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Address: Lahaina, Maui, HI

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Walk-by-Viewing of the Hauola Stone

My husband and I were walking around the Lahaina Harbor and waterfront and happened upon this attraction. Since we were unaware of what we were seeing, we Googled it and found out... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
J-Auve
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Seattle, WA
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Seattle, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were walking around the Lahaina Harbor and waterfront and happened upon this attraction. Since we were unaware of what we were seeing, we Googled it and found out it was a sacred stone and site in Hawaii! Pretty cool thing to stumble upon.

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Oakland, California
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

An interesting point of interest right off the small boat harbor... luv just watching sunset here......................................................

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 656 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

It was essentially under water when viewed but it certainly had some interesting history and claimed to be the birthing stone of Kings and a few other things as well.. Interesting bit of history and fable but that was about it.

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Danh111081
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

The park is nice. No reason not to see this while in Lahaina. I thought it was something worth seeing without spending a ton of time on it.

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Maui, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015

This may not look like much but it has history. When they wanted to make Lahaina Harbor bigger this stone seemed like it would be in the way. I think it was a factor for not making the harbor bigger. So we still have a picturesque area.

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Thank Jimgloria
Maui, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Hundreds of Hawaiian women gave birth on this stone. Amazing. Read the plaque and you'll learn a lot of history about this stone. No one seems to know it's there.

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Thank stevenkscott
Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,187 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2015

My wife and I viewed this ancient sacred rock from the Brick Palace of King Kamehameha-I, which is left of the pier. Hauola Rock is a sacred chair-shaped rock near the rocky shoreline of the Lahaina Harbor. Depending on the tide, the rock can be partially submerged in seawater. Hauola means “to extend life and health” in English. A child... More 

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Flagler Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 22 May 2012

The Hauola Stone is located just-off the water-edge near the Brick Palace of King Kamehameha-I, left of the pier, as you step-off the ship-tender. Traditionally, this place - the "sofa-shaped" Sacred Hauola Stone was used as an "obstetric table" where the Queens would give birth to the Royal children and thus was the Birth-place of Maui's great Chiefs. A part... More 

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