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LAND ADVENTURES & TOURS
(See also Sports & Recreation)

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ALOHA AINA ECO-TOURS
119 Laimi Road
Honolulu, HI 96817
(Island of Oahu)
Tel. (808) 595-6651
Aloha Aina ("love of the land") Eco-tours offers hiking, backpacking, camping, bird watching and kayaking tours. We also offer outdoor/nature film planning and coordination. Japanese-speaking guides, coordinators, and translators on staff.

ALPHA LIMOUSINE SERVICE, INC.
1441 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 2018
Honolulu, HI 96814
(Honolulu / Ala Moana Area)
Tel. (808) 955-8898
Offering a wide selection of affordable private limousine tours by a professionally trained team of English, Japanese, Spanish, Korean and Portuguese speaking drivers. Up to eight people maximum per limousine.

BATTLESHIP MISSOURI MEMORIAL
(WALKING TOURS)
Foxtrot-5 Pier / Ford Island
Pearl Harbor, HI 96818
(Honolulu / West Honolulu Area)
Tel. (808) 973-2494 or 1-877-644-4896
Self-guided and guided tours of the world's most famous battleship. Best known for being the site where General Douglas MacArthur and the Allied Forces ended World War II by accepting Japan's unconditional surrender in Tokyo Bay on September 2, 1945. Because Ford Island is a naval facility, and access is restricted, all tours begin and end shoreside at the USS Bowfin Memorial. The Memorial is open daily. Admission charge.

BERLIN WALL FREEDOM MONUMENT
(WALKING TOURS)
Honolulu Community College
874 Dillingham Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96817
(Honolulu / West Honolulu Area)
A three ton section of the infamous Berlin Wall, symbol of the Cold War. One of only a dozen or so given as monuments throughout the world. The Wall's full story is told in a nearby educational exhibit.

BYODO-IN TEMPLE
(WALKING TOURS)
47-200 Kahekili Highway
Kaneohe, HI 96744
(Windward Oahu)
Tel. (808) 239-9844
Replica of a 900 year old Buddhist temple at Uji, Japan. Gardens and fish pond. Admission charge.

THE CLEAN AIR TEAM TOURS
(WALKING TOURS)
2440 Campus Road, #480
Honolulu, HI 96822
(Honolulu / Downtown & Waikiki Areas)
Tel. (808) 948-3299
Weekend walking tours of historic Hawaiian places in Honolulu and Waikiki. Small fee. Call for schedule.

CHINATOWN CULINARY WALKING TOUR
Date: Second Saturday of each month.
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Place: Meet at Louis Pohl Gallery, 1111 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu (Chinatown)
Visit food courts, noodle houses and factories, specialty meat markets, dim sum parlors, manapua shops, preserved seed centers, tea stands, restaurants, Hong Kong cafes, bakeries, and refreshment stalls with food writer Anthony Chang from the Chinese Chamber of Commerce. Limited to 16 registrants. $20 Fee (includes light dim sum brunch). Call: (808) 521-1812.

DOLE & HELEMANO PLANTATIONS
(WALKING TOURS)
64-1510 Kamehameha Highway
Wahiawa, HI 96786
(Central Oahu)
Tel. Dole: (808) 621-8408; Helemano:(808) 622-3929
Dole Plantation - varieties of pineapples grown worldwide. Maze, train tour. Free admission.
Helemano Plantation - people caring for people. Free admission.


FRED OHRT WATER MUSEUM
(WALKING TOURS)
Kalihi Pumping Station
Honolulu, HI 96819
(Honolulu / West Honolulu Area)
Tel. (808) 748-5041
An active water pumping station, where you can learn all about island water resources, conservation, future water pumping, and the history of water on Oahu. Free one hour guided tours by appointment only to groups of 15 or more. Call for reservations.

HAWAII BICYCLING LEAGUE
P. O. Box 4403
Honolulu, HI 96812
(Honolulu / Downtown Area)
Tel. (808) 735-5756
Free weekend rides open to all. Riders must wear helmets and bring water bottles. Call for starting points and schedule.

HAWAII NATURE CENTER
(HIKING TOURS)
2131 Makiki Heights Drive
Honolulu, HI 96822
(Honolulu / Makiki Area)
Tel. (808) 955-0100
Hands-on outdoor adventures for children and adults. Three and six hour guided wilderness hikes. Inexpensive trail guide publications that identify native plants along the way.

HAWAII STATE CAPITOL
(WALKING TOURS)
415 South Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI 96713
(Honolulu / Downtown Area)
Tel. (808) 586-0178
A unique piece of architecture reflecting Hawaii's culture. Free tours.

HAWAII TEMPLE
(WALKING TOURS)
55-645 Naniloa Loop
Laie, HI 96762
(Windward Oahu)
Tel. (808) 293-9297
The "Taj Mahal" of the Pacific: an impressive Mormon temple constructed in 1919.

HAWAIIAN RAILWAY SOCIETY
91-1001 Renton Road
Ewa, HI 96706
(Honolulu / West Honolulu Area)
Tel. (808) 681-5461
Free museum of authentic Hawaiian railroad equipment and artifacts. Thirteen mile train rides on Sundays - charge for rides.

HAWAIIAN TRAIL AND MOUNTAIN CLUB, INC.
P. O. Box 2238
Honolulu, HI 96804
(Honolulu / Downtown Area)
Tel. (808) 674-1459 / (808) 377-5442 / (808) 596-4864
Group hikes on Oahu every weekend. Call for schedule and rates.

IOLANI PALACE STATE MONUMENT
(WALKING TOURS)
364 South King Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
(Honolulu / Downtown Area)
Tel. (808) 522-0832
Guided tours of the only palace in the United States. Call for schedule, fees, and reservation.

