After our hike up the Judd Trail, we drove about 1/4 mile further down the road to find this jewel.
It is the ruins of King Kamehameha III's summer palace.
We had to hike down a short trail to find it. It was built in 1845 and was a place for the King to entertain and to meet with the chiefs. The biggest event held here was a luau attended by about 10,000 celebrating Hawaii's Restoration Day in 1847.
This was a stone pathway in front of the summer palace. When we got home I googled the palace and found this website Kaniakapupu . Click on the name to learn more about this historic place on Oahu.
Some pretty flowers along the road.