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Naha Stone

300 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2447
+1 808-933-8888
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Nothing to see really

While the myth of the Naha stones is interesting. They appear as two rocks in front of the library... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
TedinHawaii
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Keaau, Hawaii
books, all the books

it's by the library, I spent a lot of time there and pass by this stone every time. Ask a local... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Whitney W
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300 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2447
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Reviewed 2 days ago

While the myth of the Naha stones is interesting. They appear as two rocks in front of the library. They might as well be park benches. If they were placed in a beautiful garden with some other interesting cultural displays they might seem more interesting.

Thank TedinHawaii
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it's by the library, I spent a lot of time there and pass by this stone every time. Ask a local about the story :)

Thank Whitney W
Reviewed 12 October 2017

See the King Kamehameha statue in the Wailoa River State park in Hilo first, then appreciate the history of this stone. The library was easy to locate with GPS, and everything of interest (Tsunami museum, King Kamehameha statue, the bay, restaurants, etc.) is close by....More

1  Thank garbagecollector
Reviewed 22 September 2017

It has great meaning to the native people, I mean no disrespect, but it is simply a large, heavy stone. You can take a picture of it as you drive by.

Thank dad414
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

it is interesting to see how legend are told to make the ancient heroes look like unearthly human being. we went there just to see it but to believe such legend we need more concrete evidence.

Thank Raihan K
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Yeah, like others have said, it's a rock. A darned big one with its own special history but at the end of the day - a rock. Plan to slow down as you drive by the library and look to your right as you are...More

Thank Tupelo010835
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We drove by this legendary stone, which King Kamehameha lifted. The legend says that the next leader to lift it would reign as king.

Thank Lou P
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Down from Rainbow Falls to the left in front of the Public Library and easy to park in the library for a quick picture of the stone.

Thank 396stevenw
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Wasabi tours included this on my tour. I was interested in hearing Dreu tell the story from Hawaiian culture. So glad it's being preserved.

Thank TxPetals72
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

This is an historic boulder because legend has it the future King Kamehameha the Great carried it, proving his strength and fulfilling a prophecy. Worth a stop to look at it!

1  Thank QuickWhitTravel
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