Menehune Fish Pond
Menehune Fish Pond
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Culture16000915814
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
The island was absolutely beautiful. Now I know why they call it the garden island we took a bus tour up to Waimea Canyon, which was well worth it. That way my husband could enjoy the sites too. Printed our a map of all the beaches and took a couple of days to visit each one to see, which one was safe for us to swim in, since we are seniors, and just to look at the waves, whoever goes to this island you’re gonna be surprised how beautiful it is. Traffic isn’t bad at all. Have fun.
Written 28 March 2024
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JDSoui
Tampa, FL6,502 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
The look out offers a great view of the pond, but also the surrounding area - especially at sunrise and sunset. This is a brief stop, but worthwhile if in the morning or afternoon.
Written 26 December 2022
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Mike B
Mineral, VA1,046 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
One of the stops on our van tour. The story behind the pond, and the legend of the Menehunes is pretty cool, but I think seeing it from the roadway parking lot is about all you need. It was also the hottest place we stopped, due to being away from the coast and the breezes.
Written 12 October 2022
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SeeTheW0rld62
Sunnyvale, CA1,502 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Couples
Our guide from a kayak tour told us about the Menehune fish pond. It sounded interesting so we wanted to see it. It's pretty incredible given it is estimated to have been built in the 1400s. The ancient Hawaiians were technologically advanced. The signage at the overlook isn't well written, I thought it was confusing and could have been more informative. What was the size of the population that the fish pond supported when it was built? Is it still in use?
Written 5 June 2022
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LaurettaYoung
Portland, OR621 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
can only see this from road, no walking access, one small plaque, totally missable , nothing to see really
Written 8 May 2022
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Kleime
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States504 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021
A historic Hawaiian fishpond listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The pond is bounded by a 900-foot-long wall at a large bend in Hulēʻia River. It has been deemed "the most significant fishpond on Kauai, both in Hawaiian legends and folklore and in the eyes of Kauai's people today". It is the largest fishpond on Kauai and is estimated to have been constructed in the 15th century.
We actually visited in May of 2018.
Written 10 April 2022
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pfefmeister
San Francisco, CA3,046 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022 • Couples
There is an overlook when you take the Puhi bypass towards Lihue, with interpretive signs explaining what the fishponds are and how they were constructed. There is also an inordinate amount of trash which detracted from the visit. Why do people have to throw their trash at these scenic locations? Just a quick stop, mildly interesting.
Written 28 January 2022
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DPNA
Acapulco, Mexico355 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
Legion says that it was built by "little people" in one day. It is surrounded by stones. Saw it on a tour. Wouldn't go out my way to see it.
Written 24 June 2020
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traveltheworld461
Fort McMurray, Canada1,914 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
GPS initially took us to the side of the road to cut through thick jungle to access the actual pond. We just followed the road SE and found the lookout area. If you GPS to Menehune Fishpond Overlook, you will have better luck. The signs were really informative and interesting. It was cool to see such an amazing engineering feat in person. We also saw fish jumping in the pond. Worth the stop and it's free.
Written 6 February 2020
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JKTexas
Magnolia, TX238 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Couples
Big disappointment.

We stopped at this attraction. There was graffiti everywhere. There was some information about how the pond was created that was interesting.

Not much to see.
Written 21 October 2019
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