It's fenced off with good reason. You don't want to get bonked by coconuts. You can get an idea of what a coconut grove of this size was like, but there's not much other than heritage value, as it's not even scenic, with raked up piles of fallen fronds and coconuts. I understand, though, that this is the source of... 更多
I saw this listed on one of the Molokai island maps and since I didn't notice a (large) sign, I wasn't sure if this was "Kamehameha Royal Coconut Grove." We later noticed a very SMALL sign stating it was the Royal Grove...along with all the DANGER/Stay out warning signs. The danger is the falling coconuts could kill a person! It... 更多
Visitors assume that coconuts and the islands go together. They don't. Hawaii is too far by water for a coconut to remain viable floating here. Coconuts were brought to Hawaii by the early voyagers as one of their canoe plants. If you see coconut palms in the wild they were planted there. It might be along a trail as you'll... 更多
The coconut grove is tucked into a residential area, next to a busy roadway. Turn off onto the road running alongside the grove, take this road a few hundred feet & there's a spot for a couple of cars to park so you can get out & get some pics. We didn't see where the park for picnicing was supposed... 更多
Coconuts fall from great heights in this sacred grove. There is plenty to see by walking around the perimeter,
A lovely, peaceful place. Unfortunately, it's fenced off due to the danger of falling coconuts. It was definitely worth stopping off to see and there were great photographs to be had despite the fence.
I don't understand why there is a fance and you can not go inside. Huge coconut trees, some very old and even dead, were planted 150 years ago, they say. But you can look only from the road. Not very tourist-friendly. But still good photos)