Sleeping Giant

East Kauai

Nounou Mountain

a.k.a. 'Sleeping Giant'

The Nounou Mountain ridge between Wailua and Kapa'a has a unique feature - it looks just like a slumbering giant. Legends and tall tales abound about this strange rock formation. Most of them dealing with a giant drinking and eating in vast quantities and then laying down for a nap. He hasn't awoken since!

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Take Highway 56 north from the Wailua River to Kapa'a. The Chevron Station, on the right of the road, has a sign marking the viewing area for the Sleeping Giant.

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Geographic Coordinates

Latitude: 22.05851209
Longitude: -159.344917

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