Puako Petroglyph Archaeological Preserve, Island of Hawaii

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#11 of 17 in Historic Sites in Island of Hawaii
Puako Petroglyph Archaeological Preserve is located in Island of Hawaii. To visit Puako Petroglyph Archaeological Preserve on your trip to Puako, use our Puako route planning website .
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  • I have to chuckle at the recent reviewers who thought the petroglyphs were at the end of the walkway. In this day and age of instant gratification, people often expect to be overwhelmed with only enou...  more »
  • We checked this out due to its close proximity to the Fairmont. Kind of interesting, but a bit underwhelming. Worth seeing if you’re in the area, but I wouldn’t go out of my way for it.  more »
  • We nearly overlooked the trail entrance, but within a minute's walk found a circle of petroglyphs laid out for easy viewing. Were they real, or representative? I don't know. Then the trail goes throug...  more »

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You'll find the accommodations in Puako clustering between the coastal road and the sea. To choose from a greater variety of places to stay, consider the urban areas located north and south of Puako, linked conveniently by the coastal roads and Highway 19. Waikoloa Beach is an especially good alternative, as it offers both upscale and budget-friendly options.
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