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Kawai Nui Marsh

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good for walking and bird watching

We took a nice walk along the path that borders the marsh and saw lots of birds--ducks (including... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Ruth G
Columbia, Maryland
Kawainui is a Treasure

I worked in and around Kawainui for many years. It is a cultural and biologic treasure. There are... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

People have tried to kill Kawai Nui for decades. Put up malls and housing, anything to make a buck. Stay away. Kapu! Admire from a distance.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jon M
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

We are happy to be out of crazy Southern California and back to the islands. Always beautiful and people are my kind of people.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Brad S
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Went on a cruise to Hawaii in August on the Pride of America. The boat was okay, the staff wasn't so great nor was the food. The same food items were served daily with a few changes and mostly Asian. The restaurants were not flexible...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ray W
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We took a nice walk along the path that borders the marsh and saw lots of birds--ducks (including ducklings), herons, egrets, tons of Hawiian cardinals, a regular cardinal, and lots of doves. If you like looking for birds, it's a fun place to walk and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 2 May 2018

We saw people who either moved here or are island natives walking dogs and doing their morning running, bahhhh nothing to do we left not recommended.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Great walk for you and your family and dog. Yes, I'm careful to keep my 4-legged girl on a short leash so as not to disturb or freak out the bird life. Not a problem. Love this walk.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Herlinda L
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I worked in and around Kawainui for many years. It is a cultural and biologic treasure. There are two major Heiau in the sanctuary, Ulupo and Pohaku O Hauwahine. Check out the reviews for both, they are worth a visit. Kawainui is a closed wildlife...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank kenlU2698OT
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I usually ride my bicycle along the levee. It's a nice ride through the state's largest wetland. Always interesting.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank johnlN8276DY
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

If your a visitor you need a map or google. We enjoyed walking the path next to the wall for a couple miles from the freeway to the small park at the end. Lots of birds and waterfowl along the way. Parking is easy in...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank BoulderNut
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I saw many birds along the trail. It was worthwhile for seeing marsh birds. Couple of things to know ... 1. The trail is mostly paved. There's a brief part between the parking lot and the start of the trail that is not paved, but...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Emkay48910
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