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Magic Island, Honolulu
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Magic Island is a small manmade peninsula in Honolulu, Hawaii, adjacent to Ala Moana Beach Park and the Ala Wai Yacht Harbor. It was created in 1964 as the site of a resort complex, but was subsequently converted to a park. The name was changed to "Aina Moana," but the new name is used infrequently.The park on Magic Island is a popular spot where people gather for picnics, frisbee, socializing, and occasional festival or drama performances. Because it was a preferred location among homeless squatters, overnight camping was recently banned in the park.Each year, the Ala Moana Center puts on a fireworks show over Magic Island for the Fourth of July that draws numerous spectators to the surrounding parks. In conjunction with the show, the Ala Moana Center ropes off a portion of its parking lot for a Fourth of July concert featuring many local bands.The park's hours are from sunrise to sunset daily.
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  • This is the beautiful Sunrise runs from Waikiki to the magic morning run to watch sunsets but also pleasant and sparkling Ocean and Diamond Head. It is feeling more and more crowds running back maksic island at this time is.
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  • right next to the Marina opens a large grassy area with a few shade-giving trees. Magic island is a small with stone split off beach area, where you can swim safely. beautiful water. no toilets or vacancy suburb. beautiful views of waikiki.
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  • Watch the sailboats go out from about 6 pm for the weekly Friday night races, watch the sunset, have a picnic, enjoy the newlyweds taking pictures