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Paleaku Gardens Peace Sanctuary

83-5401 Painted Church Rd, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8318
+1 808-328-8084
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Come and "foster a personal relationship to the earth."

Paleaku Gardens is on Painted Church Road right above Place of Refuge and a appropriate follow-up... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gabriele S
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Pahoa, Hawaii
A Peaceful and Spiritual Garden

This was a magical and serene botanical garden experience. The various shrines and monuments... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
EStarCanada
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Calgary
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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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83-5401 Painted Church Rd, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8318
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+1 808-328-8084
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paleaku Gardens is on Painted Church Road right above Place of Refuge and a appropriate follow-up to visiting that ancient Hawaiian heiau. The name means "soft covering" and is said to have been given this place by a Kapuna and Kahuna of Hawaii. A contribution...More

Thank Gabriele S
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This was a magical and serene botanical garden experience. The various shrines and monuments representing different religions and beliefs was very interesting and beautiful.

Thank EStarCanada
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This garden offers peaceful tributes to all religions in a beautiful setting. Unique statues placed all over property, surrounded by Hawaiian flowers. Worth checking out.

Thank MIZT13
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We visited this beautiful garden sanctuary during our recent trip to the Big Island. A sense of peace and tranquility pervades the gardens. There are many beautiful flowers to see and photograph, and a variety of religious and cultural shrines from the Far East and...More

1  Thank DenisK
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We discovered this gem on our way to see the Painted Church about a mile down the road. A variety of flowers and trees many well marked. Benches for sitting and meditating in the different garden areas. Our favorite was the galaxy garden where we...More

1  Thank dreisprings
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Terrific and surprising place. Lots of Tibetian art work, specially sand paintings. The garden is laid out extremely well. The flowers were blooming in all kinds of color. Flower and plant maze was great to explore. Be sure to set aside an hour or so...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Incredible flowers and walking and meditating space. Bring a lunch and enjoy the Galaxy Garden of flowers as well as Islam MEDITATION GARDEN AND variety of trees and bushes.

Thank Schuyler T
Reviewed 6 February 2017

There is a lot of history here and an education to be had. This is a state park so there is a $5.00 admission fee. There are staff that will explain what is there and what it meant to those who were there. Is it...More

Thank Allan B
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This place is a treasure tucked away in the forested volcanic slopes near Captain Cook. We spent an hour and a half ambling the grounds, studying signs to identify different tropical plants, walking labyrinths, and simply sitting on shaded benches to try to get birds...More

Thank BethCato
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Paleaku Peace Gardens is an interesting and informative botanical garden with yoga classes, a large library,  parrot, koi pond, lava tube with petroglyphs, a Galaxy Garden, shrines for many of our world's religions. Also, included in the gift shop are souvenirs, hand made jewelry, and...More

1  Thank TNAllison
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