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Nice Little Beach

This is a nice little beach with shallower areas which would be nice for younger children. We... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
Karen N
Very Interesting and Blast From The Past

This is a look at how the Hawaiian families produced table salt from salt water in the far past... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

This is a nice little beach with shallower areas which would be nice for younger children. We watched the sunset here and the view was very pretty. We also explored around the salt making areas ( only in the open/public parts) and that was very...More

Thank Karen N
Reviewed 14 February 2018

This is a look at how the Hawaiian families produced table salt from salt water in the far past. These salt ponds and how they are used I found very interesting. Some of the present day families in Hanapepe still revert back to their ancestors...More

Thank sabers86
Reviewed 25 January 2018

This is a great partially protected area for small children and a bit deeper area for older children or adults. If you drive to the point it is a better spot for mid age kids, but the ground stains everything orange.

Thank Ambre907
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Small, quick stop. There was nothing going on in January. To see the sunset or enter a quiet areas of the beach.

Thank tedact
Reviewed 19 November 2017

If you want to see how ancient Hawaiians produced table salt from the sea, you can see it today - very similar to how it was done when the first people arrived. Salt Pond Beach is where you can see several family salt ponds. The...More

Thank judyandkarin
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Salt pond park is right next to salt pond beach. this is a historical place in the Hawaiian culture that is still in use by some local families. To see people still using the land as their ancestors did is amazing. While at the Kauai...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Located next to the beach park a fun day out can also be educational. Make sure to stop and see how salt is harvested, as it has throughout history.

Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 23 July 2017

In January when the rest of the beaches on Kauai had raging surf we found the calm waters at the Hanapepe Salt Ponds beach to be a lovely relaxed place to hang out and swim. Beautiful sandy beach without rocks and nice protected area with...More

Thank Tolicat
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We caught a surreal sunset here in December 2016- and made a few time lapse videos! Beautiful sunset to catch on the west side of the island!

Thank ouulinda
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Interesting place to visit also connected to the beach that is a must see location on the southshore of Kauai

Thank Andy L
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