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Olowalu Petroglyphs

820 Olowalu Village Rd, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-5779
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Neat, small site with wonderful ancient petroglyphs

Strange thing about Maui... they don't advertise their local history at all. If you head down the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vancouver, Canada

This petroglyph sure is located conveniently not too far from and somewhat behind the Leoda’s... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cypress, California
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“dirt road” (9 reviews)
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820 Olowalu Village Rd, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-5779
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Strange thing about Maui... they don't advertise their local history at all. If you head down the highway toward Lahaina, there's a restaurant and store on the right and just beyond that is a giant fruit stand. Stop here and have lunch at Leoda's if...More

Thank Anniexus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This petroglyph sure is located conveniently not too far from and somewhat behind the Leoda’s Kitchen & Pie Shop and the Olowalu General Store. We walked along a dirt path to the trail head. Perhaps cars could get closer. But the trail was short and...More

Thank LnS2004
Reviewed 3 November 2017

History so close to home....Protected by the sharp rise of the rocks from the lake, these Petroglyphs have stood time.

Thank OldGoat17
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We snorkelled at this beach and it was wonderful. If you are looking for less crowded areas these are the type of beaches you are looking for. Having said that- you are going into the ocean so safety first! Never turn your back to the...More

2  Thank Sharlene B
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Ask at Leota's Restaurant (after having an excellent meal), in Olowalu and you can drive a short distance to the petroglyphs on the side of a cliff, about a half mile behind the restaurant, many of them are still very clear and an important part...More

2  Thank wardchrisj
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

If you like petroglyphs and other ancient art, this is worth the bit of work to get to it. We parked in front of the fruit stand next to the Olowalu General Market which is at mile 15 of Highway 30 then walked up the...More

1  Thank Bradley G
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We followed our guidebook to these (go past the general store then right, left and right at the water tower) follow the bumpy dirt road. We stopped when the road got bad enough for us to worry about the rental car, then we walked to...More

Thank Erin D
Reviewed 12 September 2017

If you are truly interested in Hawaiian culture, then it is worth the time to visit the petroglyphs. They are located behind the Olowalu General Store on a dirt road.

1  Thank sandit2015
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Followed the directions in the guide book but could not see anything that looked like the Petroglyphs. Met a local couple who were also looking but no luck. Disappointing - all we could find was the sign.

Thank Whistledown
Reviewed 3 June 2017

A little stop at the side is ok for this. However, you just need 5 mins to see all the petroglyphs. Parking at the General Store is recommend for a short 10min hike to the site.

1  Thank VAM2001
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5 November 2017|
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Response from OldGoat17 | Reviewed this property |
One of my favorite places...just love the weather all year around! Especially around Kehii Too bad that the burial caves are now closed off.
Ju L
22 December 2016|
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Response from SoCalOregonian | Reviewed this property |
the road is behind the general store. follow the road to the old water tank turn right and follow the dirt road, take the left fork and about 200 yards are the glyphs.