Captain Cook's Monument, Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ronjean
N 19° 28.825 W 155° 55.933
5Q E 192175 N 2156614
Quick Description: A monument to Captain James Cook's Discovery of Hawaii.
Location: Hawaii, United States
Date Posted: 11/9/2008 5:47:20 PM
Waymark Code: WM54GK
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member saopaulo1
Views: 21

Long Description:
In Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park, a protected sanctuary and popular snorkeling spot on the Big Island. He landed here in 1778, and was killed near the same spot in 1779. Monument was erected in 1874. Most take a tour boat to get there, can see dolphins and whale along the way at the right time of year. Land access by car is not possible.
Date Created/Placed: 1874

Height: 27 feet

Website: [Web Link]

Address: Not listed

Illuminated: Not Listed

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