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Halona Blowhole

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Address: Kalanianole Highway, Oahu, HI 96825
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+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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Good quick visit site

You have to catch it at the right time to see a good reaction from the blowhole, but if you have a few minutes to wait, you can usually catch a decent spray.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Hilltash
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La Junta, Colorado
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Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely beautiful place to stop and take some pictures. Gets busier with less parking spots later in the day so go early.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

High winds makes it every more memorable. We were very fortunate. Oahu was experiencing very high winds which made for a great blowhole! There were and oohs and wows from everyone watching. The waves crashing onto the lava rocks made for a great sight.

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Pocatello, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The views here are amazing. We stopped here on our Circle the Island Tour with the PCC. Great picture opportunities here.

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Thank Justin F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we go to this favorite spot each time we visit Hawaii , which is every 4 months. This place has the most beautiful views and some adventurous people even travel down to the actual beach . it looks dangerous and i wouldn't recommend that , but the view from the top is breathtaking . i think this is my favorite... More 

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Oxnard, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For those that are unfamiliar with this free attraction, it is a hole in the ocean-side rock that spouts like a whale when the waves come in from a certain direction. The key here to remember is that the waves MUST come in from the right direction, if not, the blow hole doesn't spout much. Now the view from the... More 

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La Junta, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You have to catch it at the right time to see a good reaction from the blowhole, but if you have a few minutes to wait, you can usually catch a decent spray.

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Thank Hilltash
Venice, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Day two in Hawaii, we stumbled upon this place after "swearing I just saw a whale blow"! As we turned in the parking lot, we saw the sign for "Halona Blowhole Lookout", so we had to get out and check it out! Sure enough, we saw several whales blow and a couple actually breached while we watched!!! We even saw... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed seeing the water come out of the blowhole. It was like seeing a volcano explode (depending on the size of the wave) except with water. It's very near the Lanai Lookout, so you can see it as you drive by.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The blowhole itself is cool when it is going, but this is also a great place to see whales close to shore in January. My wife and I stopped by on our most recent trip to Oahu. The blowhole wasn't doing much when we visited, but we saw two humpbacks just a couple hundred yards offshore, breaching, tail slapping and... More 

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of many scenic turnouts as you drive Rte 72 along Oahu’s east coast, and it is worth stopping to see. However, if you have time and don’t mind scrambling down a few boulders, it is also fun to take a walk down into the cove. The water is a beautiful blue and locals swim there. A good... More 

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