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Puu Ualakaa State Park

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Address: Round Top Drive, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
Phone Number: 808 587 0300
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Caught in a downpour while marveling at the golden sunset and gorgeous views!

Traveled up, up, up to Puu Ualakaa Park via the Tantalus route, a snaking-back-and-forth drive through a lush forest-y area. Encountered several tourist shuttle vans on the way... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
CCMom123
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Traveled up, up, up to Puu Ualakaa Park via the Tantalus route, a snaking-back-and-forth drive through a lush forest-y area. Encountered several tourist shuttle vans on the way up, which confirmed we must be on our way to a noteworthy place :-) While marveling at the gorgeous views of Honolulu and all the way to Diamond Head in the far... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

i had fun riding my bike up there. great view and theres lots of trails you can hike to. theres also a tree house if you look for it and it has a nice view too. they used to have swing but they took it away..

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Thank Thilina F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took the Tantalus drive up which was relaxing and quiet. Think 180 hairpins covered by old growth trees and gorgeous vegetation with hardly any traffic. The actual park is clean and quiet. I was there midweek and it was basically empty. I didn't picnic or hike here but checked out the overlook. An incredible view of Honolulu and Diamond Head.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited this State Park as part of a private tour. A drive up the mountain, winding roads, but beautiful scenery on the way. Once you get to the top, WOW......spectacular. Great photo opportunity here with this gorgeous overall view. Go and check it out!!

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Thank AliBla
Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were doing the Tantulus/Roundtop Dr. As we were coming down from the Tantulus side we ran into the Puu Ualkaa State Park. Following Oahu Revealed instructions we took the 2 lefts at the intersections and ended at a great viewpoint! Wow! What an overlook! You can see about 1/2 of the island! Go see it! Well worth the drive!

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Georgetown, Texas
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful view of Diamond Head and Waikiki Beach. No cost, but definitely watch your valuables in the car.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a perfect place to come during a hot summer day. It has many trails for the hikers to spend a day. Most of the trails are shady, which makes very pleasant to leisure around.

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Fontana, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a very nice drive to a scenic point. The view was amazing. Great for a panoramic picture. Next time I will go there to see the sunset. It is a short drive from downtown Waikiki. It is worth taking the time to see the island from this vantage point.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Soooooooo beautiful up there. Crazy windy drive. It's a nice view from the park in the day time and at sunset, then in the evening the park is closed, but you can stop at the side of the road and take a couple pictures with your eyes.. and maybe your camera if it's good enough!

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Thank Melissa N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

We got some breath-taking shots up here. You can see for miles, and you get great views of downtown Honolulu, diamond head, and the ocean. I love it.

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