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Kapiolani Park

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Neighborhood: Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
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Address: 3840 Paki Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-4525
Phone Number:
+1 808-545-4344
Today
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Many of Hawaii’s alii (royalty) lived in Waikiki and King Kalakaua selected...

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.

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This is where you go to relax if you are staying in downtown Waikiki. It is a big beautiful park that begins the suburb of Honolulu. There is a small aquarium.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is where you go to relax if you are staying in downtown Waikiki. It is a big beautiful park that begins the suburb of Honolulu. There is a small aquarium.

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Prince George, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked through in December 2013 on a nice sunny day. Mostly green space with trees, some flowers, and some picnic tables. Named in honour of Hawaiian queen. Located near the zoo and Kuhio beach. Suitable for a stroll, picnic, for kids to run around, etc. I think I heard they have live music sometimes here too.

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

It's really quite lovely, and the scenery is quite pretty. My kids enjoyed it, and I would certainly recommend a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Walk a little further - past the zoo and it becomes much quieter and very peaceful. All the way to the aquarium is lovely.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Great pictures of the banyan tree, the zoo is right there and so if the bus stop. Starbucks and good eats right across the street.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

The perimeter is a favorite for joggers and walkers. Jogging around the park is about 1.77 miles; around the zoo is about 1.2 miles; and around the perimeter of the kapiolani park-zoo is about 2.16 miles. Lots of water fountains and toilets available. The tennis courts (4 courts) looks like it was recently renovated. Lots of visitors take formal pictures... More 

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Enid, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

I have visited this park several times and I love this park. The last time though I noticed there were more homeless people living around it than before. Beautiful place for families to enjoy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

This park is used for a myriad of local groups: yoga, soccer, rugby etc. They also have two separate sets of tennis courts. It is minutes from the beach and great for a peaceful walk. They have beautiful trees including some banyans.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

Nice beach, nice park, great Saturday farmers market with local music. Well worth a visit - even if you are staying at the other end of Waikiki.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

I had read about a Beach Sunset Yoga and looked it up when I got there. They meet up at Kapiolani Park which is right off the water. They also do Sunrise Yoga for early birds. Awesome!

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