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Waipio Valley Shuttle
128 Aipuni Street in Hilo 775-7121
Tours Available Mon.- Sat. 9am, 11am, 1pm & 3pm Reservations Recommended
Waipio Valley once housed the kings of ancient Hawaii and served as a retreat for Hawaiian royalty. It is for this reason that the valley was bestowed with the nickname "The Valley of the Kings". Witness the magnificent waterfalls as they cascade 1,200 feet down to the valley floor. This six mile valley sits between 2,000 foot high cliffs and offers a mesmerizing view unique to all Hawaii.
It is also a sacred and historical site where Kamehameha the Great received custody of Kukailimoku, the war god of the kings of Hawaii. At Waipio, Kamehameha engaged in the first naval battle in Hawaiian history and began his conquest and his reign over the islands lasting until his death in 1819.
A few residents continue to operate taro farms in the pastoral valley and horses roam freely amongst the fresh water rivers, lotus ponds, flora, fruit trees and sandy beach.
$55 Per Person · $25 Children under 11
(minimum of 2 adult fares per tour )
Tours Available Mon.- Sat. 9am, 11am, 1pm & 3pm
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