Captain Cook Monument, Honaunau, Hawaii
Captain Cook Monument, Honaunau, Hawaii| Map |
In Kealakekua Bay sits a white obelisk marking the spot where Captain James Cook, a British explorer, was killed by the natives in 1779. You can reach this monument by taking a 4-mile round trip hike, kayaking, or taking a boat tour. The area is also a popular snorkeling location due to its clear waters.
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
If you plan on snorkeling, bring reef shoes as some people end up cutting their feet on the sharp coral and sea urchins trying to get in and out of the water.
Address: Captain Cook Monument, Honaunau, Hawaii| Map
Phone: (808) 464-0840
Hours: Open 24 hours year round.
Price: Check with tour companies.