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Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens

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Address: 45-680 Luluku Rd, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-1855
Phone Number: 808-233-7323
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

A 200 acre botanical garden.

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Local point of view. Not to be missed! Impressive every time we visit.

Each time I visit family on Oahu I make a point to visit Ho'omaluhia. The Koolau mountain range is unrivaled in its beauty especially after a rain when the many waterfalls are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Each time I visit family on Oahu I make a point to visit Ho'omaluhia. The Koolau mountain range is unrivaled in its beauty especially after a rain when the many waterfalls are running. This garden is more like a park with an amazing number of mature palms, plants and flowering exotic trees. If you love photography you might want to... More 

Thank Lauren H
Kailua, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a large park like area. There are places for people to camp out with permission. It opens at 9 and is free. There is a visitor center with restrooms. From there you can walk a short distance to the lake and view all of the beautiful flowers and trees. The lake is nice and there are lots of... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So close to Honolulu but feels like a tropical oasis. Hiking trails, camping, art galley, lake, visitor center ...andall the beautiful tropical plants, flowers and trees...be sure and take your camera. Even when the gates close at 4 pm, people can walk in ...

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Kaneohe, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked to the lake with trail markings of a red fish, it leads you to the lake. Once there you will enjoy the beautiful varieties of ducks and bright orange fish in the lake. This whole place encourages pure relaxation and a true appreciation for nature. It's a relaxing hike. I plan to go there again. Coming home refreshed... More 

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Berkeley, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We walked and drove throughout this park. Unfortunately the plants are not marked very well so we didn't know what we are looking at. It turns out that many people camp in this park and we felt a little uncomfortable walking through people's campgrounds to look at the plants. There is a visitor center, but not much seemed to be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Located In one of Oahus lushest areas, this beautiful botanical garden has plant life from Africa to Argentina backdropped by the beautiful Koolau mountains. Well maintained grassy areas everywhere. A beautiful pond stocked w little fishes to catch. Camping is available and recommended. It does rain in this area so plan accordingly, not that a little Hawaiian rain ever hurt... More 

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Kaneohe, HI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I haven't visited enough botanical gardens to compare this to another, but it is certainly beautiful, peaceful and extensive. The varieties of plant life and the lovely lake are nice to behold

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Most of flowers to be seen are at the visitors center on path to the lake. A drive through this gardens will not yield many flowers. plenty of picnic tables. hiking trails are not marked.

Thank DLfromATL
West Jordan, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Get away from the noise of the city and the hot sun of the beach and spend a day here. See beautiful scenery by driving the park and hiking the gardens. Bring a picnic lunch. Overnight camping is even available. Be prepared to see some wildlife! We saw wild boars and mongoose.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

We hiked around the park today (Saturday) for about an hour. Picnic tables and campgrounds scattered throughout. This would make a great spot for a family picnic, wedding, fishing, etc. Beauty abounds. Bring sunscreen, bug repellant, water and good hiking shoes. We were surprised by the number of hills and muddy spots. Parking filled up fast but available. Stop by... More 

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