Puʻu ʻUalakaʻa State Wayside
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Puʻu ʻUalakaʻa State Wayside information
At this hillside park, sweeping views extend from Diamond Head on the left, across Waikiki and downtown Honolulu, to the Waiʻanae Range on the right. The sprawling UH Manoa campus is easily recognized by its sports stadium. The airport is visible on the coast and Pearl Harbor beyond that. It's less than 2.5 miles up Round Top Dr from Makiki St to the park entrance, from where it's another half-mile drive to the lookout (bear left at the fork).