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Address: Lawai Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 69756

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Interesting history

The monument was dedicated in 1924 and there is a fish pond and heiau areas from the early Hawaiian days.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a wild, active place to spend much more than 20 minutes, but it's on the way to Spouting Horn and is a neat place to think about how the islanders may have lived in the past, when this was an important cultural spot. Take a few minutes to enjoy the ancient walls, the native trees, and the... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The monument was dedicated in 1924 and there is a fish pond and heiau areas from the early Hawaiian days.

Thank ResourceTeacher
Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

If you want to take a few minutes to centre and have some quiet, a short walk around this park will do the trick. Close to this park is a small beach where you can find surfers. You could have a picnic lunch in the park but be mindful of the need to stay off the rock walls.

Thank Nadine G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We stayed in a condo across the street,had views from our lain. Went for a walk through one night. It's amazing how it still holds that spiritual power. Nice green lawns and a fish pond, with very active fish. Stop by and see the monument. Great place for island history.

Thank SelenaMK
Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Beautiful and really interesting info about the wildlife on the island. Worth the stop and the entrance fee $5 for adults -kids are free. Pretty nice gift shop too which my clan always checks out.

Thank NewtonTex
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

I have been here more than once. The first time, I was spending a week about two hundred yards away, visited on a misty morning, not just the only haole there, the only person. Development has crept closer in the intervening years, but it is still a noteworthy, solitary monument to Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana'ole, a titanic figure in the... More 

Thank Roy S
Bay Area, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Interesting to read the history but not a lot more than that to do. Traveling on the east side of the island in Kapaa there are signs that can be read informing the reader more of the history in that area of the island more than Prince Kuhio Park. It is well done and you can walk along the shores... More 

Thank paw2641
Kaysville, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

This part is dedicated to Prince Kuhio who was also a representative of Hawaii. It's small and kind of sacred. Lots of Chickens, a pavilion and right on the beach. Show respect when you are here.

Thank Anne M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Driving to the botanical garden..... then take a quick break to learn a bit of history. Not much here so you are in and out quickly.

Thank sndovale
Spokane, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

There is a statue, and remnants of ancient Hawaiian walls and structures here. There is a small interpretive plaque, but not much else in the park.

Thank Driver1969

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