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“Relaxing place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kapiolani Park

Kapiolani Park
3902 Paki Ave., P.O. Box 3059, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis)
808 545 4344
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Ranked #24 of 157 Attractions in Honolulu
Type: Parks, Beaches
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Walking
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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.
Guntersville, Alabama
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“Relaxing place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Waikiki can be quite stressful if you limit yourself to all the bustle of shops and restaurants, but there is an oasis, the Kapiolani Park. Fine trees, peace of mind and the best part of Waikiki Beach. If you have a morning available be sure to visit the Honolulu Zoo is fun for children and adults who enjoy besides the animals, beautiful gardens.

Visited October 2012
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“EXCELLENT!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

We walked in this park just about every night!
You walk down Wakiki beach towards Diamond Head to get to the park.
There's some street people down there(actually in every park) but there's also some police!
When your in this park or on Wakiki beach you'll see a wonderful sunst!

Visited December 2011
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“Convenient”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Very large park close to the zoo and Waikiki beach area. Lots of fun statues and trees. We walked through here to go to the beach, parking was pretty filled up close to the beach, so we had to walk through this park to get there. Lots of activities going on, you can see people playing soccer and enjoying life.

Visited July 2012
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“Awesome Landside Views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Went there to play in a softball tournament and although the softball fields left much to be desired, the views while playing ball was amazing.

Wide open fields with nice shade along the edges. Great views of Diamond Head and surrounding mountains where everyday we saw some spectacular rainbows

Visited November 2012
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“You Have to spend an afternoon at Kapi'olani Park!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

This park is a definition of much of what people think about when they think about Waikiki. Kapi'olani park is at the end of Kalakau'a Ave, past where Montsarrat Ave. goes inland past the Honolulu Zoo. Take the family to the zoo in the mid-morning to afternoon, spend some time playing frisbee or something in the park, then go to the beach around mid afternoon - watch the sun set out in the west. Plenty of places to get water and eat during the day. Just don't overdo the sun! You'll remember this forever!

Visited December 2011
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