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Kawai Nui Marsh

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good for walking and bird watching

We took a nice walk along the path that borders the marsh and saw lots of birds--ducks (including... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Ruth G
Columbia, Maryland
Kawainui is a Treasure

I worked in and around Kawainui for many years. It is a cultural and biologic treasure. There are... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Ken L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are happy to be out of crazy Southern California and back to the islands. Always beautiful and people are my kind of people.

1  Thank Brad S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on a cruise to Hawaii in August on the Pride of America. The boat was okay, the staff wasn't so great nor was the food. The same food items were served daily with a few changes and mostly Asian. The restaurants were not flexible...More

Thank Ray W
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We took a nice walk along the path that borders the marsh and saw lots of birds--ducks (including ducklings), herons, egrets, tons of Hawiian cardinals, a regular cardinal, and lots of doves. If you like looking for birds, it's a fun place to walk and...More

1  Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 2 May 2018

We saw people who either moved here or are island natives walking dogs and doing their morning running, bahhhh nothing to do we left not recommended.

Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Great walk for you and your family and dog. Yes, I'm careful to keep my 4-legged girl on a short leash so as not to disturb or freak out the bird life. Not a problem. Love this walk.

Thank Herlinda L
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I worked in and around Kawainui for many years. It is a cultural and biologic treasure. There are two major Heiau in the sanctuary, Ulupo and Pohaku O Hauwahine. Check out the reviews for both, they are worth a visit. Kawainui is a closed wildlife...More

1  Thank Ken L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I usually ride my bicycle along the levee. It's a nice ride through the state's largest wetland. Always interesting.

Thank johnlN8276DY
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

If your a visitor you need a map or google. We enjoyed walking the path next to the wall for a couple miles from the freeway to the small park at the end. Lots of birds and waterfowl along the way. Parking is easy in...More

Thank BoulderNut
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I saw many birds along the trail. It was worthwhile for seeing marsh birds. Couple of things to know ... 1. The trail is mostly paved. There's a brief part between the parking lot and the start of the trail that is not paved, but...More

Thank Emkay48910
Reviewed 17 December 2016

This is a great effort to preserve this area and the eco-habitat in the marsh; which is a commitment to limit growth in Kailua

Thank Grant K
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