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Naha Stone

300 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2447
+1 808-933-8888
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See King Kamehameha statue first, then appreciate this

See the King Kamehameha statue in the Wailoa River State park in Hilo first, then appreciate the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
garbagecollector
It's a very large, very heavy stone.

It has great meaning to the native people, I mean no disrespect, but it is simply a large, heavy... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dad414
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300 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2447
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+1 808-933-8888
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Reviewed 1 week ago

See the King Kamehameha statue in the Wailoa River State park in Hilo first, then appreciate the history of this stone. The library was easy to locate with GPS, and everything of interest (Tsunami museum, King Kamehameha statue, the bay, restaurants, etc.) is close by....More

1  Thank garbagecollector
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has great meaning to the native people, I mean no disrespect, but it is simply a large, heavy stone. You can take a picture of it as you drive by.

Thank dad414
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

it is interesting to see how legend are told to make the ancient heroes look like unearthly human being. we went there just to see it but to believe such legend we need more concrete evidence.

Thank Raihan K
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Yeah, like others have said, it's a rock. A darned big one with its own special history but at the end of the day - a rock. Plan to slow down as you drive by the library and look to your right as you are...More

Thank Tupelo010835
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We drove by this legendary stone, which King Kamehameha lifted. The legend says that the next leader to lift it would reign as king.

Thank Lou P
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Down from Rainbow Falls to the left in front of the Public Library and easy to park in the library for a quick picture of the stone.

Thank 396stevenw
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Wasabi tours included this on my tour. I was interested in hearing Dreu tell the story from Hawaiian culture. So glad it's being preserved.

Thank TxPetals72
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This is an historic boulder because legend has it the future King Kamehameha the Great carried it, proving his strength and fulfilling a prophecy. Worth a stop to look at it!

1  Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 23 April 2017

It's a rather large historical stone, with a plaque explaining all that needs be known about this stone,lying outside the library. Did that description get your interest?nope, mine either, but if you so choose at least there is often parking so you can go and...More

Thank Miriahm D
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Builders prize corner stones and historians prize stones used as time capsules. One should not be surprised, then, that on an island consisting entirely of lava, that a stone of significance should eventually be designated. One such stone now rests in front of the Hilo...More

1  Thank Gabriele S
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