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Lapakahi State Historical Park

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Step into the Past

We came across this historical site, completely by chance. It was worth our time to walk the trail... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Hampstead, North Carolina
Wonderful self-guide scenic tour

With the volcanic vog surrounding Kona, we took the hour drive up the Kohala Coast to check out... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Liz W
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Highway 270 -- Akoni Pule Hwy, North Kohala, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Accidentally stopped in on the way to Hawi and was pleasantly surprised how the ancient Hawaiians settled. A park spokesperson was very knowledgeable and informative . Trails and a old house made a nice visit

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Reviewed 22 July 2018

I really enjoyed the hiking here, along with learning about the early history on the western side of the island. There are quite a few stone tools and game boards, along with the restored houses (haloe). Go in the morning as there is not much...More

Thank katmai8
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Then this site is for you! The gates close at 4 so allow yourself time to explore. Go early when it is cooler and wear walking shoes. There is a hike to the lighthouse and a gorgeous view of the North Kohala coast.

Thank Nina E
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We came across this historical site, completely by chance. It was worth our time to walk the trail and read about each description from the past lives of early Hawaiian villagers. There are beautiful scenic views also near the water.

Thank ktcuisine
Reviewed 18 June 2018

On our trip to the north of the island we choose to stop by this small state park and were thoroughly impressed, not much to see from the road, but take the easy and informative one mile walking tour through the remains of the coastal...More

3  Thank Karrst
Reviewed 12 June 2018

...it was worth the stop while in the area. You get to see some incredible views and water plus have a very informative self guided tour.

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 10 June 2018

A historical park of where early Hawaiians lived. Pick up pamphlet and take a path down from the lot, past a number of spot that explain how they lived, fished, etc. The highlight for us was the beautiful view of the coastline and water at...More

Thank swearengen
Reviewed 5 June 2018

This place is beautiful and a very easy stop on the way to Hawi or from Waikoloa. It can get very windy and as others noted, wear good shoes to walk around the rocky path.

Thank Shana M
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Decided to stop by this small state park and were throughly impressed. There is a short (maybe 3/4 mile) loop hike that also serves as a self guided tour. If you feel like snorkeling or a swim, there is a small beach area and the...More

Thank Tempe_Sun_Devil
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

With the volcanic vog surrounding Kona, we took the hour drive up the Kohala Coast to check out this park. We have the “Blue Bible” which suggests that the Park Rangers here are questionable at best. We aren’t positive we saw ranger- but there was...More

1  Thank Liz W
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