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Captain Cook's Monument

MapWaimea, HI 96796
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Captain James Cook, the British explorer, landed in Waimea Bay in January 1778 with his ships Resolution and Discovery marking his first visit to the Hawaiian Islands. Facing the sea, a statue of Cook stands in Waimea to mark the historic event that would forever change Hawaii. Located in Hofgaard Park in the downtown area.

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