The 4-Mile Captain Cook Trail Leads Adventurers To A Unique Slice Of Hawaiian History

From the first Europeans visiting the islands in 1778 and the establishment of the Kingdom of Hawaii in 1795 to Hawaii’s admittance to the United States of America in 1959, the Hawaiian Islands are steeped in history — and sites full of history. And while some of the islands’ most fascinating historic sites are easy to visit, others — like this monument — require a bit more effort. 

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For more information about this historic trail, head on over to AllTrails. Have you ever visited the Captain Cook Monument before? Did you arrive on foot or via kayak? Either way, we’d love to hear about it in the comments below!

Address: Napoopoo Rd, Captain Cook, HI 96704, USA