Diamond Head State Monument, Honolulu

4.7
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One of the first natural landmarks you see as you arrive in Honolulu, Diamond Head State Monument offers several vantage points with views of the entire island. Formed by volcanic eruptions more than 150,000 years ago, this tuff cone covers 141 hectares (350 acres). A well-beaten path leads partway to the top. Lengthy metal and concrete staircases make it easier to traverse the steepest sections, and the very narrow tunnels are illuminated. Climb to the summit if you feel fit, or enjoy the views from the lookouts along the way. Wear comfortable hiking shoes, and bring plenty of water and a snack. Add Diamond Head State Monument and other attractions to your Honolulu trip itinerary using our Honolulu trip planner .
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  • Tough as a hill run, great as a hike, and the view is incredible. Don't forget to bring $1 to pay the entrance fee and start early, it can get HOT.  more »
  • Diamand head is a easy walk with spectacular views. It is to do for all kind of people. Just consider at the end that there are a lot of steps to do. But once you did these...the view is breathtaking....  more »
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  • Great hike. Beautiful views. Don't forget to get a pineapple smoothie after you are done.
  • I can't image that able be reach on the top of the hill
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