TOWER-Hololulu's familiar landmark is open to visitors and offers
an excellent view of the harbor area.
Kalakaua Avenue across from Kapiolani Park at Waikiki, the Aquarium
contains a world famous collection of brilliantly colored tropical
beaches, wherever you go, for swimming, surfing, fishing, or a
MUSEUM AND PLANETARIUM-at 1525 Bernice Street, the museum houses
thw orld's foremost collection of Hawaiiana and Polynesian antiquities.
HOLE-near Koko Head, playful Mother Nature forces the mighty sea
through a tiny hole in a lava ledge and blows miniature geysers
high into the air.
TEMPLE-Japan's 900 year old architectural treasure is duplicated
in exact detail at the Valley of the Temples Memorial Park, beaneath
the majestic cliffs of the Koolau mountains. The beautiful Oriental
garden setting also has a carp pool, massive nine foot Buddha
statue, and tea house.
PARK-Hawaii's first theme park, this fanous entertainment center
is adjacent to Aloha Stadium.
the chinatowns in other American cities, this section of downtown
Honolulu is an exciting blend of shops, restaurants and markets
displaying not only Chinese goods but wares and foods typical
of the countries of origin of Hawaii's early day immigrants.
HEAD-this world renowned landmark bounds Waikiki Beach on the
south. An extinct volcano, it is said to have once been home to
Pele, the Fire Goddess.
BOTANIC GARDEN-remarkable botanic displays including photogenic
orchid section, in a 20 acre setting in downtown Honolulu.
MARITIME CENTER-includes Aloha Tower plus the square rigged Falls
of Clyde and the Hokule'a Polynesian sailing canoe.
PALACE-only throne room under the American flag, where Hawaii's
last two monarchs lived and ruled. Completed in 1882, the building
has been entirely renovated, displaying a magnificent interior.
SCHOLLS-established by a member of Hawaii's royal family for boys
and girls of Hawaiian ancestry.
CAVE-near Makau just before the end of Farrington Highway, Kaneana,
the sharkman deity, is supposed to have made his home in this
cave which is volcanic and coral in formation.
CHURCH-dedicated in 1842, the "Westminster Abbey" of
Hawaii offers Sunday services in Hawaiian and English.
BASIN-sampans and other fishing boats moor in this small boat
harbor which is also the departure point for Pearl Harbor cruises.
HOUSES-the oldest existing buildings erected by the first missionary
contingent to Honolulu are in the civic center area, which is
also the locale of many other historic sites.
TEMPLE-built in beautiful Laie in 1920, it is the first Mormon
Temple to be constructed out of Salt Lake City.
MEMORIAL CEMETERY OF THE PACIFIC-Punchbowl of Puowaina, literally
translated "Hill of Sacrifice" is the final resting
palce of thousands of World War ll, Korean and Vietnam war veterans.
Open 7 days a week, it overlooks the vast expanse of Pearl Harbor,
Honolulu and Waikiki.
PALI-Oahu's scenic masterpeice, at the head of Nuuanu Valley,
is where Kamehameha the Great defeated the Oahuans in a bloody
battle in 1795, by forcing thousands of warriors over the precipice,
to meet death on the jagged rocks below, thus adding Oahu to his
SUGAR MILL-near Kaaawa are the stone ruins of the first sugar
mill on Oahu erected in 1864.
PARK-situated in Manoa Valley, the park is and extensive tropical
exhibit set amidst ethnic gardens depicting Hawaii's golden people.
Hundreds of tropical birds inhabit the park, which features an
entertaining demonstration of trained birds. Strool along trails
through bamboo forests, hau jungle growth , mountain streams and
HARBOR-the USS Arizona Memorial above the sunken battleship, is
a tribute to American fighting men killed during the attack on
December 7, 1941. The USS Bowfin, a restored Wolrd War ll submarine,
is on exhibit next to the Arizona Memorial ground facility.
CULTURAL CENTER AT LAIE-located on the north shore of Oahu, the
center is made up of native villages representative of those in
Fiji, Tonga, New Zealand, Tahiti, Samoa. Marquesas, and Hawaii.
EMMA SUMMER PALACE -a charming home, located in Nuuanu Valley,
the former summer palace has been restored to its original appearance
and houses a fine collection of Hawaiiana.
MAUSOLEUM-resting palce of Hawaii's former rulers, with well informed
FALLS-off the highway near Hauula is this clear stream leaping
out of sheer cliffs to the cool pool below. Lower falls drop over
an 87 foot cliff.
LIFE PARK-located at Makapuu Point, Sea Life Park features an
outstanding display of Hawaii's exotic marine life in a truly
beautiful oceanside setting. he 300,000 gallon Hawaiian Reef Tank
is one of America's finest aquariums, housing 2,000 island specimens:
sharks, rays, moray eels, turtles and exotic reef fish. Giant
whales, dolphins, sea lions, penguins and a variety of sea birds
can also be enjoyed.
BAY-between Haleiwa and Kahuku, the beach is fine for picnicking
but the bay is dangerous for swimming when surf is 6 feet or more.
FALLS PARK-this narrow canyon extending into the Koolau mountains
was once a heavily populated Hawaiian village. Today, the 1,800
acre site between Haleiwa and Kahuku, is a dwelling for Nature's
lovely, unspoiled environment of tropical plantlife, birds, hiking
trails and a truly beautiful waterfall.