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Address: Kalanianole Highway, Oahu, HI 96825
Phone Number: +1 808-464-0840
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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This is an intriguing geographical spot where the ocean has undercut the...

This is an intriguing geographical spot where the ocean has undercut the lava and drilled a hole through to the top.

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Convenient stop on your way around the island.

Pulled off the roadway to stop and look at Halona Blowhole. Was able to see it shoot water 15-20 feet into the air within 10 minutes of arriving. It was quite windy while we were... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Portland, Oregon
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The blowhole doesn't produce a huge sprout, but the lookout has some amazing views of the nearby beaches.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pulled off the roadway to stop and look at Halona Blowhole. Was able to see it shoot water 15-20 feet into the air within 10 minutes of arriving. It was quite windy while we were there. Also has beautiful ocean views.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some locals (old friends) took us on a whirlwind tour of Oahu's windward coast on a sunny Tuesday afternoon in October 2016, and one of the early stops was to see the Halona Blowhole in action. Parking was plentiful with easy in & out. Very scenic volcanic rock coastline, and an intriguing feature in the Blowhole. But on the day... More 

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Yarmouth, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

This site offers something different, but you may have to elbow your way up to the fence for a view. Stick to the far left or far right -- or do both if it's not busy -- so you can clearly see the geyser-like action of the waves pushing water up through the blowhole. A good place to stretch your... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

I am unsure what to think of this. It wasn't nearly as big as I expected but worth it to see if in the area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Most travelers will be staying in Waikiki and so if you're looking to see the east side of the island chances are you'd be driving past the blowhole. Take a moment and take in the view. Even without the blowhole the views are great. And if you time your visit well (people say high tide, high wind, high swells are... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

We visited this area twice. The first time the blowhole had lots of action - shot water way into the air. Second time we went - nothing. If I hadn't seen it the day before, I would have walked away wondering what the big deal is. Nature never promises to deliver.

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Lombard, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

This spot is very nice. I found parking easily and got to see the blow. Also the beach is pretty cool although the walk down is a little tough. It's a very beautiful park of the island.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

The Halona Blowhole is definitely worth a quick stop on your way around the island. There are some rocky steps that lead down to a secluded beach that have great picture opportunities given the cliffs and clear ocean are in close proximity. The blowhole is pretty neat but you'll have to enjoy the scenery for a bit to wait for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

when you are on a tour you cannot time your visit so i guess we arrived at low tide as we did not get a single spurt while we were there. It is however a lovely coast along here and the views are super so it was not a wasted visit - if passing definitely worth a stop and look

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