Lapakahi State Historical Park

Lapakahi State Historical Park


Location:On Akoni Pule Highway (Highway 270), 12.4 miles north of Kawaihae.
Facilities:Cultural site; marine reserve.
Activities:Self-guided tours, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park contains the partially-restored ruins of an ancient Hawaiian coastal settlement. Visitors here can learn about early Hawaiian lifestyle through re-enactments of daily activities, story telling, and a self-guided walk through the remains. A marine preserve is located in nearby ocean waters, with various activities regulated.
Address:c/o Hawaii District Office
PO Box 936
Hilo, HI 96721

Phone:808-974-6200
Web: www.hawaii.gov/dlnr/dsp/hawaii.html
Size: 262 acres.

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Lapakahi State Historical Park, off Highway 270, 12.
From Kawaihae, State Highway 270 heads north along the coast (October through April, look for spouts of migrating humpback whales) 11 miles to Lapakahi State Historical Park (open 7:45 to 4:30 daily except holidays; X89-5566).
State Highway 270 leads north 11 miles to Lapakahi State Historical Park, site of a 600-year-oid fishing village.