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Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed August 26, 2019 via mobile

Hard to find - g***le maps thinks it is on the road by the beach park. It isn’t! Access is via Pupukea Road, further NE. There’s not much to see, (just the walls really), but do visit to see a little of the historical culture...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Eric_the_Bish
Reviewed July 21, 2019 via mobile

This was the second heiau we visited on O’ahu, and this was much bigger and better than the one near Kailua. The view from the top overlooking Waimea Bay is fabulous, and the history of the heiau is interesting. The road going up is a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

We opted to hike the 7 miles up to the top, rather than drive & walk around the monument. There is a view point that shows a spectacular view of Waimea Bay State Park below & just the beauty of the foliage & hills. Also,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Found this hidden gem while following the gypsy driving tour! So glad we went to see it because the views are incredible! Thoroughly enjoyed the views which consist of the beach, Waimea valley and the surrounding hills. Just beautiful.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Zoe_JL
Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

Loved visiting this spiritual place however as we arrived a local was feeding some wild pigs from their car. After they were done, the pigs disappeared into the tall grass. We left our car in the parking area and headed out along the path to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed January 22, 2019 via mobile

If you are not looking for this place you will not find it. Using the Gypsy guide app. (Excellent app) you take a beautiful drive through a very winding road all the way up to the top of the mountain. There are chickens all over...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chris B
Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

You see the size of the temple as it was and great views of Waimea Bay..but you need a car to access it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ScottM130
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Nice drive to the parks, lots of speed bumps and curves. Worth a stop 🛑 for a different angel of the beach. Wild chickens run the area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank advcards
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

It will not be a waste of your time. It's free and has handicapped parking! We got to see a stampede of chickens! The hill doesn't have public restrooms. There is a spot were Locals visit snd leave gifts such as fruits of all kinds...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 263sashar
Reviewed July 27, 2018

A place of refuge for the locals before the British arrived. The site is still sacred to the locals as evidenced by the food offerings left at the upper end of the ruins. Several mongoose from the forest were having a great feast when we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Cathy B
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Response from Roqzy | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of. Trails and placards are there. Possibly ask the Hiking Cafe next to Doubletree near Waikiki beach if they will guide a hike there.
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