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Preserving Hawaii's History

This is a fascinating set of ruins once aa Ancient Hawaiian Village along the Koloa Heritage Trail... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
csarchibald
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San Marcos, California
Fascinating history

I loved the history that is represented here. Conservation in Kauai at work. I was very happy to... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
anneh720
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London, Ohio
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

This is a fascinating set of ruins once aa Ancient Hawaiian Village along the Koloa Heritage Trail. Take the time to read the signs and plaques to learn about the village that was once thriving here.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

I loved the history that is represented here. Conservation in Kauai at work. I was very happy to see this.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank anneh720
Reviewed 1 June 2018

I know some people have not appreciated this place but the exhibit is much more than a number of educational signs. The signs are terrific by the way and you will learn quite a lot. This site would have been converted condos or other vacation...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Paul K
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

We have seen this site grow from totally overgrown to the reclaimed historic village. The site was saved by locals from redevelopment for high end vacation houses. Hooray for this effort! Very informative signage has been added since our last visit. Well worth the stop...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank oldmayor
Reviewed 17 November 2017

The remains of an ancient Hawaiian village, considered sacred by the Hawaiian people, where a restoration project is underway. At this time the site, which cannot be entered, but is visible from the road, consists of a expanse of low stone walls, depicting areas of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 17 September 2017

I've been watching this site being restored since they first started clearing. This was a very important site and they have done an amazing job reclaiming it from the overgrowth. The signs have some interesting information. If it has been raining there is a pond...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank RunnerDB
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Wouldn't recommend someone driving out of their way to see this unless you're really into totem poles, but makes for an okay quick stop while on the way to the beach. Not a must see in my opinion.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank RoaringCrab
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We walked here from our rental condo and spent over an hour reading all the plaques and viewing the scenery. Very educational.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Bob B
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Expansive Kauai cultural site. There are several signs explaining the site and the efforts to restore the site.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank cerra12
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

It was educational and amazing. To visit this wonderful island and learn about another culture is a great family experience

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Robyn B
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