Bell stone

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The bellstone is a pillar located in Kauai County, Hawaii near 'Opaeka'a Falls. It is so named because, when struck sharply, a note would resonate over a large area of Wailua Valley, warning of danger.[1] Royal births were announced this way.

Nearby is a spectacular view of 'Opaeka'a Falls.


  1. ^ Yamamoto, Luci. Lonely Planet Kaua'i - Google Book Search. Retrieved 2008-04-03. 


U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bell stone. Retrieved June 10, 2005. Coordinates: 22°08′N 159°21′W / 22.133°N 159.350°W / 22.133; -159.350