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Ahuena Heiau

Historical Site
Address: Behind the King Kamehameha Hotel, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740

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  • GC404
    GC404
    Anchorage, Alaska, USA
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    Important place for Native Hawaiian people

    Found right next to the Kona Marriott and at the north end of Alii Drive, this well restored structure floats at the opening of a calm bay next to the Kona Pier, and is easily viewed from this spot. ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1578458924000+0800)/
  • EagleFlyer
    EagleFlyer
    Reykjavik, Iceland
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    Nice little heiau right by central Kailua-Kona

    Stopped by the Ahuena Heiau while exploring Kailua-Kona with the family. The heiau is very much worth seeing, although it is small and key part of it is off limits (kapu). There is also a lot of dev...

    Reviewed on /Date(1574677449000+0800)/
  • CharlesR643
    CharlesR643
    Columbia, South Carolina, USA
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    Historical site in Kailua Kona

    Located in front of the King Kamehameha Hotel and adjacent to the Kailua Pier. Site originally built by King Kamehameha himself. It sits surrounded by water beside the open luau grounds in front of ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1570945527000+0800)/
  • happy4travel
    happy4travel
    Northern California
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    Very interesting, the heiau.

    Do go for a swim while you’re here. There’s so much to see. We’ve been here many times and it’s worth while. The calming presence is evident. Beautiful tapestries adorn the walls and many visitors sta...

    Reviewed on /Date(1562847614000+0800)/
  • Sam M
    Sam M
    Manila, Philippines
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    Accessible historical site

    In his later years, the Ahuena Heiau was King Kamehameha's spiritual center. The King lived on the very spot now occupied by King Kamehameha's Marriott Courtyard hotel. It is on a tiny inlet of perfec...

    Reviewed on /Date(1562641725000+0800)/

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