• Diamond Head State Monument
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Diamond Head State Monument

Type: Great Views, Outdoor Activities, Parks, Uniquely Here

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Best Attractions & Activities: In the 19th century, British sailors mistook crystals in the soil of this extinct volcanic crater for diamonds, thus the now internally known name, Diamond Head. Its Hawaiian name is Leahi. Today, the...  Read More
Sightseeing, Parks: Widely recognized as the symbol of Hawaii, this extinct volcano crater was known to ancients as Leahi, which means "brow of the tuna" and referred to its appearance from the west. Its more familiar...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 6am-6pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • $1;
    Entry Per Vehicle


  • Sightseeing: "Take photos of the crater at sunset."
  • Parks: "Bring a camera for the amazing views."

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