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Windward Oahu (Part 2)

 

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HAIKU GARDENS

Tropical garden on 16 acres dating from the mid-1800's.

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KUALOA PARK

Spectacular view of Koolau mountains and Mokolii Island (nicknamed "Chinaman's Hat" for its cone shape).

Activities / Weddings

©Ann Cecil KAHANA BAY STATE RECREATION AREA

A pretty crescent shaped bay with a white sand beach. Swimming, bodysurfing, and beach-related activities. Viewing of Huilua Fishpond, a National Historic Landmark, along the shoreline of the bay.

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KAHANA VALLEY PARK

A "living park" where over 30 families live nurturing and fostering native Hawaiian culture within a tropical rain forest.

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SNORKELING AT PUNALUU

One of the favorite sites along the windward coast.

Accommodations

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POUNDERS BEACH (formerly Pahumoa)

One of the most popular bodysurfing beaches on Oahu.

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POLYNESIAN CULTURAL CENTER

A Hawaiian-style theme park - seven model villages designed to authentically recreate ancient Polynesia.

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The "Taj Mahal" of the Pacific. An impressive Mormon temple constructed in 1919.

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MALAEKAHANA STATE RECREATION AREA

Superb, wooded park and white sand beach. Island offshore contains an Eden-like beach reachable by wading at low tide.

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