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Kapiolani Park

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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...more
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3840 Paki Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-4523
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I walked through this park every other day and never tired of it's beauty. It's extremely CLEAN, quiet and peaceful - full of beautiful flowering shrubs, trees and gorgeous birds. Government was very smart to keep this large green space in the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BillplusNancy
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can walk from Kapiolani Park to Waikiki beach in minutes and if you park on the opposite side fo Waikiki Beach Parking is free. However, you will have to walk through the Park in order to get there but it is worth it.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I hung out here with my 7 year old daughter under the banyan trees while my son and husband suited up for a surf lesson at Hans Hedermann. We could’ve stayed for hours. She loved it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CindyS4256
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to stay away from this crazy place but wanted to visit. “Been there-done that”. I don’t think there is a good time to visit. Staying in Ko Olina and loving it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chris B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park is always busy, busy with lots of people doing different things; soccer, archery, running, or just cruising on a picnic. It is very family oriented and great place to take kids. Sometimes there are great craft fairs happening, with incredible pottery, jewelry, etc....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Patty K
Reviewed 8 January 2019

Not busy, just lovely - great area for families as it has everything, shady trees, swimming beach and a barefoot cafe. Close to everything but away from the busy part of Waikiki Beach.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank happysue_10
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

Kapiolani Park has a wide walkway along Waikiki beach, and then along the tree lined street. Makes a nice morning walk. There are also two rock paths/piers onto the water. Beautiful spot to view the sunrise, Waikiki and Diamond Head. Spotted lots of fish as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ArdenW_13
Reviewed 21 December 2018

The Park is spacious and offers room for all kinds of outdoor activities, as well as plenty of shade. There are numerous pathways and there are plenty of parking spaces, if you are driving to get here.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Keith-B-Robinson
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Always a pleasure walking through the park. Palm trees, and multiple bird species. Picnic tables, washrooms, water fountains. It’s all there.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Manya K
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

Not much to see really.whats there to see is the diamond head on the top of the mountain.its a typical park. The good thing is that it is right accross the beach so we started walking back home.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Yuri S
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24 March 2017|
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Response from Debra L | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of places you can ask about schedules of events. But the front desk of your hotel should have some of that information and they usually had booklets about the many different tours, etc.
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15 February 2017|
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Response from Moana033 | Reviewed this property |
You will find a few fish around here but nothing terribly exciting. If it's snorkeling you're after - sign up with a private tour (we used OPT) where local guides take you to the best snorkeling places around the island... More