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Olowalu Petroglyphs

820 Olowalu Village Rd, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-5779
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Snorkeling beach

We snorkelled at this beach and it was wonderful. If you are looking for less crowded areas these... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sharlene B
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Red Deer, Canada
Petroglyphs visit

Ask at Leota's Restaurant (after having an excellent meal), in Olowalu and you can drive a short... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
wardchrisj
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Orangevale, California
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820 Olowalu Village Rd, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-5779
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We snorkelled at this beach and it was wonderful. If you are looking for less crowded areas these are the type of beaches you are looking for. Having said that- you are going into the ocean so safety first! Never turn your back to the...More

1  Thank Sharlene B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ask at Leota's Restaurant (after having an excellent meal), in Olowalu and you can drive a short distance to the petroglyphs on the side of a cliff, about a half mile behind the restaurant, many of them are still very clear and an important part...More

1  Thank wardchrisj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you like petroglyphs and other ancient art, this is worth the bit of work to get to it. We parked in front of the fruit stand next to the Olowalu General Market which is at mile 15 of Highway 30 then walked up the...More

1  Thank Bradley G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We followed our guidebook to these (go past the general store then right, left and right at the water tower) follow the bumpy dirt road. We stopped when the road got bad enough for us to worry about the rental car, then we walked to...More

Thank Erin D
Reviewed 12 September 2017

If you are truly interested in Hawaiian culture, then it is worth the time to visit the petroglyphs. They are located behind the Olowalu General Store on a dirt road.

1  Thank sandit2015
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Followed the directions in the guide book but could not see anything that looked like the Petroglyphs. Met a local couple who were also looking but no luck. Disappointing - all we could find was the sign.

Thank Whistledown
Reviewed 3 June 2017

A little stop at the side is ok for this. However, you just need 5 mins to see all the petroglyphs. Parking at the General Store is recommend for a short 10min hike to the site.

1  Thank VAM2001
Reviewed 2 June 2017

On an unmarked road with a hidden sign is a pretty cool historic site on Maui. Finding it is not easy, but part of the fun.

1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 21 May 2017

They were very difficult to find and if not for a local showing up with his dogs, we wouldn't have found it. There is a plaque there that says the petroglyphs are about 300 years old. Maybe I'm spoiled, but I've seen castle ruins and...More

Thank Wes M
Reviewed 10 May 2017

First things first! Don't go exploring down any blocked off roads. We didn't realize how easy it was to find this place until we found it. We parked and walked up random roads to get to it which lead us to private property and then...More

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Ju L
22 December 2016|
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Response from SoCalOregonian | Reviewed this property |
the road is behind the general store. follow the road to the old water tank turn right and follow the dirt road, take the left fork and about 200 yards are the glyphs.
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