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Address: Hwy 460, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI

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B/c there's nothing to see here. It's ok to just pass it by as you drive and say you got to see the remnants of the grove.

Reviewed 4 February 2017
Wichita, KS
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful coconut grove originally planted by King Kamehameha and used by him and his warriors tobathe in the seven pools that were located here Remnants of the natural springs remain but access fenced off now and several of the trees have died or are dying. Very sad!!

Thank travelfortherapy
San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

It's fenced off with good reason. You don't want to get bonked by coconuts. You can get an idea of what a coconut grove of this size was like, but there's not much other than heritage value, as it's not even scenic, with raked up piles of fallen fronds and coconuts. I understand, though, that this is the source of... More 

Thank Jilara
Wichita, KS
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137 reviews
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

B/c there's nothing to see here. It's ok to just pass it by as you drive and say you got to see the remnants of the grove.

Thank lilorchid82
Louisville, Kentucky
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163 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I saw this listed on one of the Molokai island maps and since I didn't notice a (large) sign, I wasn't sure if this was "Kamehameha Royal Coconut Grove." We later noticed a very SMALL sign stating it was the Royal Grove...along with all the DANGER/Stay out warning signs. The danger is the falling coconuts could kill a person! It... More 

Thank TrishA4
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171 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Visitors assume that coconuts and the islands go together. They don't. Hawaii is too far by water for a coconut to remain viable floating here. Coconuts were brought to Hawaii by the early voyagers as one of their canoe plants. If you see coconut palms in the wild they were planted there. It might be along a trail as you'll... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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126 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The coconut grove is tucked into a residential area, next to a busy roadway. Turn off onto the road running alongside the grove, take this road a few hundred feet & there's a spot for a couple of cars to park so you can get out & get some pics. We didn't see where the park for picnicing was supposed... More 

Thank Calgarytraveller2
Vancouver, Canada
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58 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Coconuts fall from great heights in this sacred grove. There is plenty to see by walking around the perimeter,

Thank ElTigre W
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49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Unless I didn't look in the right place, all I could do is drive by and look at slot of coconut trees and dropped coconuts on the ground. Maybe it was closed?

Thank Debra M
New Durham, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 27 March 2016

Worth a stop and artsy photographs. It's a well-established pure coconut palm plantation, historic and unique.

Thank RufusTF603
Middletown, New Jersey
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58 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

A lovely, peaceful place. Unfortunately, it's fenced off due to the danger of falling coconuts. It was definitely worth stopping off to see and there were great photographs to be had despite the fence.

Thank Beth0744

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