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Prince Kuhio Park

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Address: Lawai Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 69756
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Interesting history

The monument was dedicated in 1924 and there is a fish pond and heiau areas from the early Hawaiian days.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 September 2016
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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is just really what you see in the picture along with a pond full of big fish. It's nice and peaceful but not very big and I would not go out of my way to visit. It is right next to the water and near all the nicer condos here in Poipu.

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Thank Subidos
Grand Junction, Colorado
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park borders Prince Kuhio Condos. It is a sacred site, so no be respectful. Beautiful grounds to walk and great views of the ocean.

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VICTORIA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Another FREE activity for the whole family. En route to Spouting Horn, well worth the stop to look at ancient Hawaiian lava block walls, graves and historic markers.

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Thank M J
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is a well maintained historical park honoring Prince Kuhio is part of the Koloa Heritage Trail. Prince Kuhio represented Hawaii in Congress for 20 years, long before Hawaii became a state. The park doesn't take long to visit and take a few photos. It's a short stop on the way to the Spouting Horn.

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Murrieta, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We were parked in front of the park and the "caretaker" unlocked the gate, so I ask him if it would be OK if we walked around inside. He said yes, just dont climb on da walls and stay out of the KAPU area. So we walked around about 20 minutes looking at the monument and memorials. The foundation of... More 

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San Marcos, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The park is dedicated as the birthplace of Prince Kuhio. There is a nice pond and the monument, but not the type of park most people think of as a park to visit. It does have historic significance and is a nice place to visit.

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Thank csarchibald
Ellensburg, Washington
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is more of a monument than a park to visit. Don't waste your time unless you go just before sunset to watch the Ring billed parakeets descend.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

This is not a wild, active place to spend much more than 20 minutes, but it's on the way to Spouting Horn and is a neat place to think about how the islanders may have lived in the past, when this was an important cultural spot. Take a few minutes to enjoy the ancient walls, the native trees, and the... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

The monument was dedicated in 1924 and there is a fish pond and heiau areas from the early Hawaiian days.

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Thank ResourceTeacher
Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

If you want to take a few minutes to centre and have some quiet, a short walk around this park will do the trick. Close to this park is a small beach where you can find surfers. You could have a picnic lunch in the park but be mindful of the need to stay off the rock walls.

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