Volcano, Big Island, Hawaii: Raelian UFO Peace Park

A small sculpture park created by adherents to the Raelian UFO religion. Includes a model of a proposed galactic embassy that the group wants to build on Hawaii, and a few peacocks. Raelists believe that we were created by Elohim aliens; they also claim to have successfully cloned humans.

Alii Kane St., Volcano, Big Island, HI
23 miles west of Keaau on Hwy 11. North of Volcano village, on the southeast corner of Hwy 11/Mamalahoa Hwy and Alii Kane St. Hidden somewhat in the underbrush.
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Raelian UFO Peace Park

On the side of the highway to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is an unusual sculpture park. Several cast concrete sculptures comprise a "Peace Park" created by one of the island's adherents to the Raelian UFO religion. Several of the sculptures feature the symbol of the Raelian movement, a six-pointed star with a spiral and a six-pointed star with a swastika.

The main sculptures are a large nude woman with the Raelian symbol on her chest, and a concrete arch that advertises the group's web site address. One concrete sculpture looks like a crop circle, but it's actually a model of a proposed galactic embassy that the group wants to build on the Big Island -- after they were denied permission to build it in Israel. There are also several animal sculptures: peacocks, chameleons, native birds, and a sea turtle.

[Shepherd Johnson, 06/05/2012]

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