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This is one of Oahu’s offshore islands that can be reached on foot at low tide.
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Oahu, HI 96744
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Reviews (132)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Okay, so it's an island that looks like a Chinaman's Hat and that's about it but it's one of those things you must see whilst here. We got to see it on 2 different days, once when circling the island and again on our day...More

Thank newspapertaxi
Reviewed 1 week ago

All the reviews here mirror our experience. It was an amazing sight. Next time, we will take water shoes so we can actually get to the island. Due to the rocks, I do not think it is walk-able without something on your feet. The associated...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seen this view before and it never seems to amaze me. If you are lucky and can spend the day Kaneohe Bay, then you can rent a Kayak and paddle out to the island. Do wear good water shoes.

Thank parrottdize
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

An amazong spot with a beautiful view once at the top. What grabbed my attention was that you can reach this island via kayak, swimming, or walking if the tide is low enough. We kayaked on our day, but we saw people walk across. I...More

Thank hkalechm
Reviewed 14 March 2017

You can paddle out to the island but it's still nice to look at from the land. It was larger than I was expecting and the mythology behind the island is quite interesting (it is said to be the remains of a giant lizard tail...More

Thank Emma W
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I was so excited to see the famous Chinaman's Hat while on Oahu. It did not disappoint. Such an iconic feature! Now when we see it in the background in movies we can say "We've been there!"

Thank MammaLax
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The chinaman's hat is a cool little island right off the shore of the Northern tip of Oahu. You can kayak out to it, and explore, but otherwise it makes for a nice interest piece while relaxing at the park. We stopped to give our...More

Thank jrobba
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This stop was recommended by a friend who lived on Oahu for a few years. We launched a kayak from the beach and paddled the 1/3 mile across to the island. The climb to the top took about 20 - 25 min each way, but...More

Thank Derik P
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop by and take a couple pictures while on the way to another attraction. We did see some people climbing the mountain which would have been exciting to do.

Thank Andrei I
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

This island has some outstanding views and scenery. This location is good for pictures and scenic views, but there's a ton of place that blow good place away in my opinion.

Thank GuinnessMeASAP2
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