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Kukaniloko Birthing Stones

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Address: Off Kamehameha Hwy., Wahiawa, Oahu, HI
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A great place to experiance old Hawaii history.

We have been to the birthing stones a few times in the past, but a word of warning. Go only in groups and leave nothing of any value in sight in your car. While an open area, it... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 December 2016
San Antonio, Texas
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Skokie, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very peaceful and spiritual place to be. Also it has very well maintained grounds. It's not very noticeable when driving by. There is no signage announcing the site. Then there is the parking issue... there really isn't any. There is a short driveway that abruptly ends. So if you're parked 1st you might have to wait for... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We found out about this unique historical site on TripAdvisor and decided to take a chance on it. It is a very beautiful and spiritual site to see, so please act accordingly. In all our travels worldwide, it is one of the most unusual things we have ever seen. It is a bit off the beaten path and hard to... More 

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Ewa Beach, Hawaii, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped here while traveling around the Island and was pleasantly surprised at the rich history and how well the area was maintained. The parking area was small so be patient if it is busy. The walk was short and flat, maybe 400m. Be sure to bring your camera. One recommendation, read up on the birthing stones before going. This... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

This is a very special historical site that is super well maintained and taken care of. It is a very easy walk from the parking area to view the actual birthing stones. There even felt like a special vibe through the area. I wish there was more information provided though about the significance.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We have been to the birthing stones a few times in the past, but a word of warning. Go only in groups and leave nothing of any value in sight in your car. While an open area, it is frequented by local "unsavories" who have a reputation of bothering singles or couples as well as breaking into cars when unattended.

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Murrieta, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Kukaniloko is one of the most sacred places in Hawaii. It was one of two sites set aside for the birth of royalty in Hawaii. When visiting please remember that this is a very sacred spot, do not climb on, or enter the rocked off area, nor move or remove anything from this site. Located a short walk off highway... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

It's historic. That's why you go. Nothing much here ... easy to get to. Do this if you are at Dole plantation.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Went out of our way to find it, which was not an easy task. We were expecting to see more than a few stones laying around.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Before going, you should read about the site and rituals associated with the location. It isn't marked and you need to know where it is to find it. When we arrived the gate off the highway was open so I drove in. The gate to the site was locked so I parked between the two gates. We almost were locked... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Please read about these before you go. There is not much to see but the story is interesting. It is close to the Dole Plantation so stop if you have time. We did see a wild pig, kids thought that was cool.

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