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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

A 200 acre botanical garden.

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Great place for a nice peaceful walk

This place is definitely worth a visit if you are looking for some peace and quiet. It has a lot of plant life, which is expected from a botanical garden. Free parking and no fee... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 16, 2015
Tooele, Utah
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Tooele, Utah
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

This place is definitely worth a visit if you are looking for some peace and quiet. It has a lot of plant life, which is expected from a botanical garden. Free parking and no fee to explore the grounds. Great place to take some pictures and enjoy some bird watching. When it rains, it gets quite muddy as actual gravel... More 

Thank EricMcC67
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This is the antithesis of tropical beach beauty. This is a lush mountainside retreat with a large reservoir pond and well maintained grounds with spots to picnic and relax. There are birds and fowl to keep an eye out for, as well as lots of plants and trees with informative ID signs for the average botanist to study. It's often... More 

1 Thank Todd S
Morrison, Colorado
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30 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

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.

Thank Sue Ann H
Kaneohe, Hawaii
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31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 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 

2 Thank ZayneZ
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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 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.

1 Thank KamakiUlana
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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465 reviews
320 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 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 

Thank kamakshi2015
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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106 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 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 

1 Thank 2367andy
kailua, hawaii
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 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 

Thank islandcruizer
Saint Louis, Missouri
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79 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 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 

2 Thank kitkat242
Honolulu, Hawaii
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69 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 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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