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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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 csarchibald
Reviewed 8 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
1  Thank EmBentley
Reviewed 11 September 2018

I revisited the fish pond for the first time in 50 years. It was interesting to see 50 years of change (dramatic) and then put them into a historical context. The pond is on a road that you might normally drive, so it isn't like...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank grouse2017
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Took a side trip here, a little off the beaten path but unless I missed something it is more about the legend of it's formation than the beauty of the actual site. If you a traveling past here worth a stop but not worth a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Amyloidbeta
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

This is our third summer in a row to Kauai, and we finally made this a priority. It was worth it just to say that we’ve seen it and know the cool history of it. I’ve seen negative reviews about it, which is strange to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank monicaredfox
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We were actually looking at the map and found a backway from Koloa into Lihue via Hulemalu Road. This Fish Pond has a great view from an overlook on the side of the road. Great views of the mountains surrounding areas around the pond. Nice...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Trav_LN_now
Reviewed 19 June 2018

A quick pull off along a country road. Located near Lihue, a historic Hawaiian site. A mythical people were said to inhabit the island before Hawaiians did and they are said to have made this fish pond. You can not see fish as you are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ann C
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Not a bad view of the pond, but nothing compared to so many other overlooks on the island. There is a plaque that explains its significance, but it was hard to read.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank swearengen
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Just happened to be driving down the road by chance and came across this beautiful lookout. There isn't much to see but it is a beautiful place to stop and take a quick picture. I wouldn't go out of your way to go see it,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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