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Naha Stone

300 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2447
+1 808-933-8888
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Yep they are stones . Takes seconds to look at them lol .Not a l or to see i. Hilo so you may as... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
simpleyme
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Washington
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Stopped to see this stone in front of the Hilo Public Library as it was suggested by our car tour... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lakecomo15
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Ottawa, Canada
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300 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2447
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Yep they are stones . Takes seconds to look at them lol .Not a l or to see i. Hilo so you may as well drive past them !

Thank simpleyme
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped to see this stone in front of the Hilo Public Library as it was suggested by our car tour guide but was disappointed. It apparently weighs 5000 pounds. There is a legend that is associated with it. I would not stop if you are...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Our tour bus stopped here and explained the legend of the Naha Stone. The legend: Located in front of the Hilo Public Library are two stones, one of them larger than the other. This larger one is called the Nana Stone. In ancient Hawaii, it...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Went for a walk to specifically find this stone. and was good to read the history. A local saw us reading the information and recommended that we also go into the Public Library to admire its layout around a central courtyard. Was a good activity...More

Thank Michele J
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

While the myth of the Naha stones is interesting. They appear as two rocks in front of the library. They might as well be park benches. If they were placed in a beautiful garden with some other interesting cultural displays they might seem more interesting.

Thank TedinHawaii
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

it's by the library, I spent a lot of time there and pass by this stone every time. Ask a local about the story :)

Thank Whitney W
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

See the King Kamehameha statue in the Wailoa River State park in Hilo first, then appreciate the history of this stone. The library was easy to locate with GPS, and everything of interest (Tsunami museum, King Kamehameha statue, the bay, restaurants, etc.) is close by....More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

It has great meaning to the native people, I mean no disrespect, but it is simply a large, heavy stone. You can take a picture of it as you drive by.

Thank dad414
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

it is interesting to see how legend are told to make the ancient heroes look like unearthly human being. we went there just to see it but to believe such legend we need more concrete evidence.

Thank Raihan K
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Yeah, like others have said, it's a rock. A darned big one with its own special history but at the end of the day - a rock. Plan to slow down as you drive by the library and look to your right as you are...More

Thank Tupelo010835
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