Big Island Sights

Naha and Pinao stones

  • 300 Waianuenue Ave. Map It
  • Hilo
  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Published 08/07/2014

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These two huge, oblong stones are legendary. The Pinao stone is purportedly an entrance pillar of an ancient temple built near the Wailuku River. King Kamehameha is said to have moved the 5,000-pound Naha stone when he was still in his teens. Legend decreed that he who did so would become king of all the islands. They're in front of the Hilo Public Library.

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300 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo, Hawaii, 96749, United States

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Published 08/07/2014

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