This post continues details of our driving tour of Kohala, which we enjoyed on our fourth day on the island of Hawaii (Thursday, May 20th). Our first stop was at Manini’owali Beach. Our second stop was in Kawaihae at the Pu’Ukohola Heiau National Historic Site. Our third stop was approximately 12 miles north of the Pu’Ukohola Heiau at Lapakahi State Historical Park.
Lapakahi is the partially restored remains of a Hawaiian coastal settlement that is over 600 years old. It was dry, hot and very windy at the park. You can read more about Lapakahi State Historical Park by visiting the Hawaii State Parks website. On the website is a link to the park brochure, which we picked up at the visitor center.
Next stop: King Kamehameha’s birthplace