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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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Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens

This is an attraction that can work for vigorous hikers or the elderly or handicapped. A stop at the visitor center provides a map with clearly marked out botanical areas and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
coralisles
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Princeville, Hawaii
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Princeville, Hawaii
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

This is an attraction that can work for vigorous hikers or the elderly or handicapped. A stop at the visitor center provides a map with clearly marked out botanical areas and hiking trails. There are tables for lunch in some areas and convenient parking and restrooms. For the non-hikers, you can take a scenic drive through the whole gardens. An... More 

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Stuart, Florida
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220 reviews 220 reviews
68 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

My wife and I visited here on a recent trip to Oahu. This garden is a hidden gem. It has several distinct areas on the shore of a beautiful lake each with unique gardens from different areas of Hawaii and Asia. You can also tent camp here in one of the special garden areas with proper permits. The lake shore... More 

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Kaneohe
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

You'll get lost in the beauty and peaceful of this place! Bring your camera and discover something new around every corner of this lush garden! The birds will thrill you with their calls and the gentle winds though the trees will call you to soul! Plan to stay for awhile and bring a blanket to lay down under a tree!... More 

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Northern Virginia
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99 reviews 99 reviews
67 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

There are not too many places this secluded on the north shore of Oahu. We only found this garden because we made a wrong turn and got lost. This may be the most peaceful spot on the island. The garden is gorgeous and well maintained. You will feel like you have the entire island to yourself.

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Toronto, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

OVERVIEW: My husband and I found the botanical gardens while we were lost and trying to find our way back into Honolulu. We were very glad we did, because it was such a beautiful day for a walk and a great location to spend some time photographing. ATMOSPHERE: The gardens were created as a reservoir to collect rain waters during... More 

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Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
49 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We stumbled on this garden because we were in the area and saw signs - we hadn't seen it mentioned in any of the Oahu literature. It is so lush and green! And to make it even better, it is free. There is a Visitor's Center where an employee gave us a map and told us about the walk to... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We could have spent most of a day wandering around the gardens, wished we had brought some food. Plants are labeled, clean restrooms and some displays at the visitor center.

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California
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221 reviews 221 reviews
79 attraction reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

You have to visit these. We spent two hours there this morning hiking through the dense jungle, down around the lake, and up to stunning views of the mountains.

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mims florida
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542 reviews 542 reviews
262 attraction reviews
528 helpful votes 528 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Botanical Garden is not the right term for this 400 acre forest with 32 acre man made lake for a dam but those of us who enjoy trees, flowers, birds, vistas set in splendid position at bottom of Koolau Mountain on east side of Oahu will be pleased they came. Free. Lots of loos, and parking, and despite too many... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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217 reviews 217 reviews
38 attraction reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This was totally different that the gardens in the Midwest. The vistas were rugged and beautiful. There was so much for the eye to take in. It is certainly worth a drive through and stops at the turnoffs that interest you. There is also some water colors displayed in the classrooms around the visitor’s center,

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