Bodies of Fresh Water in Hawaii
He‘eia Fishpond:is another preserved ancient Hawaiian fishpond. Its waters are not open to the public; however, it is possible to sign up for a tour or volunteer. It’s also possible to view fishpond.
Violet Lake:is steeped in traditional Hawaiian religion. Once thought to be the home of a Hawaiian lizard goddess, it’s regarded today more for its unique ecosystem, environment, and beauty.
Kahalu‘u Pond: is one of the only surviving fishponds on Oʻahu. In 1973 the pond was spared destruction and added to the National Register of Historic Places.
Lake Waiau:Located high in the slopes of the volcanic Mauna Kea is Lake Waiau. The alpine lake sits just above 13,000 feet, making it the third-highest lake in the United States.
Kanahā Pond:Just some of the 90 bird species that you might see at Kanahā Pond are teals, pigeons, dowitchers, sandpipers, plovers, tall and pink-legged Hawaiian black-necked stilt, brown koloa duck.
Wailua Reservoir:Anglers can expect to find largemouth bass, tucunare, bluegill, and sunfish here. In addition to fishing in the reservoir, avid anglers can try the nearby Wailua River.
Waita Reservoir:goes by a few names. It’s also known as Hauiki Reservoir, Marsh Reservoir, or Kōloa Reservoir. Whatever the name, the lake is an exclusive, well-kept bit of a secret.
Seven Sacred Pools:aren’t technically a lake, reservoir, or fishpond. They are one of Hawaii’s most popular freshwater attractions though. Pools of ‘Ohe’o is the official name of series of waterfalls
Waiakea Pond:This pond is located within the Wailoa River State Recreation Area. The area is known to be a hotspot for viewing a wide range of endangered, rare, and unique bird species.