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Kapiolani Park

3840 Paki Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-4523
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Honolulu Segway Tour: Kapiolani Park, Makalei Beach Park and Queen’s Surf Beach
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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 picnickers. Grab lunch on Kalakaua Avenue and enjoy it in one of the shaded picnic areas scattered around this colorful park.
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  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“honolulu zoo” (33 reviews)
“diamond head” (59 reviews)
“art shows” (6 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
3840 Paki Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-4523
Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kapiolani Park is a multifaceted spot looking out to the ocean: bring a picnic, take a stroll, enjoy one of the many goings on from concerts to art fairs. You'll enjoy the tranquility of this beautiful green park. There is metered parking all along the...More

Thank marklaura2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This huge park between the ocean and Diamond Head, has so many features. Popular for family picnics and community sports teams, it also is beloved by wedding photographers. The park includes the zoo and The Shell concert hall, but also offers a nice place to...More

Thank Kimberley42
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We walked along past the Waikiki beach to this park, and we were glad we did. The park itself is right next to the beach but the activities we saw as we walked along included people sunbathing/ lying on the grass, others reading, doing physical...More

Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Great place to picnic and go to the beach. beautiful views and food available at L&L Hawaiian Barbque, if you did not bring picnic lunch. Really good food! All locals eat here if they do not bring their own food

Thank dlsjameson
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is a big park, nice to look at but the actual playing surface it pretty uneven, lots of potholes for the players to trip over!! But there are big beautiful trees and it is a good area for runners/walkers near Waikiki.

Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Considering the land value it is good to see a parkland of this size still exists. Plenty of open spaces with native birds and trees. The Diamond Head backdrop is special and there is always something happening - yoga classes or festival displays or the...More

Thank Llewellyn53
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This place is wonderful, a nice place for a picnic. As well as a wonderful place to watch the sun set.

Thank Barbara J
Reviewed 18 September 2017

you may have a picknick there; place where may people meet, practise yoga, play some music; restrooms and drinking water available; friendly and safe.

Thank AlexaKPL
Reviewed 13 September 2017

this is a heavenly piece of aloha. great park to do your daily walk yoga tennis hang out. there are public restrooms and water fountains all around. you can see the local playing baseball having picnics running or go to the bandstand for free concerts....More

Thank Cynthia L
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Beautiful park with great shade trees in the shadow of Diamond Head. Hosts lots of festivals, including a great ukulele festival in July. Love to sit on a bench here and look at the ocean!

Thank lvb5th
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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.
Yolanda R
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