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Nuuanu Pali Lookout, Oahu
(4.3/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
Nuuanu Pali Lookout melds scenic vistas with a site of deep historical and cultural significance. The point, sitting over 305 m (1,000 ft) above Oahu's coastline, provides panoramic views of the Koolau cliffs and Windward Coast. Bring your camera along to capture images of Kāne'ohe, Kāne'ohe Bay, and Kailua. The tranquility and beauty of this spot seems at odds with its dark history. It was the site of one of the bloodiest battles in Hawaiian history, the Battle of Nu'uanu in 1795, in which King Kamehameha I conquered Oahu. Nu'uanu Pali is also known for its incredibly strong winds. Avoid wearing skirts, dresses, or hats, or be prepared to hold on tight to them. Using our international travel planner, Kaneohe attractions like Nuuanu Pali Lookout can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This place is awesome! The scenery is unparalleled and the story interesting. I've been up here when the winds are very calm, and when the winds are extremely strong. This is located about 20 minutes ...  more »
  • Parking is crowded and there is a three dollar fee which is fine but you have to walk to the front and pay ( nearest machine wasn't working) stand in line and help people get their cards to work (says...  more »
  • Great lookout for northeast part of Oahu (in case of good weather) ... its worth for 3 dollars for parking.