The Coco Palms Resort. It became the go-to vacation destination for honeymooning couples due to the success of the films Miss Sadie Thompson and Blue Hawaii. In 1992, hurricane Iniki hit the island and destroyed the resort. Now it sits empty, an eerie landmark of 50's kitsch.

The Coco Palms Resort. It became the go-to vacation destination for honeymooning couples due to the success of the films Miss Sadie Thompson and Blue Hawaii. In 1992, hurricane Iniki hit the island and destroyed the resort. Now it sits empty, an eerie landmark of 50's kitsch.

Coco Palms Resort - Kapaa, Kauai, Hawaii

This Oracle Tower was built to the exact scale of structures used in Hawaii over a century ago. The Kahunas (High Priests) would ascend to the various platforms to pray to the gods of the earth, the sky and the sea.

Coco Palms Resort, Kauai HI

I'm sure my Mom & Dad won't be surprised, but I am at the astounding resemblance between Aulani and Disney's Polynesian Resort with our beloved Coco Palms in Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii.

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