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Highway 270, Kapaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96755
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Kamehameha is one of the most important figures in Hawaii's history. That statue has an interesting history and is situated in the cute of Kohala. Its worth a quick stop. We parked across the street at the cafe. Took our picture and then browsed the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hollytrea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The original of what became two of these statues. See the mounted sheet behind the statue to understand the history. King Kamehameha was the first king to unite the islands of Hawai’i and liberate them of onerous Kaputo laws as recently as 1819, born just...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RonCentralCA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Take the long drive to the North Shore. Its fun. When in a new area you should see the historical things that happened to the locals. Quick trip and enjoyed the history of the statue. Was able to actually see both trip, as the replacement...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Uncledaves
Reviewed 31 October 2018

This statue is located in Kapaau in front of a municipal building. It is great for a quick photo stop. This statue was made in Florence, Italy in 1880, but lost at sea. Another one was made and erected in Honolulu. The original statue was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank angeleyes27
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

If you have a few minutes to spare it is worth it to stop by and see this statue which is a tribute to the great King.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank K6820DCjoel
Reviewed 4 October 2018

This is a nice, quick stop as you're touring the island. Be sure to read the history online or in a guide to get the details. Lots of historical boards on the building behind the statue that are fun to read too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank slashby
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Located on the mauka (mountain) side of Hwy 270 in Kapa'au, the Statue of King Kamehameha stands near the legendary birthplace of the great King. Sited on a concrete plinth at the top of a small flight of stairs, this statue has quite the amazing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The statue is nice but I didn't find it amazing or anything - no disrespect intended. We stopped and walked around and snapped a few pic's then moved on.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank daqattaq
Reviewed 19 August 2018

King Kamehameha statues are everywhere, but the original is the best of them all. Stop to take a picture standing next to this one for the family travel album.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tedb548
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This is a roadside stop, not much to see. The statue is very European in style, besides the colors. They just finished repainting it. The store across the street has some great gifts, reasonably priced for the most part.

Date of experience: August 2018
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