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Address: 1 Aloha Tower Dr, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813-4815
Phone Number: 808-544-1453
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Offering stores and restaurants overlooking the harbor.

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Not Much of a Market Anymore

While visiting Honolulu on a cruise, we were told about this market area close to the ship. However, when we walked there it was not a market, it was a university campus. We did... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Art H
Dartmouth, Canada
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Dartmouth, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting Honolulu on a cruise, we were told about this market area close to the ship. However, when we walked there it was not a market, it was a university campus. We did however visit the actual Aloha Tower and took the elevator up to the top where you get a good view out over the harbour. This was... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Built in 1928 the Aloha Tower is probably the most iconic location in the city. There is a 10th floor observation deck that offers spectacular views of the city. It's open every day from 9:30 am to 5 pm

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Long Beach, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Aloha tower and area is undergoing an revitalization. A few restaurants have taken up residence with more shops to come, I hope. Mostly empty refurbished store fronts. A college takes up a lot of space also. Ride to the top of the tower was nice with a good view.

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Kitchener, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

About 10 minutes walk from cruise ship dock pier 2, the Aloha Tower complex has seen better days. The tower building itself, is worth a visit and you can reach the top viewing platforms by antiquated elevator. Worth the effort, but not a lot to see other than the surrounding dock area, the building is fairly well maintained and provided... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

The Aloha Tower is a historical area where it welcomed the many ships that arrived on Oahu during the early 20th century. It is very quiet here nowadays and is not that much for visitors to do as many of the adjoining shops in the marketplace were left vacant. Visitors can take the elevator up to the top level for... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

In Waikiki, it is hard to find the parking, but here, it was OK to park without any delay.The market is almost disappeared and becam university campus. However, there were some restaurants where I really enjoyed sparetime to have slow lunch with my friends. Also I went up aloha tower to look around surroundings. Quite good, no fee.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The historic tower was built near the harbor which used to welcome those visitors coming to Hawaii. The tower looks great but there isn't any other attracted sightseeing spot near around, so there's less and less tourists come here to visit. You can take the elevator to get up the top of the tower to see the beautiful harbor view... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

I had to be in that area and ended up parking for a little less than 4 hours. Sign indicated $3 per hour but the machine charged me $24 ($6 per hour). There was nothing I could do but pay because otherwise the gate will not open. I realize they are not doing great business in the immediate area, but... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Nice to visit the historical tower, iconic. The marketplace is gone except for a couple of restaurants. Too bad cause it is a nice location if you are downtown.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

No longer a shopping center. But beautiful open air mall, and iconic tower. Places to sit and and enjoy shade and breeze. Statues of native Hawaiian hula girls and women. Wonder full restaurant at end with view of water and boats. Near by are dinner cruise boats and two museum boats, and if you look into water there is a... More 

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