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75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great pictures can be taken and great to learn about the cuture, a short walk away is a great snorlkelling spot. We went a few times for pictures and for snorkelling

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank mariacA1830IM
Reviewed April 5, 2019

It is a reconstructed Heiau (Place of Worship, Temple) and you can’t get inside either but it is perhaps THIS which give it a mystical air. Parks Service will tell you the reconstruction is very authentic so I won’t argue. Kamehameha lived here the last...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank hansulricha
Reviewed March 19, 2019

This site is considered one of the most important historical sites in all of Hawaii, and is where King Kamehameha I spent his final years. While the buildings are reconstructions of originals, this doesn't detract from their meaning for visitors. We enjoyed walking the path...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

Well kept up and the docents and rangers are very helpful. Definitely a good trip to take, but bring water.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dory W
Reviewed March 2, 2019

If you are near the King Kam it's worth the visit. It isn't much of a walk and there are signs to explain what everything is.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DebW536
Reviewed March 2, 2019

Make sure you read sign about the structures...it makes it much more fascinating. If the huts could talk!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dorothy D
Reviewed February 6, 2019

This is of great historical interest and is a 2/3 replica of the original structure. Not much to see though. You cannot get up close or enter, just view from the shore.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

Right in front of the Marriott Courtyard in Kailua Kona is this great little beach with a very important historic sight. You can park at the hotel, and if you dine or have drinks at the pool bar they will validate your parking. It’s one...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 22, 2019

I stayed Courtyard Marriott King Kamehameha. Visitng Kona, I was interested in King Kamehameha the 1st and was eager to see this hut that he spent his early days. It was so sorry I could not see inside. All I could see was only the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Holms11
Reviewed November 21, 2018

right in the milde of Kona. just walk to the round and read the signs. there is a nice divespot right behind.

Date of experience: November 2018
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