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7491 Kokonani St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

It is easy to visit after being at Hanauma Bay, since it is only a short way down the road. To get here via public bus #22 and get off at the intersection of Kealahou St and the highway. From there it is approximately another...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 14, 2019 via mobile

Went early one morning as soon as it opened. Beautiful garden and all the plumeria was in bloom. Recommend good shoes as the trails are not level with lots of rocks. Bring water. Portapotty.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank 702heidis
Reviewed May 23, 2019

We were lucky enough to visit when everything was in full bloom. Its quite and not crowded. The cacti section was better than Arizona.

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank RobBoston80
Reviewed April 14, 2019

What a treat to walk among cacti, succulents, trees and plants from all over the world!! Madagascar, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Africa, WOW. But I give it only 3 stars. It would have been a 5-star had there been an adequate brochure or signage to explain...More

Date of experience: April 2019
3  Thank darkswede218
Reviewed April 14, 2019

First time to visit. Only truly awesome sights were of the crater, cactus and Plumeria grove. Everything else was humdrum. A nice place to visit just once unless you go for a nice walking workout.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank judogayle
Reviewed April 9, 2019

So this is a free little spot for a hike. Not busy at all, a little hidden. It may not be the best, or most flashy spot but all in all was a nice little hike, had some interesting stuff, and again was free. Good...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Michael S
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

But, it does have some interesting plants and a large plumeria grove that should be gorgeous when in bloom. It is also quite large, but wilder and less sculpted than other gardens on the island.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Armadillo_of_Doom
Reviewed February 15, 2019

This is a Botanical Garden on the backside of th KOKO crater , through a road just pass Sandy Beach . There is an equestrian centre next door but was closed permanently. There is not welcome centre except a security guard with a few booklets...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank 69tiger888
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

We came here about 12 years ago and we thought it was a work in progress but we were wrong, it’s actually in a worse state than 12 years ago Terribly maintained, no facilities, barely any flowers, overgrown and basically a mess I won’t bother...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank goodindiansearch
Reviewed December 25, 2018

Theres a small free parking area that leads to a dirt path. The park is not well maintained, but we enjoyed the walk and seeing the plants and trees. I especially liked the cactus section.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank stevel585_Rochester
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Terry G
October 7, 2018|
Response from WasKCMOnowLiving808 | Reviewed this property |
The bus system on O'ahu is pretty amazing, it covers about the entire island, Koko Crater Botanical has multiple bus routes right around it, so you should be good to go, check their website or app to be sure the times. Enjoy... More
June 26, 2018|
Response from heybrah | Reviewed this property |
For the plumeria, April, May, June. There are other flowering plants in the botanical garden.
March 22, 2017|
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Response from Lynn S | Reviewed this property |
It is free. Just park outside the fence and walk in.