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Kapiolani Park

Address: 3902 Paki Ave., P.O. Box 3059, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis)
Phone Number: 808 545 4344
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Waikiki and Diamond Head Segway Tour
Ranked #82 of 407 Activities in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Walking
Fee: No
Owner description: Many of Hawaii’s alii (royalty) lived in Waikiki and King Kalakaua...
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Activities: Viewing wildlife, Walking
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Owner description: Many of Hawaii’s alii (royalty) lived in Waikiki and King Kalakaua selected a 300-acre track of land at the base of Diamond Head for a public park in 1867. Today, it is a gathering place that thrives with walkers, runners, tennis enthusiasts and picnickers. Grab lunch on Kalakaua Avenue and enjoy it in one of the shaded picnic areas scattered around this colorful park.
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Salem, Ohio
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135 reviews 135 reviews
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My husband and I came across this park as we were walking back from Diamond Head. Were trying to catch a trolley back to our hotel the Hilton Hawaiian Village ( never got one and walked the entire way back to hotel). Anyways, we walked around the park and took some pictures of some beautiful trees. Didn't really spend a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This is a great place to have a family picnic. It is huge and sits right below Diamond Head. It is also a great place to exercise, whether it be walking, jogging, playing tennis, etc.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

When I came upon this park, I was happy to see it because it marked the end of the Honolulu Marathon! The park was a wonderful place to rest, refuel and relax after the rainy race. I loved the views of the ocean and the trees. While thousands of people had converged on this spot, there was ample elbow room... More 

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Illinois City, Illinois
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Great park within walking distance of Waikiki. Spent some quiet time walking around and people watching here one afternoon. It's nice and peaceful, the locals are friendly, struck up a conversation with one such local and got some great tips on other areas to visit while on Oahu, beautiful banyan trees and a pond also, it's close to the Zoo... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Kapi'olani Park is a favorite of locals and visitors alike. If you can stake out some space under a tree, it's a beautiful place to spend a relaxing morning or afternoon. There are also tons of festivals, craft fairs, and special events happening here all year round.The Waikiki Shell amphitheater is here and a stage where there are often hula... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

If you're staying in Waikiki, this park has a much nicer beach than those in the hotel zone. It also has changing rooms and showers, great for maximizing beach time on your last day.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We walked right down the beach from central Waikiki and were glad of the restful shaded area in which to have our picnic lunch. This is a really nice park with plenty to do, or just do nothing. Well worth a trip out.

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is a great park right in the Waikiki area. Kapiolani park sits at the end of Kakakaua Ave right at the foot of Diamond Head Crater. Wonderful view. It has plenty of parking, beach access, band stage, bathrooms a zoo, natatorium, aquarium, & The Waikiki Shell amphitheater. Huge park has plenty of room for picnickers. We were there on... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Great park if you can get parking. Come early. Great to have a big family get together, or just run it out to Diamondhead and back. Small exercise stations, and bathrooms.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Here is a sooooo nice place to go for just taking a walk, being relaxed lying down on the grass, jogging or cycling! ;) You can enjoy huge trees' energy and so great sun shine every day! On Independence Day this year, I bought 2 bicycles one for myself and one for my Hawaiian fiance. And we started cycling to... More 

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