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Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens

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Address: 45-680 Luluku Road, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744
Phone Number: 808-233-7323
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Walking, Viewing wildlife, Group tours/walking tour
Description: A 200 acre botanical garden.

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A beautiful, peaceful place, under the Koolau mountains, to spend time and just enjoy Hawaii. Most of the trees are labeled so you know what everything is. This is a place we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Morrison, Colorado

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Morrison, Colorado
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

A beautiful, peaceful place, under the Koolau mountains, to spend time and just enjoy Hawaii. Most of the trees are labeled so you know what everything is. This is a place we never miss when we are home.

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Kaneohe, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Relax; get refreshed Amidst green woods, tranquil lake. Sweet sanctuary. Ho'omaluhia is a lovely slice of preserved Hawaiian forestry in Kaneohe. I remember taking my kids biking there 15 years ago after they first learned to ride bicycles. Nowadays, the botanical gardens provide a welcome respite to stroll and meander, to unwind and recharge, while exhaling the pent-up stresses that... More 

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Kailua
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Excellent place to take the kids for a hike, enjoy your take-out lunch, teach the kids how to fish...quiet, peaceful, an oasis in urbanizing O'ahu.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

The piece of paradise on earth . If there is one place which offers the treat to the senses and the soul this one park gives you in abundance . The mighty mountains in the back drop and the various routes are a walkers heaven here . The beauty of the greenery - the fragrances of the nature leave you... More 

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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We saw this recommended on trip advisor and other websites so we gave it a try. Very worthwhile. We walked around the lake and along a couple of the trails. Good location, easy walking and lots to see. Not enough to warrant a return trip, but I'd recommend a stop if you are in the area. Park at the main... More 

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kailua, hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Been wanting to take my 5 yr old there to fish for awhile. It's just catch and release which is great for him. Bamboo poles with barbless hooks. Awesome. The one weekend we decide to go there was a fishing derby. He caught nothing and was disappointed. Plus the parking was far away and they didn't have enough staff telling... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My sister and I stumbled upon this place while looking for activities in Kaneohe. We were pleasantly surprised! The grounds are beautiful and everything is free!!! When you drive in, park at the visitor center, pick up a map, and decide what you want to do...drive, walk, fish, etc. I recommend the paved path down to the lake as well... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

"Ho'omaluhia" means "to create peace and tranquility." It is nestled beneath the Ko'olau Mountains. The 400-acre rainforest garden is home to plants from tropical regions across the globe. Admission is free The garden offers guided nature hikes, fishing, camping, hiking trails, botanical drawing and painting, art exhibits, a keiki fishing derby and a preschool nature hour. Ho'omaluhia is unique from... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Wonderful park to stroll around for an hour or two. Magnificent trees where all kind of birds seem to have a great time. Many benches and picnic tables available, plenty of space and few visitors. The plants close to the visitor center are labeled and provided interesting facts about. There is less information as you move further away. The campground... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

A great trip away from the bustle of Honolulu.incredible views of the mountains.beautiful and quiet.a definite must and it's free !even better.I could have spent the entire day there.great variety of plants and trees.almost as beautiful as the McBryde gardens on kaui.definitely give it a try.

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