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Tree Tunnel, Kauai

Tree Tunnel - Kauai, Hawaii
Tree Tunnel
Highway 520, Koloa, HI 96756Map
+1 800 464 2924
Neighborhood: South Shore / Poipu

Unlike so many of Kauai's attractions, this one was created by a joint effort between Mother Nature and man. On Highway 520 (or Maluhia Road), you will find a mile-long stretch of eucalyptus trees bordering the road on both sides. Once upon a time, the trees formed an actual enclosure, but hurricanes have damaged the top of the tunnel. Nevertheless, it is a fragrant, beautiful passageway from Koloa to the east side of the island. The road can be driven or walked.

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By Amelia Earhart | Posted 11/15/14
  Once you turn off the main road from Lihue, headed toward Poipu Beach, you immediately enter a different would. Beautiful eucalyptus sentinels arch above the road, shedding their fragrant ribbons along the quiet, two-lane roadway. The sounds of rushing cars are left behind; you hear only the wind rattling the silvery shading leaves, the dappled light like the rose window of a peaceful church. Driving slowly a mile or so through this transformative gateway is an appropriate way to arrive in Poipu, leaving the noise and hurry of the rest of the world behind. If you let it, Aloha can begin to happen....   Read More
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Tree Tunnel General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
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