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“Walk Back In Time to Ancient Hawaii”

Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
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$223.96*
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Hawaii Island Experience
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$590.00*
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Ultimate Kona from Coffee to Culture Mercedes Tour
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$123.96*
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Kona Tour: Coffee Plantation, Kealakekua Bay, Kaloko-Honokohau Park and Bee Farm
Ranked #1 of 10 things to do in Honaunau
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Owner description: This 182-acre park contains the Puuhonua, a sacred place of refuge, as well as other temples and coastal sites.
Edmonton, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Walk Back In Time to Ancient Hawaii”
Reviewed May 11, 2013

Hawaiian history brought to life. Easy access, and easy to walk. Learn about traditional Hawaiian life. Wet your toes next door!

Visited May 2013
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Branson, Missouri
Level 6 Contributor
853 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
“Great Historical Landmark”
Reviewed May 8, 2013 via mobile

If you're only slightly interested in Hawaiian History this place is a must visit. The location is one of the most scenic places on the coast and has easy access off Hwy 11. There's lots to see and learn plus it's next door to TWO STEP which is an excellent snorkel location as well. Give it a shot.

Visited May 2013
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Pleasanton, California
2 reviews
“Learn about real Hawaii”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

We were lucky to hear the presentation by one of the park rangers that was a true Hawaiian native . She made the history of her homeland come alive. This is such a beautiful spot full of history and natural island beauty. One of my favorite spots on the island. Beautiful tide pools to explore and tiki's too.

Visited April 2013
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Seminole, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“History and beach all rolled into one visit!”
Reviewed April 30, 2013

This is a beautiful beach park with a nice historical walking tour spaced out around the beach area. The beach is beautiful and we stayed to watch an amazing sunset. We went in the later afternoon after a full day of sightseeing and really enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere of the beach combined with the historical aspect of the exhibits. Be sure to have sturdy shoes if you want to walk out on the lava flow to look at the waves crashing up on the rocks. It is worth the walk, but hard to do in sandals or flip-flops. Overall, definitely worth the stop!

Visited April 2013
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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66 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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“Beautiful spot”
Reviewed April 30, 2013

The beach just beside the City of Refugee is great, fantastic spot for snorkelling!!! The most beautiful coral reefs and more fishes, plus we could swim with dolphins!!!! and turtles! Strongly recommend!

Visited April 2013
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