Diamond Head State Monument

Hawai`i's most famous landmark

A large tuff cone which was formed by a short series of explosive eruptions some 100,000 years ago; National Natural Landmark. Picnicing on the crater floor in a landscaped meadow; detachment from the city. Moderate family hike (bring a flashlight) with panoramic view of Honolulu; trail 0.7 mile one-way and with some hazards. Viewpoint of Kahala plain. 475.0 acres

Located off Diamond Head Road Between Makapu`u Avenue and 18th Avenue, Honolulu.
Park gate open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Hawaii State Parks

Diamond Head Lighthouse

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