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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the best experience ever! You must do it! Bring walking shoes so you can climb on the rocks. Great peaceful view of the powerful ocean and serenity of the waves crashing.

Thank Chelsea M
Reviewed 6 July 2018

The Lanai lookout affords two fabulous photo opportunities. (They can be your best vacation photos on a sunny day.) First, facing the waves to your right, is Halona Beach Cove also called Eternity Beach. (Deborah Kerr and Burt Lancaster frolicked in the waves here in...More

2  Thank Steven T
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Well worth the stop! A small blowhole that is marked with a Pole. If you watch for a while and the waves are just right, the water will fountain out. Also, small beach within the rocks is where I was told the beach seance from...More

1  Thank Jake_MA_11
Reviewed 24 May 2018

This was a nice surprise and yes you need to climb over to go down. Make sure you have good tennis shoes and it gets slippery. The rock formations are incredible, the breeze refreshing and the water coming in and out and splashing onto the...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018

This place has limited parking but people don't stay long so if it is full just wait a couple of minutes and you will get a spot. The rock formations are really interesting and everybody jumps the wall to have a better look at it....More

3  Thank Marco
Reviewed 2 May 2018

This place has great views of the water and the ocean can get rough at times, usually windy on this side of the island and very visited by tourists especially since the blowhole is in the vicinity, recommended no more than 45 minutes to visit.

Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We happened upon the lookout driving the highway to Waimanalo and we are so glad we stopped! Breathtaking views and a great picture spot. The lot was crowded with visitors. Very scenic lookout point.

Thank Lexi L
Reviewed 10 April 2018

If this is the pull off area/parking lot down from the Lookout, then go. Kids ventured out to see the blow hole. To get that one picture (iPhones DO NOT like salt water...) anyway, it is mesmerizing to watch the waves break over the rocks,...More

Thank barbara a
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Hawaii offers so many different scenic lookouts- STOP and look. What nature has to show you is so amazing!!!

Thank Michele739
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This place is beautiful, it a must while in Hawaii, Honolulu. The view is truly breath taken. No charge to see or use. Great for pictures.

Thank lalocadr19
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