Tip: This town on Kauai opened Hawaii's first sugar mill in 1835.

 Currently: Kauai What to See History and Culture › Articles

Kamokila Hawaiian Village

Kamokila Hawaiian Village is a 4-acre park where Old Hawaii comes to life. Situated near Opaeka'a Falls in Wailua, Kamokila is a reconstructed Hawaiian village. There are 14 thatched-roof structures, a canoe house, a birthing house, a hula house, the chief's assembly house and a doctor's house. Artifacts and storyboards explain

each structure's purpose. Lush gardens grow in the village yielding traditional Hawaiian fruits and flowers.

Kamokila made it to the big screen in 1995 when it was used as the location for the Dustin Hoffman/Rene Russo film "Outbreak." Structures from the set remain in the village.

In addition to the self-guided tour of the village, visitors can take a three-hour outrigger canoe trip with a short hike to a nearby waterfall.

The village was developed and is operated by a Kauai family that is dedicated to offering a casual, laid-back experience to small crowds. Visitors will learn more about life in the early days and get a taste of contemporary Hawaiian hospitality.

Kamokila is located on Kuamo'o Road across from the Opaeka'a Falls parking lot. A sign marks the paved road leading to the village. The village is open daily, but call before you go. There is a nominal admission fee.

Articles Related to This One
Hot Clicks - All Islands
  • Come be a part of history – VIP access is only the beginning
  • Kaanapali Beach Hotel - 4 night Best of the Beach package just $1385
  • Hawaii 3 nights w/ Air – FREE fullsize Car PLUS save up to $100!
  • Volcano Value Rates at Royal Kona Resort from $129
Shop for
Package type:
Departing from:
Depart:
 
Going to:
Return:
 
Adults:
Seniors:
Children:
Search for packages
More package search options from Expedia
Going to:
Arrive:  
Return:  
Adults:
Seniors:
Children:
Search for packages
More Package search options from Expedia
Departing from:
Depart:
 
Going to:
Return:
 
Adults:
Seniors:
Children:
Search for flights
More flight search options from Expedia
Search for hotels in:
Check-in: Check-out:
Rooms:
Adults:
Children:
  Adults:
Children:
  Adults:
Children:
Search for hotels
More hotel search options from Expedia
Pick-up location:
Pick-up:
Drop-off:
Car class:
Search for cars
More car search options from Expedia
Select a top destination:
Departing in:
Cruise length:
Search for cruises
More cruise search options from Expedia
Destination:
Start date:
End date:
Search for activities
More activity search options from Expedia
Current Specials - Kauai
  • $699+ Sheraton Kauai Resort: 3 nights with Air. Includes FREE fullsize car rental, $100 off PLUS kids 17 and younger stay FREE.
  • $1,135+ The St. Regis Princeville Resort: 3 nights with air. Kids 17 & younger stay FREE.
  • Come and be part of history at surfing’s ultimate experience with one of our special package offers. VIP access is only the beginning...
  • Kauai Beach Resort - monthly art & wine events and free airport and golf shuttle - $119
  • From $1,516 - Big Island + Kauai + Maui Island Hopping Trip: 9 Nights Incl. Air, Transfers, Hotels, Breakfast & Taxes
  • Discount Hawaii Car Rental - guaranteed reservations, no deposit, cancel anytime.
  • Save up to 50% on your car rental with major USA car companies - Discount Hawaii Car Rental
  • From $1,022 - 8 Nt. Oahu & Kauai Vacation w/Air, Hotel, Transfer & Taxes
  • From $880 - Oahu & Kauai Island Hopping 6 Nights Incl. Air, Transfers & Daily Breakfast. Choose your favorite hotel for your stay!
  • From $1,289 - Kauai Hyatt Hotel 5-Night Package w/Airfare, Hyatt Hotel Stay, Breakfast & Taxes
More of our Current Specials on Kauai
Packages

Hawaiian Airlines: Special Offers