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Hawaii Nature Center

Address: 2131 Makiki Heights Drive, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96822
Phone Number: (808) 955-0100
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Ranked #105 of 124 Attractions in Honolulu
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Hiking Trails, Outdoors
Owner description: An educational center for children in the Makiki Valley.
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Hiking Trails, Outdoors
Owner description: An educational center for children in the Makiki Valley.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

A nice 2-1/2 mile hike with parking below the Hawaii nature Center. Be prepared for over 800 feet of climb in the first 3/4 of a mile. This is not a wide, well-groomed trail but a real experience of the Hawaii trails. Beautiful views worth the extra effort it takes to climb what the locals refer to as "Hogsback". Bring... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2010 via mobile

Grand-daughter attends Summer camp program for two years. Has been both very educational and loads of fun. We hike as a family . . . Was do-able even with 22 month old in back pack carrier! If you enjoy the beauty and excitement of Hawaii's nature and aina ... this is the place to explore.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2009

We took a 2.5 mile loop hike through the Makiki valley starting at the Nature Center, and it was challenging but beautiful. A great place to get away from the city, although come prepared for rain. It can be sunny in the city and pouring back in the valley. You can begin several hikes here ranging from one mile to... More 

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Honolulu
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2008

This is one my favorite places to take my kids. The hiking trails are not too difficult. There's a small stream. It's a wonderful bit of nature, just minutes from the city.

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