Diamond Head - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Diamond Head

A volcanic tuff cone on the Hawaiian island of Oʻahu . And is the most popular Hawaii State Park. Hawaiians call it Lēʻahi (brow of the tuna) in reference to the formation’s ridgeline, which resembles the tuna fish’s dorsal fin. It offers stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and Honolulu that you can hike to via a trail that takes you to the edge of the 300,000-year old crater.

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Attractions Near Diamond Head

Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design

The Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design is housed in the former home of Doris Duke near Diamond Head just outside Honolulu. It is now owned and operated as a public museum of the arts and cultures of the Islamic world by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art

Kapiʻolani Regional Park

Kapiʻolani Regional Park

1.42km from Diamond Head

This is the largest and second-oldest public park in Hawaii, located in Honolulu. This 300-acre park is named after Queen Kapiʻolani, the queen consort of King David Kalākaua. The park was the first Hawaiian public space.

Honolulu Zoo

Honolulu Zoo

1.9km from Diamond Head

It is the only zoo in the United States to be established by grants made by a sovereign monarch which was built on part of the 300-acre and features over 1,230 animals in specially designed habitats.

Hawaii Army Museum Society

Hawaii Army Museum Society

3.4km from Diamond Head

A huge museum that was located inside former coastal artillery "Battery Randolph". The museum's collection contains some World War II armor pieces, an AH-1 Cobra helicopter, and small arms indoors, as well as the battery itself. The battery's main guns were scrapped prior to the inception of the museum. The museum also includes a "Gallery of Heroes" honoring recipients of the Medal of Honor and the Distinguished Service Cross.

Magic Island

Magic Island

4.88km from Diamond Head

A small manmade peninsula, which was adjacent to Ala Moana Beach Park. The park on Magic Island is a popular spot where people gather for picnics, frisbee, socializing, and an occasional festival or drama performances.

Honolulu Museum of Art

Honolulu Museum of Art

6.42km from Diamond Head

An art museum located in Honolulu, Hawaii. The museum is the largest of its kind in the state and was founded in 1922 by Anna Rice Cooke. The museum has one of the largest single collections of Asian and Pan-Pacific art in the United States,

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Honolulu County

Honolulu County

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A consolidated city-county in the US. About 70% of the state's population lives in Honolulu County. This county is blessed with several beautiful places and so many beautiful water bodies also.

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