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Hawaiian Foodie Tour
"After meeting at a central Waikiki Beach location you'll receive your bike helmet safety gear water and snacks. Great for the entire family you'll be able to taste your way through Hawaii while sightseeing through local neighborhoods. Begin a bike ride to visit local diners cafes and restaurants featuring local and Hawaiian cuisine. Stop at 10 to 16 local eats in the Diamond Head Kapahulu and Kaimuki neighborhoods and you'll try various meats
From $99.00
Waikiki City Views and Brews Bar Hop Walking Tour
"Your Waikiki walking tour will begin with sampling at a fun Waikiki market where you’ll get to taste that famous Hawaiian raw fish delicacy known as poke. You’ll learn a little bit about how poke is made and how much of a local staple this dish has become. Next we’ll kick off the night right with a killer cocktail at the top vi in perfect view of the Waikiki strip and classic Hawaiian nightlife. Add to all that a gorgeous backdrop of the mountains the ocean and the Diamond Head peak. After our first stop we’ll about-face toward Honolulu and invade the interior
From $91.00
Oahu Grand Circle Island Tour
"HIGHLIGHTS: An experienced tour driver will provide a complete overview of all the scenic points that the “Heart of Hawaii” has to offer. Some of the featured sites include: (*Denotes a stop) Diamond Head Hawaii’s most recognized lan cascading water features and more North Shore Surfing Beaches The surfing mecca that attracts surfers from around the world for the massive winger waves and Hollywood for the 7 miles of picturesque beaches Dole Plantation* Visit Hawaii’ see pineapples from all over the world and try the delicious Dole Whip soft serve ice cream """"Let us show you the wonders and beauty that makes Oahu the “Heart of Hawaii”. This complete full day tour is the perfect way to experience Oahu’s most scenic sights unique culture and rich history. From Diamond Head Crater along the southern coast to the famous surfing beaches of the North Shore you’ll take in a landscape that includes lush mountains and sparkling
From $92.00

Diamond Head Tips (36)

Breath taking views

Probably the most famous landmark in Hawaii is Diamond Head, a 1.2 km wide tuff ring near the southeast end of the Island of Oahu. Early sailors mistakenly thought glistening calcite crystals inside...
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Sep 19, 2004

Climbing Diamond Head

Ah well, having put on appropriate hiking gear, jeans and trainers, it was time to try and kill myself by climbing the hill.......A strenuous climb for one so unfit, I noted the distinct lack of...
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Feb 22, 2004

Diamond Head Crater Hike

Diamond Head State Monument is a tuff cone formed by subterranean explosions thousands of years ago. Long ago, Hawaiians used the summit for human sacrifices. In 1908 the United States built the trail...
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Aug 23, 2003

Diamond Head

It's a great view from the top.Diamond head is a natural wonder, which used to be a volcano now that it has been dormant for 150,000 years. It's great to take a tour there. It will only take a day to...
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Jul 24, 2003

Diamond Head

Diamond Head is the dead volcano crater in the background of any Waikiki postcard. It took me some days to find out it was possible to get up there and catch a glimpse of half the island of Oahu....
Jul 20, 2003

Diamondhead Volcano

Its pretty much just a big pit but it offers a great view from the top.I've forgotten what the average time is to hike to the top, but if you're pissed off at your brother, you'll hike up it REALLY...
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Oct 02, 2002

Climbing Diamond Head<br/>This is...

Climbing Diamond HeadThis is about a 2 hour walk, that anyone can do, and It's well worth it. Make sure you get the bus that takes you to the foot of the mountain.ShoppingSurfingWhat is unique about...
Aug 26, 2002

Diamond Head

Diamond Head is unique for it's geology,natural landscape,military history and scenic views. It was declared a National Natural Landmark in 1968.Today, more than a million people visit the crater each...
Aug 25, 2002

You should go to the top of...

You should go to the top of Diamond Head! It's one of the best places you can go in the island for pictures. Advice.. don't stop at the fence (you will see it when you get there...) go on to the next...
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Aug 24, 2002

Take your time

This is a tough climb so be prepared. But the views are really nice and well worth it. The path is rough so bring sturdy shoes.
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Oct 22, 2005

View from Diamond Head

The climb to the top of Diamond Head was well worth the effort... the view of Honolulu from up there was magnificent.
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Jun 26, 2003

Diamond Head

The famous Waikiki landmark recognized around the world. Called Mt. Leahi in Hawaiian, it was nicknamed Diamond Head when early explorers found olivine crystals here and mistook them for diamonds. ...
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Sep 07, 2002
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2863 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, Hawaii, 96815, United States
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150 Kapahula Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96815, United States
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2947 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96815, United States
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201 Ohua Avenue, (formerly ResortQuest at the Waikiki Banyan), Honolulu, Hawaii, 96815
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Things to Do Near Diamond Head

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Kapiolani Park

Kapi'olani Park Beach is part of the 100-acre Kapi'olani Regional Park which was dedicated in 1877 by King Kalakaua in honor of his Queen Kapi'olani. It is very relaxing just walking, or seating there
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The Honolulu zoo was cute . It is not a free zoo , so be prepared to cough up that money. But why not , its going to the zoo to help rebuild, preserve, and feed the animals. The zoo is actually pretty...
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Royal Hawaiian

The Royal Hawaiian is one of the most obscenely expensive hotels on Waikiki. And it is pink. A pink palace. Gross. Rooms start around $400 a night and only go up from there.... $400 for a bed... in a...
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Waikiki Beach

Despite its size, Honolulu’s accommodations are geographically limited. Practically all the lodging is in the Waikiki area which can turn into a blessing for some but a nightmare for others. Even...
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Ft DeRussy

Fort DeRussy is the least fortified active Army fort that I have ever seen. It was built as an Army reservation in 1915 to protect Honolulu and Pearl Harbor in what was then the US territory of...
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Paradise Cove Luau

So, our first time in Hawaii, you gotta do a luau! I hear they can be pretty pricey! Fortunately for us, we happen to join a huge group in Waikiki for a conference and I think the price was pretty...
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Getting to Diamond Head


Scenic; Hiking Trail


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