Top ChoiceState Park in Diamond Head

Diamond Head State Monument

The extinct crater of Diamond Head is now a state monument, with picnic tables and a spectacular hiking trail up to the 760ft-high summit. The trail was built in 1908 to service military observation stations...

Top ChoiceViewpoint in Diamond Head

Diamond Head Lookout

From this small parking area there are fine views over Kuilei Cliffs Beach Park and up the coast toward Kahala. On the east side of the parking area, look for the Amelia Earhart Marker, which recalls her 1935...

Beach in Diamond Head

Kuilei Cliffs Beach Park

In the shadow of Diamond Head, this strand of sandy beach draws experienced windsurfers when the trade winds are blowing. The popular Diamond Head Cliffs surf breaks are right offshore. The little beach has...

Beach in Diamond Head

Diamond Head Beach Park

Bordering the lighthouse, this rocky beach occasionally draws surfers, snorkelers and tide-poolers, plus a few picnickers. The narrow strand nicknamed Lighthouse Beach is popular with gay men, who pull off...