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Phallic Rock (Ka Ule o Nanahoa)

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Address: At the end of Kalae Highway 470, at the base of Nananhoa Hill,, Hoolehua, Molokai, HI 96729
Phone Number: +1 808-984-8109
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Name is an accurate description of this site. The rock formation also has a...

Name is an accurate description of this site. The rock formation also has a myth associated with it.

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Well, if size matters then Phallic Rock is ready to make a lot of smiles!!!! Unique rock...legend has it if you sleep on the rock, you can count on getting pregnant. Nice little... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
busconi
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Washington State

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North Bend, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

An easy walk out to the point where the rock is. Hawaiian legend goes way back in history. Looks like what it's called. Very interesting.

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Thank Scott L
Washington State
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, if size matters then Phallic Rock is ready to make a lot of smiles!!!! Unique rock...legend has it if you sleep on the rock, you can count on getting pregnant. Nice little hike to the rock through the pines.

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Thank busconi
Reggio Calabria, Italy
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If that one in an attraction on Molokai it says a lot about this island. We made a short walk to see this rock and we thought it's a joke...not worth even those 5 min but of u are in Kalaupapa Lookout you can do it just to have a laugh from sth called attraction...

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Fair Oaks, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Unless you have a special interest in this particular rock and the legend, it's not worth the steep and slippery hike. There is no marker explaining the story or why the area is sacred. If you choose to go wear a jacket. It's cool here. A picture in a brochure is just as good as being there.

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Thank Maryann L
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Yes, the Phallic Rock Attracts People from All Over The World...but it also looks like a Giant Turtle depending on where you stand. The Rock is not easy to get to - at least half a mile away through a heavily wooded forest on uneven terrain, up and down a relatively narrow and sometime slippery path. Photos should be considered... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This place is all about feeling the ancient energy! A relatively short, scenic, peaceful hike through the forest takes you past a number of large rock boulders (that may or may not have once been in a circle?) to the phallic rock. This a very sacred, spiritual spot & reminded me of the ancient stone circles in the UK. Some... More 

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Denton, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

It's a just a rock, but the stories associated with it make it quite interesting. If you walked to the Kalaupapa Lookout, don't expect the same easy walk to get to the Phallic Rock -- it's longer and a bit more strenuous.

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Thank Jane B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Our group of 4 took the short half mile walk/hike from the parking lot to see the Phallic Rock. It's a natural rock formation and for Hawaiians represents love and fertility. If you're in the area you shouldn't pass up the opportunity to see it. The walk to the rock is beautiful and very scenic in itself. Take care to... More 

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Thank micheleboys
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

The rock is a short hike up a slight cliff and when we went I wore crocs and had issues with sliding because the ground was damp and covered in moss. No problems as I just took my shoes off! Just before you meet the phallic rock you come across a ring of huge boulders-I was amazed at their formation... More 

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Tempe, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

My husband & I stopped while on an island tour in May 2016. Phallic Rock, well you can figure out probably what the rock looks like... It's located a short hike away from the parking lot. Story goes is that some infertile women have sat on the rock & ended up pregnant. ;) If we'd have made the decision to... More 

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