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Keaiwa Heiau State Recreation Area

This 384-acre park above Aiea north of Pearl Harbor and about 12 miles from Waikiki includes the historic Heaiwa Heiau which is near the park entrance. Further down the paved road are campgrounds as well as picnic areas and the trailhead for the Aiea Loop Trail. The 4.8-mile trail leads through a forested area above […]

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Koko Crater Botanical Garden

Set in a 60-acre basin within the landmark Koko Crater in eastern Oahu is a lovely botanical garden featuring a dryland collection of plants that is a model of xeriscape concepts supporting a drought-tolerant landscape in tune with the surrounding environment. Koko Head is known geologically as a tuff cone and forms the south-west side […]

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Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden

This 400-acre park above Kaneohe on Oahu’s windward side lives up to its name which means “Peaceful refuge.” Hoomaluhia is Oahu’s largest botanical garden. The plants are grouped to represent major tropical growing regions including Polynesia, Melanesia, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, and India, Africa and Tropical America. Plants at Hoomaluhia include palms and aroids, heliconias, native […]

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Byodo-In Temple

This attractive vermilion temple on Oahu’s windward side is set beneath the stunning Koolau mountains and overlooks Kaneohe. The temple is a full-size replica of a 900-year-old temple called Byodo-In and located in Uji, Japan. The Oahu site is also a memorial park with numerous crypts and mausoleums that are the resting places of many […]

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Wahiawa Botanical Garden

This 27-acre city park between the Waianae and Koolau Mountains in central Oahu features hiking trails and more than 60 types of old trees as well as a distinguished fern collection. The park is one of the Honolulu Botanical Gardens. Set on a plateau at an elevation of nearly 1,000 feet above sea level, the […]

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Senator Fong’s Plantation and Gardens

This lovely 700-acre tropical garden is a nature preserve and bird sanctuary that is family owned and set in a majestic location beneath the strikingly beautiful Koolau mountain range. Highlights Highlights of the Garden are 70 varieties of edible fruits and nuts as well as a palm garden with more than 80 types of palms, […]

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Washington Place-The Governor’s Residence

Just across the street from Hawaii’s State Capitol building in downtown Honolulu is Washington Place, the former home of Queen Liliuokalani. Twelve of Hawaii’s governors also lived in the home. In 2001 a new 5,000-square-foot governor’s residence was constructed on the same land as Washington Place, which became a museum for visitors to learn more […]

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Aliiolani Hale

Aliiolani Hale—King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center of Hawaii The historic Aliiolani Hale building was the first major Western-style structure built by the Hawaiian monarchy and is notable for its distinctive clock tower. Today the building houses the King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center which features exhibits as well as multimedia presentations on landmark Hawaii […]

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USS Battleship Missouri Memorial

USS Battleship Missouri Memorial – Pearl Harbor

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Honolulu Academy of Arts

For Arts Sake – Honolulu Academy Of Arts

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Halona Blowhole

Halona Blowhole

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Hawaii State Art Museum

Hawaii State Art Museum

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Chinatown, Honolulu

A Walk Through Chinatown Honolulu

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Waikiki Aquarium

Waikiki Aquarium

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Bishop Museum

Bishop Museum – Celebrating Hawaii’s History

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Don Ho

Don Ho – Waikiki’s Entertainment Legend

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Hawaii Maritime Center, Oahu

The Hawaii Maritime Center – Tracing Hawaii’s Ocean History

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The Falls of Clyde

The Falls of Clyde

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Iolani Palace

Iolani Palace

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National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Punchbowl Cemetery

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King Kamehameha Statue

Kamehameha Statue: Tribute To A King

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Polynesian Cultural Center

Polynesian Cultural Center

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Exploring Downtown Honolulu

Exploring Downtown Honolulu on a 2.3 mile self guided walk

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Kawaiahao Church

Kawaiahao Church

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Dole Plantation

Dole Plantation – Where Pineapple Is Still King

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Rainbow Basketball Classic

Many Classic Moments

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Mission Houses Museum

Mission Houses Museum

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Foster Botanical Garden

The Natural Wonders Of Foster Botanical Garden

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Hanauma Bay

Snorkel Hanauma Bay – Oahu’s Marine Life Conservation Park

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Hiking Diamond Head

Hiking Diamond Head

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Nuuanu Pali State Park

The Pali Lookout

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Sea Life Park

Sea Worthy – Exploring Sea Life Park – Oahu

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Magic of Polynesia

Magic of Polynesia

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USS Arizona Memorial

USS Arizona Memorial – One of Hawaii’s Most Popular Attractions