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Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens

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Address: 45-680 Luluku Rd, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-1855
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+1 808-233-7323
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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Quiet, relaxing, well maintained

This was our second visit to Hoomaluhia Gardens. It is a nice garden if you don't want to walk a lot. There are small parking areas at various spots so you can visit the garden... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Lynn S
Forestville, Wisconsin
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Forestville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to Hoomaluhia Gardens. It is a nice garden if you don't want to walk a lot. There are small parking areas at various spots so you can visit the garden area and walk as much as you like. You can, of course, park your car at the visitor center and hike through the park as... More 

Thank Lynn S
Kailua, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to take my sons here when they were small. They loved the hikes, the fish in the pond and the ducks! We also learned a lot with the way the vegetation is labeled. Now I take my granddaughters and they, too, love it! Another bonus is the art exhibits at the front of the park. I believe it... More 

Thank jwilhoite
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful botanical garden with views of the Koolau mountains. Has a wide variety of plants. Best thing is admission is free, they have plenty of parking and clean restrooms. Often overlooked as its on the other side of Oahu. Would definitely recommend it to anyone wanting to explore Oahu beyond Waikiki.

Thank Afsha N
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens aren't huge - and it won' take much time to take it all in. But I recommend it mainly for the tranquil ambiance. Sit and relax and just breath in beautiful nature.

Thank Andrea2018
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a few minutes and drove around. Nice plants, trees and views. But I wouldn't go out of my way to visit.

Thank GuinnessMeASAP2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bring mosquito repellant. This is very peaceful, a good place for a picnic. Outdoors each spot has description of the plants and birds. While not large, it is very quiet and a place to leave city noise behind and feel the island. Interesting to learn that many island plants and animals are not indigenous

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We drove over for some peace from frenetic Waikiki, what a great move. This is a lovely spot where we spent over an hour wandering and viewing. Warm welcome from the visitor centre too. We were so taken we drove off to some local shops, bought lunch and drove back to one of the many picnic tables. There is nothing... More 

Thank PMQuestions
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

Take a stroll through the gardens. Be sure to climb up to the observation point -- beautiful view of bay and the mountains.

Thank acedaughter
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

We drove out to the garden because it is a state park supposedly showcasing the flora of Hawaii. We stopped at the first stop and got a map and walked down to the fish pond. The path was well maintained as were the informative signs. We then went to the next stops and we were disappointed, very few informational signs... More 

Thank Marty S
Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

This is worth checking out if you are already in the area. Admission is free. It was muddy when I was there, so we did not make it down to the lake. They do have 3 or 4 feral pigs in the area, which are not very afraid of people. Not being from Hawaii, my kids and I were nervous,... More 

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