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Kawai Nui Marsh

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Kailua, Oahu, HI
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Nothing to do but walk or walk your dogs

We saw people who either moved here or are island natives walking dogs and doing their morning... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
bryanmantezoni
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USA
Love this dog-friendly walk

Great walk for you and your family and dog. Yes, I'm careful to keep my 4-legged girl on a short... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2018
VG_Ltd
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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“kailua town” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

We saw people who either moved here or are island natives walking dogs and doing their morning running, bahhhh nothing to do we left not recommended.

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Reviewed April 16, 2018

Great walk for you and your family and dog. Yes, I'm careful to keep my 4-legged girl on a short leash so as not to disturb or freak out the bird life. Not a problem. Love this walk.

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Reviewed August 10, 2017

I worked in and around Kawainui for many years. It is a cultural and biologic treasure. There are two major Heiau in the sanctuary, Ulupo and Pohaku O Hauwahine. Check out the reviews for both, they are worth a visit. Kawainui is a closed wildlife...More

1  Thank Ken L
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

I usually ride my bicycle along the levee. It's a nice ride through the state's largest wetland. Always interesting.

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Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

If your a visitor you need a map or google. We enjoyed walking the path next to the wall for a couple miles from the freeway to the small park at the end. Lots of birds and waterfowl along the way. Parking is easy in...More

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Reviewed January 29, 2017

I saw many birds along the trail. It was worthwhile for seeing marsh birds. Couple of things to know ... 1. The trail is mostly paved. There's a brief part between the parking lot and the start of the trail that is not paved, but...More

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Reviewed December 17, 2016

This is a great effort to preserve this area and the eco-habitat in the marsh; which is a commitment to limit growth in Kailua

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Reviewed November 27, 2016

It's a nice short walk and if you are staying or living in the area certainly a good place to visit. I took the bus from Honolulu and spent more time on transit than being there. It's not meant to be a tourist attraction but...More

Thank anegge
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

Kawainui Marsh is a wetlands area with a dyke road running from Kailua Road to a small parking area at the end of Kaha Street in Kailua. It offers a beautiful view of the Ko'olau mountains and is especially nice early in the morning when...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2016

Outside Kailua visitors will find an expanse of open country different from most in Hawaii. There never were many wetlands in the islands thanks to the vertical topography. Wetlands are nature's nursery where babies are born and the food chain begins. That describes this waterfowl...More

1  Thank KulaBob
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