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Reviewed October 6, 2018

The small sandy beach in front of the King Kamehameha Hotel, just to the right of the Kailua pier, offers an amazingly calm and gentle place to swim and snorkel. The shallow sandy entry to the water disappears quickly and the rocky outcropping surrounding the...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Playing in the waves is great and everything but every now and then a plane old swim is awesome. Not a lot of people but still right downtown right off Ali drive.

Thank Christine M
Reviewed June 18, 2018

National Park does a nice job- Just follow the signs and read about early Hawaiian History- Highly recommend

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Reviewed June 16, 2018

Absolutely do the Ranger Talk. They give you a great overview of the grounds, the history, and Hawaiian culture. Walk along the lava mounds and see the tidal pools. It is amazing.

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Reviewed May 25, 2018

We didn't go inside of this structure, but there wasn't too much inside to see anyway. It just looked very picturesque, and Hawaiian, sitting out in the bay right next to where we were swimming, and it is featured in some of our photos of...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed May 25, 2018

We saw a great wedding at this location with a Canoe at the end with fire for the bride and groom. Great music and concert location.

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Reviewed May 19, 2018

Adjacent to the Marriott King Kamehaha, this sacred site is free to visit. However, the reproduction of the personal heiau (temple) of the king, built in 1970, is considered sacred and the public cannot enter. If you're in the area, though, it's worth a stop....More

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Reviewed April 6, 2018

This was part of our view from the Marriott in Kona during breakfast,lunch or dinner. 300 feet away with and including bay

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Access to the historic site is by the pier . Although the site is on the property of King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel it is open to the public and is free. The location served as the former residence and temple of King Kamehameha. An...More

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Reviewed March 12, 2018

This is a historical site and certainly worth a visit. Part of the US National Parks so take your cards to get in. Closed toe shoes are better than sandles.

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