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Off the beaten path...

Visit the archeological site of an ancient hawaiian village and a gorgeous photographic... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2013
romazzino
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Amazing place again!

We rent a jeep to explore Lana'i every year and this year most trails were closed. Luckily, the... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Mark S
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Corrales, New Mexico
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Mar 7, 2018
“Amazing place again!”
Mar 25, 2016
“Way worth it!!”
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Archaeological site of fishing village on a cliff.
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Hwy. 440 south, Kaupili Road, Lanai, HI
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

We rent a jeep to explore Lana'i every year and this year most trails were closed. Luckily, the trail to Kaunolu is almost always good since it is on the south and more dry. We were all by ourselves once again, what a treat! Hike...More

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 26 March 2016

At the south end of Lana'i and after a bumpy Jeep road, this place dates back to the late 1700s and King Kamehameha I. Great ruin site as well as petroglyphs and lookout points. Wear sturdy shoes and drink water as it can be hot...More

3  Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

I made a stop on my last day. While I was out there I ran into two super friendly locals that shared so many stories of the area. It was a wonderful trip however trip advisor had the location wrong.

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Reviewed 22 April 2013

Visit the archeological site of an ancient hawaiian village and a gorgeous photographic opportunity. Not really swimmable, however you'll see locals fishing and scuba diving. The road to this site is very rough it some areas and requires a four-wheel drive vehicle. Here you will...More

2  Thank romazzino
Reviewed 20 February 2012

On February 10 while visiting Lanai, my husband and I asked a local where the best place was to watch the sunset. He suggested Kaunolu, a former village on the southwestern tip of Lanai. We had a AAA map of Hawaii and it clearly marked...More

3  Thank MNSandSeeker
Reviewed 14 June 2010

Regarding the activities our one biggest highlight was exploring Kaunalu area for a day. This is accessible only by 4x4, and when we went the road was in very good shape. I recommend checking with the Jeep rental people on the current status, as this...More

11  Thank drvalgemae
Reviewed 29 July 2006

July, 2006 Kaunolu and Halulu Heiau are really the same thing, since the latter is part of the former, across a ravine. This is a non-maintained attraction, and the sole car rental company on the island expressly forbids driving even their 4 wheel vehicles there,...More

4  Thank NJ-Eric
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