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Honolulu Harbor

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Address: Honolulu Waterfront, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813
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Understated place to visit, for those who love harbours.

Took the two young children for a stroll to see the harbour, the boats, the colourful fish in the harbour waters and wonder at the size of the Star of Honolulu and the Spirit of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the two young children for a stroll to see the harbour, the boats, the colourful fish in the harbour waters and wonder at the size of the Star of Honolulu and the Spirit of America as well as other yachts and merchant vessels. They were enthralled. The wreck of the Fall of Clyde ship docked at Pier 8 the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I love going to the harbor, either to eat at one of the restaurants or take a dinner cruise out of it ( I have been on both Star of Honolulu and Majestic) seeing the Aloha Tower reminds me of Hawaii in the 50s

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ontario canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

This is a nice place to stroll by near the cruise terminal. Went for a walk around the Aloha marketplace and stayed for a drink

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Take the bus tour to speed past the skyscrapers into the shopping malls and out to Waikiki beach. You can still see palms, sand and surf between the cracks in the concrete but it is disappearing fast - drowning in designer. The bus takes a circuit past the museum of art, memorials, gardens and embassies as well as the downtown.... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

The Honolulu Harbor! Home of the Falls of Clyde and the Aloha Tower. Visiting Honolulu, Hawaii can take several trips to see much that Oahu has to offer. The Harbor is a favorite tourist destination from Hawaii Five O and Steve Mc Garret!

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 321 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

There are many types of boats here from pleasure craft to dinner cruise vessels, as well as cruise ships, tour boats and the occasional tall ship. The Aloha Tower is prominently in the middle and certainly is something historical.

Thank Allen21096
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

My timeshare overlooks the Honolulu Harbor. I find it busy at times but mostly serene. I love looking at the many different boats and ships that are housed there. You can take a walk and find several restaurants, hotels, and a few stores there. Walk going downtown and you run into the ocean with the beautiful beaches!

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

Love that part of Honolulu as it sets you back a few years. The harbor has done beautiful boats and sailboats all around it. The fact that Gilligan's Island boat left from that place is also a pretty cool and fun fact.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

If you've taken a cruise of the islands the Aloha Tower will be emblazoned in your memory. I like to think of the thousands of dockings and sorties that have come and gone from this harbor, when passenger ship was the only way to get here. The SS Lurline arriving days before the Pearl Harbor attack with reports of Japanese... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

I like boats, ships, the ocean - but there is nothing here. You may be lucky and have a few unique boats in, be careful of the barges people make into looking something other than it is (pirate boat)

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