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IST 605: Honolulu and Oahu Travel Guide

An in-depth guide to where to stay, eat, and visit in Honolulu, (and to a lesser extent Oahu moreover) Hawaii.

Wish You Were Here!

Welcome to the Pu'u O Kaimukī Mini Park!

Easy to overlook, this “mini” park behind a uniquely Mediterranean looking fire station offers big views of Kaimuki, Daimond Head, and Parts of Waikiki! Ultimately, there is not much to do Pu'u O Kaimukī other than stop and rest for a while, though this park which is popular for dog owners does provide a wonderful place to reflect, have a small snack, or otherwise just take a load off. Notable for its metal “Christmas tree” sculpture (which is there year-round) as well as its beautifully painted telecommunications building, the park’s best view is of the Wilhelmina Rise, an expansive, urbanized slope stemming down from the Koʻolau Range. Make sure to make this park a stop when traveling through Kaimuki!

For more on Pu'u O Kaimukī, as well as other “tiny parks in Honolulu.”, check out Michael Keany’s article for Honolulu Magazine!

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