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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Poipu in Kauai County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
 

Hanaka‘ape Bay & Kōloa Landing

Kōloa Heritage Trail — Ka Ala Hele Waiwai Ho‘olina o Kōloa

 

—Preserving the Heritage of Po‘ipū & Kōloa —

 
Hanaka‘ape Bay & Kōloa Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 19, 2008
1. Hanaka‘ape Bay & Kōloa Landing Marker
Inscription. In the mid 1800s, Kōloa Landing was the third largest whaling port in all of Hawai‘i and the only port of entry for foreign goods. The sugar industry increased its use until 1912, when better facilities became available. Up to 60 ships a year anchored here to stock provisions and take on passengers.
 
Erected by Po‘ipū Beach Foundation. (Marker Number 3.)
 
Location. 21° 52.74′ N, 159° 28.113′ W. Marker is in Poipu, Hawaii, in Kauai County. Marker is on Hoonani Road east of Lawai Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Koloa HI 96756, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prince Kūhiō Birthplace & Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pā‘ū a Laka (Moir Gardens) (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hapa Road (approx. 0.7 miles away); Kihāhouna Heiau (approx. 0.8 miles away); Po‘ipū Beach Park (approx. one mile away); Pu‘uwanawana Volcanic Cone (approx. 1.3 miles away); Kōloa Missionary Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Spouting Horn Park (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poipu.
 
Regarding Hanaka‘ape Bay & Kōloa Landing. The cove is at the mouth of the Waikomo (entering water) Stream on Hanaka‘ape
Site of Koloa Landing image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 19, 2008
2. Site of Koloa Landing
This view is from the marker.
(headstrong) Bay.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. It is the first of the Kōloa Heritage Trail markers, and has a link to a list of all Kōloa Heritage Trail markers.
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
Marker at Hanaka‘ape Bay image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 19, 2008
3. Marker at Hanaka‘ape Bay
<center<View is looking east on Ho‘onani Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,565 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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