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Honolulu Harbor

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Address: Honolulu Waterfront, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813
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Pearl Harbor and Honolulu City Combination Tour
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Open-Door Helicopter Tour over Oahu
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45-minute Oahu Helicopter Tour: Hidden Oahu

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If you like looking at boats, you'll enjoy a walk here

There are many types of boats here from pleasure craft to dinner cruise vessels, as well as cruise ships, tour boats and the occasional tall ship. The Aloha Tower is prominently... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 April 2016
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

There are many types of boats here from pleasure craft to dinner cruise vessels, as well as cruise ships, tour boats and the occasional tall ship. The Aloha Tower is prominently in the middle and certainly is something historical.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

My timeshare overlooks the Honolulu Harbor. I find it busy at times but mostly serene. I love looking at the many different boats and ships that are housed there. You can take a walk and find several restaurants, hotels, and a few stores there. Walk going downtown and you run into the ocean with the beautiful beaches!

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Love that part of Honolulu as it sets you back a few years. The harbor has done beautiful boats and sailboats all around it. The fact that Gilligan's Island boat left from that place is also a pretty cool and fun fact.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

If you've taken a cruise of the islands the Aloha Tower will be emblazoned in your memory. I like to think of the thousands of dockings and sorties that have come and gone from this harbor, when passenger ship was the only way to get here. The SS Lurline arriving days before the Pearl Harbor attack with reports of Japanese... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

I like boats, ships, the ocean - but there is nothing here. You may be lucky and have a few unique boats in, be careful of the barges people make into looking something other than it is (pirate boat)

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Watched the cruise ships come and go. Visited the Aloha Tower, where you can do some shopping and grab a bite to eat. Clean, lots of places to take a seat to relax. Not much more to do other than that or venturing into downtown.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

I went to Honolulu Harbor to go on the whale-watching cruise. The harbor was pretty & clean. The cruise was fantastic! We saw some whales, although they were pretty far away. The ship was very nice. They have a nice restaurant.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

I've been to Oahu twice and it is always exiting, while being moving to my soul. This Island enriches my soul in every way. In memory of sacrifice and bravery, I will never tire of the sights and lessons of Pearl Harbor.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

One of many harbors around Honolulu, this harbor is mostly industrial with Aloha Tower being its centerpiece. There are a few restaurants there plus lots of Hawai'i Pacific University students, as well as the two cruise lines that ply the waters three times a day, giving tours and insight.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

Some changes there, but lots of boats and ships to see. Aloha Tower shops now dorms and classrooms but tower still there to go up and enjoy the view.

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