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Hanalei Valley Lookout

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Address: Hwy 56, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
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Breathtaking view

A must see on the road with easy access , perfect with young children! Just open your eyes and admire the beauty of Mother Nature !

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A must see on the road with easy access , perfect with young children! Just open your eyes and admire the beauty of Mother Nature !

Thank Boutet A
Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is right off the road and I do mean right off and offers an amazing view of the valley below. Green fam land and a rolling river through it. Stop and see it will only take you 30seconds to pars and can gaze for as long as you like. A great place for a photo also.

Thank Allan B
Burlington, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just outside Princeville, a nice little stop to view the taro fields and the gorgeous valley set against the mountains. The wild chickens will come looking for food - drive away slowly as they hover around the car!

Thank SLT1962
Healdsburg, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This location is probably the best place to see where taro is grown. It is a beautiful little patterned area with the river going through. A very photogenic location.

Thank mrt1955
Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The jungle, the mountains, the lush fields, the beaches are all worth the drive. Leave early if you're coming from the south to miss the traffic in Kapaa. Bring a rain jacket just in case as the clouds can back up against the mountain. Go to the end of the road and enjoy the many beaches and have lunch in... More 

Thank Ron S
San Clemente, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pull off the Ross before the Princeville shopping center. Great spot for a really nice view and a "Kodak moment" with a loved one! Won't take a lot of time and worth seeing!

Thank JimW551
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Head north out of Princeville and stop at the vistas on the way to Hanalei. Beautiful and breathtaking vistas. At the bottom of the road, just past the bridges is a wonderful place to pull over and look for Hawaiian ducks, Hawaiian Black-necked Stilts, Hawaiian Coots and Hawaiian Gallinules. Do not walk into the farm lands, that is private property.

Thank Tucker1221
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

This lookout is great. Definitely worth a stop. Great view of Taro fields, rivers and other farms. Very green.

Thank stevemarilyn2013
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great view and definately worth the stop. View is of the valley and the taro fields. It's an easy quick stop when traveling the north shore. It's really just a 10 minute stop, do it on your way to some other activity as its nothing to go out of your way for.

Thank drock3029
Kirtland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Just pull off the road and park for about 5 minutes to see a very picturesque photo op! We were snapping photos when my daughter saw a fellow student from the University of Dayton there!! It is really a pretty image with he mountains in the back and the taro fields in the foreground.

Thank OHweezy

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