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Ahuena Heiau

Behind the King Kamehameha Hotel, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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US$ 100.96*
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Island Breeze Luau on the Big Island
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Historical Dinner or Lunch Cruise to Kealakekua Bay
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An ancient temple.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average28%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Behind the King Kamehameha Hotel, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is very conveniently located, but you can't get very close to it. We enjoyed the displays of artwork inside the hotel much better.

Thank bobndee24
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This winter home of Kamehameha I is right in the middle of town and visitors walk past it never knowing how close to Hawaiian history they are! There is a large rock that the king used to lay on when he came out of the...More

Thank JC C
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Historic and beautiful site near the pier and the swimming area. Watch locals race traditional Hawaiian outriggers.

Thank billcmc46
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We were could not get close to this sacred attraction. Only able to take pictures from the beach. This is disappointing.

Thank Debrobbins
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Perfect historical spot next to our hotel. A nice welcome surprise to visit and find out a little history.

Thank 132Karen132
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This historical site is nearby the King Kamehameha hotel (which is by all means ok, but not at all Hawaiian luxury). I recommend this site for anyone looking to get to know the real Big Island, beyond the commercial Maui experience.

Thank Jaya_Bop
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great little piece of Hawaiian history. I like that their signage is clearly marked and tells much of the history and significance. Take a look.

Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 23 April 2017

When we arrived at Kona, we were surprised to find this small historical site, we had been there for a submarine trip and glass bottom boat trip. It is definitely worth walking the very short distance from the pier, some lovely photo opportunities of course,...More

1  Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Be sure to visit Ahuena Heiau but be sure to understand the importance it has in Hawaiian history. Great photo opportunity.

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The building and island are kapu, but are in a lovely setting. It also provides a backdrop for the hotel's luau which I am told is quite good.

Thank kwetherholt8277
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