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Kapiolani Park

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Neighbourhood: Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
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Address: 3840 Paki Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-4523
Phone Number:
+1 808-545-4344
08:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

Many of Hawaii’s alii (royalty) lived in Waikiki and King Kalakaua selected...

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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Accessible park on the Daiamond head side, in Waikiki.

This park is a beach park. accessible with available parking, which is a real plus. We had a great uncrowded day here,

Reviewed 5 days ago
judith l
Westminster, Colorado
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Westminster, Colorado
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This park is a beach park. accessible with available parking, which is a real plus. We had a great uncrowded day here,

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fortunate to attend the LEI Day celebration on May first. Royal Hawaiian band was performing in the covered pavilion. 4 hours of entertainment with 100's of Hula girls Queen and her court. Many displays , food, arts and craft. Overall great area, check the schedule when you arrive so not to miss some Free entertainment and Local flare.

Thank Teddy W
San Jose, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my favorite beach park in Waikiki for a number of reasons. One big reason is the very nice grass and trees that provide shade when it's hot outside. Bring a couple of chairs and sit on the grass under a nice shade tree and you can be very comfortable even on a hot day. The sand is not... More 

Thank Andrew G
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed this park very screen every and calming to the spirit. Its see and walk around. It's a must for park lovers.

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Traralgon, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went out early this morning and spent some time walking through this lovely relaxing park near the ocean. Great expanses of well maintained lawns and magnificent shady trees. Even early in the morning there were a big group of people having some sort of meeting under the trees. Lovely place to walk and gaze at the ocean and watch the... More 

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Waimea, Hawaii
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My kids have played numerous soccer tournaments here. The fields are always well maintained and drain well after heavy rain. Parking flows smoothly; you may not be able to park exactly at your desired field, but there are always stalls nearby.

Thank troybrost
Grande Prairie
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Been there done that many times. Love this great park with so much to see and do. It is a short walk from the beach.

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Lots of shade, some surfing and swimming. Lots of room here and many trees that you can just sit under and people watch or go for a swim. A very relaxing day can be had at this park and you are just steps away from about anything you would want.

Thank Euroboyz
Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

i go there when i am in hawaii each sunday at 2pm to Watch the royal hawaiian band who perfomr for one hour. It is a beautiful performance. sometime, they have also activities like the first of May for the Lei day, other sunday for the art exposition, you have to Watch the news were you are there.

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Peaceful and quiet escape from the busyness of Waikiki. check it out for a morning stroll or a nice work out session. A quick jog around the park will keep you in shape but also build an appetite. Lots of activities during the day too if you enjoy people watching.

Thank Shawn Y

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