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Koko Crater Botanical Garden

7491 Kokonani St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825
+1 808-522-7060
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A FREE thing to do in Honolulu - if you like hiking and/or plants ! !

Found this via the map for my rental car. Was so happy, a FREE thing to do. Thank goodness I... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
jansjourneys
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New Jersey
Unless You Have Nothing Else To Do...

We live in Hawaii Kai...only about a 1/4 mile away. Had wanted to do this before we sell our home... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
HawaiiKaiGail
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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“the loop” (9 reviews)
“porta potty” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
7491 Kokonani St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825
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+1 808-522-7060
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"the loop"
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"plumeria trees"
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"porta potty"
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"desert plants"
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"unusual plants"
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"dry land"
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"loose rocks"
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"east oahu"
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"huge trees"
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"wear walking shoes"
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"easy hike"
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"uneven ground"
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"hawaii kai"
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"self guided"
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"nice walk"
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Found this via the map for my rental car. Was so happy, a FREE thing to do. Thank goodness I had on my athletic shoes though I wished for my hiking boots at home, very uneven footing alot of it. If you have trouble walking,...More

Thank jansjourneys
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We live in Hawaii Kai...only about a 1/4 mile away. Had wanted to do this before we sell our home and move back to The Mainland this year. And so we did...today, Sunday, 2/11. This is what we found... WEAR GOOD SNEAKERS or HIKING BOOTS...More

2  Thank HawaiiKaiGail
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

This is a very large garden built in the crater of a volcano. It has a couple of walking paths, one two miles long, and it has separate areas with plants from different parts of the world. The Americas’ cactus garden was especially magnificent. We...More

Thank Judy G
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We walked the loop trail for a couple of hours and only saw two other people. You are walking in a crater with rock ledges above and around you. In the crater there are palm trees, plumeria trees and other exotic trees. The available brochure...More

Thank alwaysplanning50
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Tucked away off the windward side of Oahu is the Koko Botanical garden. It was a quiet place to see birds and flowers and some unusual plants. I was there in winter, so few plants blooming. It would be helpful to get someone to label...More

1  Thank Logansmom6
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

This is a nice stroll through the crater with a huge variety of different plants. The cactus section is amazing. Some very unique and huge trees from all over the world. About an hour easy walk. No admission fee.

Thank MrKato
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

There weren’t very many flowers in bloom this time of year but it was still a nice walk through the garden. The flowers that were there were lovely and the cacti were also great. We went about 2:00pm and because it was a cloudy, breezy...More

Thank Mary Kay T
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Trail is rocky so wear good shoes. Impressive collection of plants from Hawaii, US mainland and Africa

Thank Canuck0420
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

What an incredible treat! We chose this walk from an Oahu Hikes book and we were so tickled to get to visit such a unique place. We read some reviews about it being really hot and dry. We went later afternoon, beginning at 3:30, so...More

1  Thank Kimberley42
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We happened upon this garden after seeing on a sign at the nearby lighthouse. It ended up being a highlight of our trip. The garden unfolds naturally in an easy circle that was about 2 miles if you walk all the side trails. Very unusual...More

Thank nekomau
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Bernadette V
22 March 2017|
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Response from Lynn S | Reviewed this property |
It is free. Just park outside the fence and walk in.
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