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Hanalei Valley Lookout

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Address: Hwy 56, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
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Great views and good birding

Head north out of Princeville and stop at the vistas on the way to Hanalei. Beautiful and breathtaking vistas. At the bottom of the road, just past the bridges is a wonderful... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Head north out of Princeville and stop at the vistas on the way to Hanalei. Beautiful and breathtaking vistas. At the bottom of the road, just past the bridges is a wonderful place to pull over and look for Hawaiian ducks, Hawaiian Black-necked Stilts, Hawaiian Coots and Hawaiian Gallinules. Do not walk into the farm lands, that is private property.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This lookout is great. Definitely worth a stop. Great view of Taro fields, rivers and other farms. Very green.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great view and definately worth the stop. View is of the valley and the taro fields. It's an easy quick stop when traveling the north shore. It's really just a 10 minute stop, do it on your way to some other activity as its nothing to go out of your way for.

Thank drock3029
Kirtland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just pull off the road and park for about 5 minutes to see a very picturesque photo op! We were snapping photos when my daughter saw a fellow student from the University of Dayton there!! It is really a pretty image with he mountains in the back and the taro fields in the foreground.

Thank OHweezy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A quick stop along the highway (going North). Do take a moment to stop and take a pictue or two. There are always other people to help with "selfies"

Thank Branko Z
Kincardine, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

The Hanalei Valley lookout was pretty to see - and a nice stop to stretch your legs while driving on the island.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This small turnout on the way from Princeville to Hanalei is worth the stop. There are beautiful views of the taro fields below and the mountains in the distance. This is a great photo op and a quick stop.

Thank Mike O
Panton, Vermont
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This quick pull off going from Princeville to Hanalei has beautiful views. You can see taro fields and mountains beyond. Good photo op.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Enjoy the vistas on your drive into Hanalei, look out over the vast taro fields. Stop if you can after you pass through the one lane bridge and snap some gorgeous pictures

Thank Arthur Y
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

The lookout has one of the best view in Kauai, feels like Vietnam. After a few minutes stop at the lookout on a sunny day, I recommend driving into the valley itself to see the fields. Going down the main road towards the Kalalau trail, there is a single lane bridge in 2 sections. Most people turn right after the... More 

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