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Address: 650 Ulaino Road, Hana, Maui, HI 96713
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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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One of Maui's Best Hidden Treasures

These Sacred Grounds contain an Amazing Volcanic Stone Hawaiian Temple built in 13th century Pi’ilanihale Heiau, beautiful landscape, & well manicured Gardens, located just across... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 April 2016
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Maui, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Enjoy a great local place... slow down and relax while in HANA... ask for places yto see that may not be on the map... EnJOY MAUI

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

Of all the places on the road to Hana, we stopped at Kahanu Garden (aka National Tropical Botanical Garden). We took the self-guided tour of the premises, which took us to a variety of tropical trees and plants, and a lot of open space. The most impressive thing was a enormous lava-stone Pi'ilanihale temple, which seemed out of place for... More 

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California
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

This is a very pleasant meander, but not really worth the price. Peaceful walk on well-maintained lawn & paths. The main draw for me was the heiau, but it turned out that you're not allowed to get that close to it, & there wasn't very much information about it. Ditto the botanical part; not that many plants & not that... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

A privately run park containing the largest Polynesian temple ruin in the world surrounded by a large open garden showcasing traditional Hawaiian crops and a few recreations of pre-colonial Polynesian buildings. Let me preface by saying how "Un-Hawaiian" Maui felt to me. The busier parts of the island are well developed and very clean, but Maui feels more like any-town... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

These Sacred Grounds contain an Amazing Volcanic Stone Hawaiian Temple built in 13th century Pi’ilanihale Heiau, beautiful landscape, & well manicured Gardens, located just across from the Hana Lava Tubes / Maze.We c were recommended site on our tour of Hana with the MauiCannibus Tours. This in my opinion is a must see, other gardens on the island charging as... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 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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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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Westwood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 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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Bolingbrook, Illinois, United States
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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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