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Hulemalu Rd., Niumalu, Kauai, HI
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Big disappointment. We stopped at this attraction. There was graffiti everywhere. There was some information about how the pond was created that was interesting. Not much to see.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank jmktexas
Reviewed 10 August 2019

We were so close to our condo we decided to take a peek, not really something special to see or do but when in Kauai you must take in EVERYTHING!! Turns out to be kind of cool though. Only took about 10 minutes. But anything...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank happy4travel
Reviewed 9 August 2019

This is listed as a World Heritage site, so if you're close and not in a hurry, you should definitely swing by to check it out. We got out, parked, hung out for 5 minutes and left. I was glad it was only a 10...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank lanoneus
Reviewed 24 March 2019

Accessible from either the Nawiliwili harbor side on Hulemalu Road or from the Kauai community College on Puhi Road. There is an overlook that looks down on the pond that is being renovated and cleared. New signs explain the history of the ponds very well.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BnThrDnThat
Reviewed 22 February 2019 via mobile

Great views from the lookout. It was very close to our condo, so definitely worth the short trip. The Land Owner is cleaning things up there, so hopefully things will look nicer in the future.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank xoft
Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

Nice stop off to take pictures. Beautiful views. There’s a plaque that discusses some of the history of the fish pond at the pull off.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 940at
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Wouldn't go out of the way for this, but if you're in the area, it's quite interesting. Pretty views, but, you're on Kauai and everything is pretty! Very limited parking. GPS actually took us past it! Easy to miss!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank momdzall
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Okay fishponds as far as I knew growing up were quite small. Imagine lily pads and tadpoles. Well this pond seemed a bit far up the mountain, were we headed the right way? Yup it seems. It's a short stop but another I can't believe...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Lisa Y
Reviewed 17 October 2018

There isn't a whole lot to see here, but take the time to read the sign that gives you the information about the pond. It is amazing at the ingenuity of these ancient peoples. The built a pond beside a stream and put a gate...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Colin A
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Nothing much to do or see here, but it can be worth a quick stop with the right weather. On a sunny or partly cloudy day it's quite pretty. Full clouds and it's just meh. The overlook area is obviously a frequent place for people...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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