KAPIOLANI COMMUNITY COLLEGE
(WALKING TOURS)
4303 Diamond Head Road
Honolulu, HI 96816
(Honolulu / Kapahulu Area)
Tel. (808) 734-9346
Walking tours of historic Oahu communities. Call for information on schedule and fees.

KO OLINA LAGOONS
(SELF-GUIDED WALKING TOURS)
Ko Olina Resort, Kapolei
(Leeward Oahu)
Oahu's most picturesque lagoons. Great snorkeling and swimming. Shoreline walkway.

LION COFFEE
(WALKING TOURS)
1555 Kalani Street
Honolulu, HI 96817
(Honolulu / Kapalama Area)
Tel. (808) 843-4200
Free factory guided tours and coffee tasting. Reservation required.

MAUKA MAKAI EXCURSIONS
350 Ward Avenue, Room 106
Honolulu, HI 96814
(Island of Oahu)
Tel. (808) 255-2206
Half and full day cultural eco tours to wahi pana sites (legendary places / sacred sites). Using archaeological sites as visual props, and through moolelo (story telling), they bring the culture and history of Hawaii alive. Proud recipient of the 2000 "Keep It Hawaii" Kahili Award. 2002 Travel Holiday Magazine award winner.

MISSION HOUSES MUSEUM
553 South King Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
(Honolulu / Downtown Area)
Tel. (808) 531-0481
The 1820 headquarters of American Protestant missionaries. Three restored and furnished historic houses with 19th-century artifacts, and a working replica of a Ramage printing press. Activities include visitor center, guided tours, exhibits, printing demonstrations, craft fairs. Admission charge.

NATURE CONSERVANCY OF HAWAII
923 Nuuanu Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96817
(Island of Oahu)
Tel. (808) 537-4508
The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii, a non-profit organization, has several preserves on Oahu including the Honouliuli Preserve. The Conservancy's mission is to protect the finest remaining examples of native plants, animals and natural communities in Hawaii by protecting the places they need to survive. Call for information on hikes, volunteer work trips, and memberships, or visit their site.

POLYNESIAN ADVENTURE TOURS
(MINI COACH & MOTOR COACH TOURS)
1049 Kikowaena Place
Honolulu, HI 96819
(Islands of Oahu, Kauai, Maui, Hawaii)
Tel. (800) 622-3011 Oahu 833-3000, Kauai 246-0122, Maui 877-4242,
Big Island of Hawaii 329-8008
In Hawaii, Polynesian Adventure Tours is synonymous with quality, with an outstanding reputation for service and reliability. As one of Hawaii's foremost tour companies, they feature the finest professionally narrated ground and one-day tours on Oahu, Maui, Hawaii and Kauai Islands. For groups, they offer skilled and prompt assistance with designing your own custom tours.

PUNCHBOWL
(WALKING TOURS)
2177 Puowaina Drive
Honolulu, HI 96813
(Honolulu / Downtown Area)
Tel. (808) 532-3720
Site of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Overlook of Waikiki and Diamond Head. Free admission.

SHANGRI LA TOURS
Visitor Services Coordinator
Honolulu Academy of Arts
900 South Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI 96814
(Honolulu / Downtown Area )
Tel. (808) 532-3853
Tours of Shangri La, the Honolulu estate of the reclusive tobacco heiress Doris Duke. The 4.9 acre ocean front property east of Diamond Head was completed in 1938 at a cost of $1.4 million. Today the 14,000 square foot residence houses 3,500 works of Islamic, Modern and Spanish Mediterranean Art spanning the 8th to 20th centuries. Duke's Islamic fantasy of pure escapism comes beautifully to life in this luminous house and verdant garden. Admission charge.

SHERATON MOANA SURFRIDER
(WALKING TOURS)
2365 Kalakaua
Honolulu, HI 96815
(Honolulu / Waikiki Area)
Tel. (808) 922-3111
Historical room at Waikiki's oldest hotel (1901) tells the story of the world's most famous beach resort from the early days of the Moana. Displays of old photographs, postcards and menu covers, 1920s style woolen bathing suits and other beach relics, hotel legends and the like. The grand old hotel was built by New Orleans developer William Peacock and designed by architect Oliver Traphagen. Public tours are conducted on certain days during the week.

SIERRA CLUB HAWAII CHAPTER
(HIKING TOURS)
1111 Bishop Street, Suite 511
Honolulu, HI 96817
(Island of Oahu)
Tel. (808) 538-6616
Rigorous all day guided hikes on weekends. Call for schedule and reservation.

TheBUS
811 Middle Street
Honolulu, HI 96819
(Island of Oahu)
Tel. (808) 848-5555
Oahu's public transit system - rated #1 in the U.S. Fare: $2.00 adult, $1.00 children under age 18. Call the free information specialist on how to reach places of interest from Waikiki, special fares, schedule, etc.

UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA
(WALKING TOURS)
Information and Visitor Center/Campus Center
2465 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
(Honolulu / Manoa Area)
Tel. (808) 956-7235
Largest campus of the statewide University of Hawaii system. Free campus tours. Call for schedule.

USS ARIZONA MEMORIAL
(WALKING TOURS)
1 Arizona Memorial Place
Pearl Harbor, HI 96818
(Honolulu / West Honolulu Area)
Tel. (808) 422-0561
A national shrine to honor those who died in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. Call for free tour information or visit their site.

WAIKIKI TROLLEY
Pier 31
791 N. Nimitz Hwy.
Honolulu, HI 96817
(Honolulu / Iwilei Area)
Tel. (808) 593-2822
Tours of historic Honolulu.

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