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Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail

Upolu Point, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Our first turtles

A nice trail to the ocean with some historical features such as fish ponds. Here we saw our first... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Jeroen B
Boise, Idaho
"Listen and learn as the landscape speaks its stories"

The trail is a 175 mile stretch, but is not at the present time completely connected. There are... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Gabriele S
Tampa, Florida
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Upolu Point, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

A nice trail to the ocean with some historical features such as fish ponds. Here we saw our first green turtles resting on the reef an d on the beach, which made our day.

Thank Jeroen B
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The trail is a 175 mile stretch, but is not at the present time completely connected. There are considerable segments in the National Parks that have been restored and clearly marked. Other sections on the south coast are visible but not as clearly marked as...More

Thank Gabriele S
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Enjoy hiking all the parks and trails by the waters edge. This place is flat and a easy walk for anyone. Scenery is spectacular!

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Read the brochure and take your time experiencing this wonderful park. Afterwards taje your picnic lunch and walk to the public beach next door where you can float in the cool waters.

Thank dpl434
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Park offers a couple different hikes. The best, IMO, is the 4 mile hike through the Kilauea Iki crater. It is a very unique landscape and takes only a couple hours - can be a bit strenuous for people not used to walking. The view...More

2  Thank Stephen J
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This is a huge trail approximately 175 miles along the coast of Hawaii. Not totally connected but way fun to start/finish your hike from any area your near hotel. I started at the Mauna Kea and used it to go north a couple hours and...More

1  Thank SanMo
Reviewed 14 November 2016

What is there NOT to love when enjoying such a natural setting. So peaceful, clean and with beauty all around <3

1  Thank NovellaFamily
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is one of the things you flew 5,000 miles for-- learning of the history of our 50th state. No other island has the early history like here. Go with time to hear the stories and understand the people who make up the Hawaiians.

1  Thank PickyBaer
Reviewed 22 June 2016

loved the walk to the beach - It would be a great place to snorkel. Beautiful views -quiet area -more locals here.

1  Thank Dee Dee T
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We stopped by this park on a whim as we passed. We were pleased with the historical information posted along the trail. It provided some insights into life as a native Hawaiian in the distant past. It was a fairly long trail, but if you...More

1  Thank Experiencedwithfood
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