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Make Time for this Sacred Site!

Don't let being somewhat off the beaten path deter you from experiencing this powerful sacred site... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2016
Dr David L
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Canmore, Canada
Maui History in a Beautiful Site

This Heiau, an ancient Hawaiian temple or sacred site is along the Hana Highway in the Kahanu... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2016
Joel W
,
Rhinebeck, New York, United States
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

Don't let being somewhat off the beaten path deter you from experiencing this powerful sacred site run by indigenous people. It is the largest Heiau, (traditional Hawaiian temple) in all Hawaii with a tremendous history both in its origins and recent past. Have you heard...More

Thank Dr David L
Reviewed 26 March 2016

This Heiau, an ancient Hawaiian temple or sacred site is along the Hana Highway in the Kahanu Gardens. Just outside of Hana, this is a lovely spot.

Thank Joel W
Reviewed 8 August 2015

The Piilanihale Heiau is the largest Heiau in Hawaii (almost 3 acres about the size of two football fields). It measures more than 415 feet (126 m) in length and 340 feet (103 m) in width and dates back to the late 13th century. The...More

Thank lwj
Reviewed 1 June 2015

This is a great stop off the highway a couple miles outside of Hana. I would advise that after a lot of rain the road in might be a bit treacherous for your average rental car, but it was fairly dry when I went so...More

Thank blissed0and0gone
Reviewed 14 November 2014

Recommended stop on Hana Highway tour. It is truly spectacular and the botanic garden surrounding was more interesting than anticipated,

Thank TravelerChicagoarea
Reviewed 21 May 2012

This is part of Kahanu Garden, so I'm not sure why it's a separate entry. There's no way to get to the heiau without paying to enter Kahanu Garden. You are not allowed to climb it, but the views of it from the garden are...More

Thank dmadeo
Reviewed 28 January 2011

This is the biggest heiau in the State. Magnificent.

Thank twintx
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