Menehune Fishpond Overlook
Hulemalu Road, Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii

This lookout provides visitors with a stunning view of the ancient Menehuna fishponds built approximately 1000 years ago. Like the Menehune Ditch, these fishponds were purported to have been miraculously built overnight by the legendary Menehuna people (leprechaun-like beings), thought to be the first inhabitants of the island. Supposedly, the Menehuna formed a human chain 25-miles long, passing stones from hand to hand all the way to the ponds’ building site. These tranquil fishponds in the midst of Kauai’s dense tropical greenery are not only stunning examples of prehistoric aquaculture, but they’re also exceedingly beautiful to behold.

Kauai, Hawaii Tourist Attractions
Anini Beach County Park
Captain Cook's Monument
Fern Grotto
Grove Farm Homestead Museum
Hanalei Beach
Hanalei Pier
Hanalei Valley Lookout
Hanapepe Valley Lookout
Kalalau Lookout
Kalapaki Beach
Kauai Aadheenam Hindu Monastery
Kauai Coffee Co
Kauai Museum
Kauai Plantation Railway
Kauai Soto Zen Temple Zenshuji
Kauai Tubing Adventure
Ke'e Beach
Kilauea Lighthouse
Kilohana Plantation
Kokee Natural History Museum
Limahuli Garden
Mahaulepu Beach
Maniniholo Dry Cave
Menehune Ditch
Menehune Fishpond Overlook
Moir Gardens
Na Aina Kai Gardens
Na'Pali Coast
National Tropical Botanical Garden
Opaeka'a Falls
Poipu Beach Park
Polihale State Park
Princeville Botanical Gardens
Raiders of the Lost Ark Opening Scene
Red Dirt Waterfall

Russian Fort Elizabeth
Salt Pond
Secret Beach
Secret Falls
Spouting Horn
St. Raphael's Church
Swinging Bridge
The Green Room
The Hanalei Bridge
The Queen's Bath
Tunnels Beach
Wai'oli Mission House
Waikanaloa Wet Cave
Wailua Falls
Wailua River Overlook
Waimea Canyon
Waioli Huiia Church

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