Kaloko Honokohau

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Kaloko Honokohau National Historical Park

National Historic Park with Hawaiian fishponds, beach and wildlife just south of Kona International Airport
Just south of Kona International Airport (KOA), is Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park. Explore this coastal park and discover how an early Hawaiian settlement survived on the rugged Kona coast.
 
Hike to see four different ahupuaa (traditional mountain to sea land divisions), as well as heiau (sacred temples) and kii pohaku (petroglyphs). The park is also home to two amazing Hawaiian fishponds that show the engineering acuity of Native Hawaiians. Or look for local wildlife including honu (Hawaiian green sea turtles), native birds and maybe even a Hawaiian monk seal, sunning on the shore. Check the Visitor Center to learn more about special programs and guided tours. The visitor center is open 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. daily; Kaloko Road vehicle access is available 8 a.m.–5 p.m. daily.

Learn more at www.nps.gov/kaho/index.htm.

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