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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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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Viewing wildlife, Walking
Description: A 200 acre botanical garden.

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different but worth a drive

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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mims florida
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503 reviews 503 reviews
232 attraction reviews
502 helpful votes 502 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

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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38 attraction reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

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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Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Wonderful park. This garden has it all - hiking trails, camping, lake, streams and mountains. Best of all, it is free. On the weekends there is camping and free fishing for all. Catch and release only. Trail from Information Center to lake has information markers among the vegetation describing the plant and its usefulness. Spend an hour or all day.... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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439 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

You can spend an hour or enjoy a day. Better the longer you're there as there is a lot to see. Easy trails to walk. Some wildlife and tame chickens and ducks. Scenic as you look up at what was created by a volcano. Well tended gardens. I really enjoyed it here.

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San Francisco, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

If you have been to Kauai and awed by the sight of Na Pali coast from the sea with its iconic Ka'a'alahina Ridge, and wondered if you can get any closer. Or if you have driven the 2-hour long Highway 550 to Kalalau Overlook, just to see Ka'a'alahina closer across the Kalalau valley. Now I have discovered that there is... More 

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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109 reviews 109 reviews
38 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Well located off many major roads. We used Kamehameha highway. The entrance is long but many parking lots along the way, go all the way back to the camping areas. Many trails and things to see especially at the visitors center and the trail to the lake. Talk with the people at the visitors center they are very good, then... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Bring food for the ducks at the lake. :-) This place is very pretty and there is so much to see. The walking trails are easy for anyone. Remember to bring bug repellent!

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general
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The location in a flood control plain (not so attractive) on the windward side of Oahu, below the precipitous Ko'olau Mountain, is fantastic. We have previously visited Wiamea Valley on the North Shore, with its canyon and waterfall, and the Koko Crater Botanical Garden in Honolulu with its arid semi-desert climate. Ho'omaluhia on the rainy windward coast provides another. As... More 

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Lake Oswego
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

If you like tropical plants this is the place. The immaculate gardens are run by the county and is free. Take a picnic lunch as there are several shady spots with restrooms and tables nearby. The visitor center is also worthy of a stop. The drive through the park and the trails may take anywhere from one to three hours.... More 

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Molokai
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Recently went here for lunch with my mother in law while she was visiting. We hiked around for around 3-4 hours. There are lots of interesting trees, bushes, plants and flowers to see here from diffferent areas of the world. But.... there are alot of wild pigs here. They seemed to be afraid of us but my mother in law... More 

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