"Maniniholo Dry Cave" Haena Things to Do Tip by Hopkid

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Located opposite Haena Beach Park on Kuhio Highway, this large cave was craved out by the strong pounding surf thousands of years ago when this cliffline was right along the coast. Visitors can walk the several yards to the back wall of the cave which is surprisingly well lit by the large opening. Hawaiian legend states that this and the two wet caves in Haena State Park were dug into the cliffside by the goddess Pele as she searched for a home on the North Shore. I guess it would have been a vacation home since her actual home is on the Big Island.

Directions: On the mauka side of Kuhio Highway opposite Haena Beach Park. Parking is available in the park parking lot.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Apr 15, 2007
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