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Puu Ualakaa State Park

Round Top Drive, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
+1 808-587-0300
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Scenic views , great hiking trails in this park

This state park is situated at about 1000 ft elevation so it’s a bit cooler up there. There are... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Ciahasher
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Houston, Texas
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This is the state park where the Tantalus lookout is located.

This park has its own trails but nearly everyone seeks out one part of the park where the Tantalus... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
finesilver
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denver
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  • Average11%
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“tantalus drive” (11 reviews)
“diamond head” (45 reviews)
“winding road” (5 reviews)
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Round Top Drive, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This state park is situated at about 1000 ft elevation so it’s a bit cooler up there. There are some fantastic views of downtown Honolulu , waikiki, and diamond head from the winding road that takes you there. It’s mostly frequented by locals as you...More

Thank Ciahasher
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

This park has its own trails but nearly everyone seeks out one part of the park where the Tantalus over look is located. That view is great both of the Diamond Head area as well as all of downtown and Waikiki and beyond. I loved...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

So happy we made time to find this lookout. This is so much more beautiful in person than any picture we've seen.

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

The ride to the park offers spectacular views on the way to the park and that was worth the trip in itself. We went after having explored a lot of Honolulu and Waikiki and when we arrived at the lookout had fun locating areas we...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Our Uber driver took us to this Park without letting us know ahead of time, what we were in for. How AMAZING to see Honolulu from above! The place gets crowded - as expected - but is definitely worth the drive. Being so high up...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

This place may be a hidden attraction as it's small and relatively empty. However, it may offer the best views of Oahu. From here, you can get a full view of Diamond Head and Waikiki. Getting here isn't difficult but the road is steep and...More

Thank Leo F
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

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
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

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
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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

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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

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