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Address: 650 Ulaino Road, Hana, Maui, HI 96713
Phone Number: +1 808-248-8912
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This garden houses the world's largest collection of breadfruit and the...

This garden houses the world's largest collection of breadfruit and the largest ancient place of worship for the Polynesian people.

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Nice garden and ocean view

Great walk with some interesting trees. Unfortunately, blossoms were already over in Feb. So if you want to see flowers come in Jan. The best feature of this garden is the ocean... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 March 2016
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Eugene, Oregon
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31 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

A 3 acre Heiau (temple), yes 3 acres, next to a far bigger flat, manicured space with plantings.. The Heiau is not open for walking on, but standing next to it should get your attention. If its immensity doesn't impress you, know that it took over 350 years to build. Allow an hour or so for walking and sitting to... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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31 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

The garden is very interesting neary the ocean. You can see breadfruit, jackfruit, lilikoi, avokado, sausage-tree and a lot of plant what was used by the aboriginals. And has a beautiful little beach. Ancient ruins and samples of old sheds shown. We loved to be there. Nice place.

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Thank HorvathneTimea
Westwood, New Jersey
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

This site is beautiful. It was raining when we arrived and they lent us a poncho and umbrella. Beautiful trees and other plants, well-labeled. Even saw a coconut tree beginning to sprout! We walked around on our own and enjoyed. The view of the ocean was also spectacular in the rainy weather.

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Markham
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188 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Great walk with some interesting trees. Unfortunately, blossoms were already over in Feb. So if you want to see flowers come in Jan. The best feature of this garden is the ocean views.

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Thank Bearthoughts
Bolingbrook, Illinois, United States
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

We did the two-hour tour on a sunny mornings. My husband loved it, but I found it a bit rambling sometimes. Might suggest the 1-hour tour instead? But there isn't much signage, so I'd suggest a tour instead of the self-guided walk. Also you get to ride in a Gator! Lots of interesting plants to learn about, which was great.... More 

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Vashon, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Don't miss this exceptional site, to learn and appreciate Hawaiian history, culture, agriculture, architecture, and the amazing Pi'ilanihale Temple, AND the National Tropical Botanical Garden, and the breadfruit research station. During our recent return visit, Guide Ipo shared her considerable knowledge, through stories, songs and demonstrations and brought history alive to us. Worth the time, the private tour and stroll.... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

We had a lovely morning walking around this beautiful garden and also viewing Pi`ilanihale, the large lava rock place of worship. There is an emphasis on polynesian and native plants, but not a huge variety of plants. A few historical features such as a traditional canoe and huts. The park has beautiful views of the coastline and is not busy,... More 

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Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Although we have been to Maui on numerous occasions in the past, this was our first visit to this hidden treasure. It will require a drive to just outside of Hana, but the beauty of this garden is unlike anything else on Maui. It's a self-guided walking tour that takes you back to views that islanders would have seen hundreds... More 

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Thank James S
Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Why we are smart: we stay in Hana for three days instead of doing a day trip and getting exhausted. Why we are dumb: it took until our fifth trip to Maui to check this place out. If you like Hawaiian history, Hawaiian plants and a beautiful setting you will enjoy this. Let's face it if you don't like those... More 

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South Florida, Florida
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86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

We stumbled onto Kahanu Gardens during our drive on the Road to Hana. Kahanu Gardens is located off the road and is down a dirt road that is journey into another place and time. It takes several minutes to get to the gardens from the main road. The garden is peaceful however there was really no sense of aloneness with... More 

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