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go see these 300 year old petroglyphs on the basalt cliffs

find mile marker 15 which is right at the Olowalu General Store and Leoda's Kitchen. Drive to the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Marion W
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Seattle, Washington
Worth the trouble if you have time

As everyone says, these are not the easiest thing to find but it's a worthwhile detour if you have... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2019
srjh
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Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
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820 Olowalu Village Rd, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-5779
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Reviewed 3 days ago

find mile marker 15 which is right at the Olowalu General Store and Leoda's Kitchen. Drive to the left of the store. Watch for the water tower and gate and continue on the dirt road. It's probably a roughly 1/2 mile (or less) walk ......More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Marion W
Reviewed March 13, 2019

As everyone says, these are not the easiest thing to find but it's a worthwhile detour if you have 30 minutes or so. As others have said, you can't get very close to the rocks, but you can get close enough to see the figures...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 22, 2019

We were in the area and thought we'd stop by, this was very hard to find. We ran into a local back there (lucky for us) that pointed us in the right direction. You can't get close and they are way up high (if you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank BHL1967
Reviewed February 22, 2019

This was a wonderful stop for us on this dirt road that seems to go nowhere. I have an old friend on Maui and he brought my family to see these petroglyphs and give us some of the history. Was a wonderful stop and not...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Karin94947
Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

This is not a spectacular outing but it is an interesting one for anyone interested in Hawaiian culture pre-contact. A short walk up a dirt track behind Leoda’s Pie Ship and the General store, you will find a rock with petroglyphs that apparently date back...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank ginar338
Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

After having lunch at Leoda’s, we visited the petroglyphs. Yes, high up a wall—we brought binoculars—but definitely worth a visit. Here are my directions: from Leoda’s, drive just past the general store and turn right. Make a quick left, then a quick right at the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RedYoga
Reviewed November 16, 2018

Awesome petroglyphs! Much more to see than just one rock! It is a sacred place. It is not well known. It will not be found with GPS. Download directions before you go.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank David M
Reviewed October 10, 2018

I am a petroglyph fan, but these were a little disappointing. Hard to find--took us 3 drives back in there; just ask the people at Leoda's or the General Store to save yourself. To avoid the tornup road, could use Liawe Road just next to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank lisamZ3845TH
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Awesome petroglyphs! Much more to see than just one rock! It is hard to find and you need to go down a dirt path, small parking area. Get out of the car and walk the length of the rock wall. There is a sign with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank libm2017
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Like others have said it is difficult to find. There are two ways to get there but all ways will eventually lead to a small dirt road. There is a sign but it's behind some bushes, so you wont see it until you're literally 10...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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OldGoat17
November 4, 2017|
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One of my favorite places...just love the weather all year around! Especially around Kehii Too bad that the burial caves are now closed off.
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JuL938
December 21, 2016|
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the road is behind the general store. follow the road to the old water tank turn right and follow the dirt road, take the left fork and about 200 yards are the glyphs.
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