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A nice walk to an interesting natural feature

The short hike to the rock is quite pleasant, a wooded area with glimpses of the ocean from the top... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2017
Salem, Oregon

A small walk through some beautiful woods to the rock. Legend has it there is another one further... read more

Reviewed February 1, 2017
Laura Lynne T
Bloomington, Minnesota
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Name is an accurate description of this site. The rock formation also has a myth associated with it.
At the end of Kalae Highway 470, at the base of Nananhoa Hill,, Hoolehua, Molokai, HI 96729
+1 808-984-8109
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Reviewed October 22, 2010

Although this is just one of many sacred places on Moloka`i, Ka Ule o Nanahoa is especially significant to women who suffer from infertility. It is a place of much power. Please visit with an open mind and much respect for the culture it is...More

1  Thank imso808
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Reviewed December 14, 2014

Although other visitors said this was an easy hike, I was not able to negotiate the trail on the final uphill section. Bad knees and hips, even with the aid of hiking poles, protested loudly & refused to let me get to the rock. I'm...More

1  Thank mtinnkeeper
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Reviewed March 21, 2017

The short hike to the rock is quite pleasant, a wooded area with glimpses of the ocean from the top of the cliffs. The rock itself, supposedly sacred to native Hawaiians, is oddly unprotected in any way. A couple of signs ask you to respect...More

Thank pkrissel
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Beautiful hike thru the Ironwood to this historic site. I recommend wearing something sturdier than flip flops because the hill is steep and covered with loose needles. Walking down is a little tricky.

Thank Roy J
Reviewed February 1, 2017

A small walk through some beautiful woods to the rock. Legend has it there is another one further down, but without a local I would not risk getting lost.

Thank Laura Lynne T
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

This site is located in the Palaau State Park. The trail is .13 miles from the park sign, with a slight incline and travel over exposed tree roots and rocks. Recommend wearing shoes/hiking boots, even though I walked it in flip-flops. Beautiful area. Enjoy.

Thank TrishA4
Reviewed January 6, 2017

Nice shaded path. The rock itself wasn't much to look at, but we combined with the other lookout and the Mac farm tour.

Thank escapetherock
Reviewed December 31, 2016

Phallic Rock (kind of a hoot) is a short walk from the parking place. There is also a panoramic view at the same place and don’t need to pay for the hike or mule ride, unless you like to ride on a mule….

Thank etoileco
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

An easy walk out to the point where the rock is. Hawaiian legend goes way back in history. Looks like what it's called. Very interesting.

Thank Scott L
Reviewed November 16, 2016

Well, if size matters then Phallic Rock is ready to make a lot of smiles!!!! Unique rock...legend has it if you sleep on the rock, you can count on getting pregnant. Nice little hike to the rock through the pines.

Thank busconi
Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

If that one in an attraction on Molokai it says a lot about this island. We made a short walk to see this rock and we thought it's a joke...not worth even those 5 min but of u are in Kalaupapa Lookout you can do...More

Thank aga_ines1
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Unless you have a special interest in this particular rock and the legend, it's not worth the steep and slippery hike. There is no marker explaining the story or why the area is sacred. If you choose to go wear a jacket. It's cool here....More

Thank Maryann L
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