really learned so much about the native plants, fruits...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MDL217
Reviewed January 30, 2019

I was pleasantly surprised at how nice these peaceful gardens are. Wonderful statues, and great plants. They have a nice gift shop and restrooms.they had very unusual plants, a hidden gem.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Patty W
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Paleaku Gardens is a pleasant stop if you are in the area of the City of Refuge park or the Painted Church. The gardens are quite beautiful and you could lose yourself in the quiet sanctuary. There are monuments and symbols placed with the assistance...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank williamsM29HU
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

$10.00 entrance fee. Beautiful gardens. Make sure to read the placards— very interesting. At end of property you can see a great view of the ocean. Very calming and glad we visited it!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank OHweezy
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Our concierge at the Sheraton recommended coming here, so glad we did. It’s a great value for $10, you could spend hours here and take hundreds of pictures. Peace and tranquility, a pet parrot, great vibe, the gardens are serene and superb! Highly recommend

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ScottD58
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited the Peleaku Gardens Peace Sanctuary on September 11,2018, we both enjoy viewing native plant species at botanical gardens and usually make a point of trying to visit one everywhere we go. Please understand we are not plant experts, just like...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 9, 2018

My wife and I recently visited Paleaku and very much enjoyed the experience. The grounds are lovely and the flora and the artifacts are pretty striking. Most of all, it is, as described, something of a sanctuary. It is a great place to walk through...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank irawine
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Beautiful and very quiet peaceful surroundings. Surprising it is only seven acres. I like the fact it incorporates all religions and spiritual beliefs. One of the nicest botanical gardens that are there to help promote peace and tranquility for all.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank red4x4
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Heard about this little spot from a tourist and decided to try it out on a quiet Saturday morning. This is a beautiful collection of trees, flowers and shrines on a hillside high above the Pacific Ocean/Kealakekua Bay. There is a gorgeous galaxy garden and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank ragtopgirlw
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I spent a more than an hour wandering around this peaceful garden. In addition to enjoying the various flowers, shrubs, and trees, we absolutely loved sitting on a bench in the lower portion of the garden and looking out to the ocean...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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