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Monuments & Statues in Honolulu

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  • Mack2424
    Huntington, WV275 contributions
    we toured the Arizona memorial and it was very humbling to think of all the lives that were lost that day . Very sacred place to visit
    Written 27 February 2024
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  • Dickenson Family
    Kemptville, Canada969 contributions
    Located just off the beach across from the Ugg store, this is a great place to stop and get a photo of the family with a local hero.
    Written 21 December 2023
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  • Usia2014
    Calgary, Canada1,885 contributions
    Our bus (along with several other tour buses that afternoon) stopped here at the end of the city tour. The area was very crowded and the line to take pictures with the King’s statue was incredibly long! So, the plaques that we would have loved to read underneath the statue could not be read because people taking pictures didn’t want others in front of the King! However, back on the bus the guide told us all about the history of the King. Interesting that this statue is a replica and the original is on the Big Island!
    Written 30 April 2023
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  • jdl50cc
    The Cincinnati Region97 contributions
    I have visited a few retired aircraft carriers and battleships, but none come close to the experience I had on the USS Missouri. The visit began with a 35 minute tour and narration by a little Japanese woman who had an immense amount of knowledge about the vessel and its history. I could have listened to her for another hour but, alas, she needed to go back and get another group for its tour. Afterward, the tour is self-led, and I’ve never seen a retired vessel with so much of its interior accessible to visitors. I explored every nook and cranny, read most of the placards and watched all the videos and interviews along the way. (To read everything would probably take 3-4 hours; there’s much information provided.)

    The ship, itself, is an amazing piece of engineering and manufacturing. It’s impossible not to be awed by the scope of what this magnificent machine represents. The fact that it was pulled out of mothballs under the Reagan administration and underwent 8 months of refurbishment and modernization makes the story even more compelling.

    There's a wonderfulness to having the (sunken) USS Arizona lined up nose-to-nose with the USS Missouri: from the tragic beginning to the triumphant end of the U.S. involvement in World War II. I got a lump in my throat. It was among my favorite experiences in Oahu.
    Written 12 February 2024
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  • ITRT
    Virginia38,573 contributions
    The Mausoleum land is one of three places in Hawaii that are sovereign (the others being the Iolani Palace and Pu’ukohola Heiau. Because of this classification, the Hawaiian flag can officially fly without the American flag. When you walk onto the grounds, a sense of peace and calm envelops you. The mausoleum is the final resting place of Hawaiian royalty including King
    King Kamehameha II through King Kamehameha V, and Queen Liliuokalani, the last reigning monarch of the Hawaiian Kingdom. There are two crypts and a chapel on the grounds. It is about 1.5 miles from downtown Honolulu and worth a trip.
    Written 25 June 2022
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  • 50StateVisitor
    Randolph, NJ979 contributions
    Shoreline memorial of the mostly submerged remains of the former battleship USS Utah and its entombed crewmen lying off of Ford Island. Visually noteworthy for those interested in the history of the attack on Pearl Harbor. You’ll need a Military or DOD Civilian ID to access Ford Island.
    Written 12 May 2023
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  • fruitministry
    Atlanta, GA47 contributions
    If you love to shop and are looking for items they don't have at your local mall, get down there and have an amazing time checking out all of the latest designer threads and so much more. Pure eye candy and just remember that the bag you check for your travel should be empty!!!
    Written 13 February 2019
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  • happy4travel
    Northern California1,290 contributions
    Gracious staff, quite unexpectedly seen at the shopping areas. The bronze statue was beautiful. A nice reminder of a wonderful time in place. So unexpected! Please consider to keep this place in good service. Such a magnificent experience not to be missed.
    Written 7 January 2020
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  • Handy S
    15 contributions
    Make sure you don't miss this beautiful statue of Queen Liliuokalani. Loved reading the history on this. She was beautifully adorned with a lot of leis.
    Written 18 September 2018
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  • Usia2014
    Calgary, Canada1,885 contributions
    These two surfers are looking at each other with such admiration. We walked by them each day on the way to the beach. They were adorned with leis people had left on them. It was disappointing that the fountain was not on and that the bottom of the pool was often filled with garbage.
    Written 30 April 2023
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  • Thomas V
    Oakland, CA16,749 contributions
    Gandhi is one of my heroes so I was pleased to find his statue here, although he has little to do with Honolulu. Good art.
    Written 19 June 2019
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  • Thomas V
    Oakland, CA16,749 contributions
    There is a lovely park along the walk in Waikiki at the military installment and this is a suitable monument to fallen heroes,
    Written 18 June 2019
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  • LSUTraveller
    Watson, LA1,856 contributions
    An incredible experience at this memorial. One to be sure to not miss when in town. Great historical visit - and an great opportunity to share it with the next generations.
    Written 31 March 2019
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  • Dickenson Family
    Kemptville, Canada969 contributions
    Statue just off the Beach along the main road. This offers another opportunity to grab a photo of the family. Not as exciting as the Duke statue but still neat local history.
    Written 21 December 2023
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  • lwj
    San Jose, CA6,891 contributions
    Standing near the entrance of Kapiolani Park and facing the ocean is a statue of Queen Kapiolani, wife of King David Kalākaua. The exact address is 2686 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu.
    Queen Kapiolani established the Kapiolani Maternity Home, now the Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children. In 1885, she also opened up the Kapiolani Home for Girls, which was for healthy children whose parents were suffering from leprosy.
    Evidently, she cared a great deal for her people.
    Written 23 July 2019
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