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Address: Hwy 450, Mile Marker #6-13, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI
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This site is famous as a battleground and as a place of refuge. Kamehameha...

This site is famous as a battleground and as a place of refuge. Kamehameha the Great shed rivers of blood in Kawela in order to capture the island as part of a larger assault on O'ahu.

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A Significant Site In Hawaiian History

This beachfront along Molokai's southern coast played a major role in the history of Hawaii. Here Kamehameha The Great bargained for Keopoulani his holy wife / mother of K II and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 September 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This beachfront along Molokai's southern coast played a major role in the history of Hawaii. Here Kamehameha The Great bargained for Keopoulani his holy wife / mother of K II and K III. It was also the site of an earlier battle where many sling-stones were thrown. It is those stones you are looking for. But don't touch! Many have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2013

I didn't realize until later the historical significance of where we were. We rode/walked our bikes up a hill (paved road) and the trouble getting to the top was worth the views we beheld. Maui to the east, Lanai to the south, and Oahu faintly off in the distance to the west.

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