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“Great place to eat lunch and soak in river..” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kepaniwai Park & Heritage Gardens - TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Kepaniwai Park & Heritage Gardens - TEMPORARILY CLOSED
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Kula, Hawaii
Level Contributor
26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great place to eat lunch and soak in river..”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2013

up above Wailuku, and cool and quiet.. great place for barbques... plenty pavillions with pits... Heritage park, has buildings representing Filipino workers, Chinese, Portugese, Japanese and fish ponds... great place for children and toddlers...

Visited May 2013
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English first
No. VA
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489 reviews
134 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
“A quiet peaceful place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2013

We met some friends at the Kepaniwai Heritage Gardens, and they gave us a tour of the gardens, shrines, and other displays. It has exhibits representing the immigrants from China, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, and Portgual, all of whom helped make up the current population of the island of Maui. It is a nice quiet place to relax, enjoy the birds, meditate, and get into the beauty of the gardens and of all the surroundings.

Visited April 2013
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Thank mlowder500
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Cape Cod
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110 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Lovely spot to take a break or have a picnic”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2013

We spent an hour or so strolling the gardens, visiting the monuments and enjoying the landscaped grounds.
Interesting, informative and a wonderful way to honor those who have settled the island.

Visited February 2013
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Thank travelerz20
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great for cameras”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2012

Lots of flowers and trees to take pictures of. Free parking. BBQ, washroom and picking areas as well.

Visited December 2012
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Thank Chris B
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Kensington, Maryland
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227 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
“Another great little surprise”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2012

This park is a little odd. I didn't know what to expect at first. There are a number of monuments to various people who've settled in Hawaii. It was a little odd to see the Puerto Rico Monument next to a Japanese stone garden. But, then I saw the Peace Pole and realized it was basically a Peace Park. Lots of great monuments to commemorate the various ethnicities that make up Hawaii. There is also stream access here to the same stream that comes down from Iao Valley. Worth a 30 minutes top after seeing Iao Valley State Park.

Visited October 2012
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Thank TammyS3
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