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Puu Ualakaa State Park

Round Top Drive, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
+1 808-587-0300
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Go to Tantalus Lookout, Skip the park trail

Before you get to Tantalus lookout, there will be a spot to pull in for the actual park. There is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wendy H
City sunset glory

Puu Ualakaa means "the hill of the rolling potato," after a legend that a Hawaiian chief awarded a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cynthia N
Honolulu, HI
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  • Average11%
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“tantalus drive” (11 reviews)
“diamond head” (42 reviews)
“picnic area” (5 reviews)
Round Top Drive, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before you get to Tantalus lookout, there will be a spot to pull in for the actual park. There is a trail there, but we hiked it for a few minutes and really didn't see anything as far as signage that was telling us how...More

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Puu Ualakaa means "the hill of the rolling potato," after a legend that a Hawaiian chief awarded a favorite all the land between where he stood to hurl a potato downhill and where the potato stopped rolling. It's a small park, but it overlooks all...More

Thank Cynthia N
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Great look out point with views of Waikiki/Honolulu. Road to get there gets pretty narrow so take your time and watch your speed. Didn't walk the trails, but the view was worth the drive. Special enough to actually propose to a very special girl... NOt...More

1  Thank ronSohana
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is a nice park to get a great view of Honolulu. There is a bathroom here and then you can walk up on a concrete overlook for the nice view point. It is a good area to calibrate and take off if you fly...More

Thank IppyFu
Reviewed 5 September 2017

It is a long drive up Tantalus but the end is worth it. This park has been a tourist standby for decades. Despite the growth of Honolulu and the resisting change in skyline, the view is still spectacular.

Thank Carolyn J
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Not much of a hike at all. It's a look-out point with good views of the city and the beach. Really cool.

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Easy drive and stunning views. Great place for a picnic. Continue on round top drive, it makes a circle!

Thank MagicCityTraveler
Reviewed 2 August 2017

A dear friend was married here and it was exquisite. You will have a view of the city that stretches from Diamond head to the airport and beyond.

Thank momialoha2002
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Beautiful views - a must visit place! Clean restrooms too. Would be a nice place for a picnic. Perfect place for pictures!

Thank tCookiej
Reviewed 10 July 2017

What a view! It's a gorgeous, winding drive with incredible views along the way to get to the official lookout. The Puu Ualakaa State Park lookout itself offers an unsurpassed view of the entire area. The people we met there, other tourists, were very friendly,...More

Thank Margaret F
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