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Diamond Head Crater is one of the most iconic landmarks in Hawaii and can be seen as part of the skyline from Waikiki Beach. 19th century sailors dubbed the 760-foot volcanic crater "Diamond Head" after mistaking its sparkling calcite crystals for diamonds. Diamond Head is now a popular hiking destination for folks looking for an easy hike and breathtaking views from the summit, stretching from Waikiki to Oahu's south shore.
Hours of Operation: Diamond Head Crater is open daily from 6:00am-6:00pm, including holidays.

Things you should know:

- Allow yourself 1.5 - 2 hours to hike the trail.
- Pets are not allowed at Diamond Head Crater unless they are service animals.
- There is an interpretative gift shop at the trail head where you can purchase memorabilia and souvenirs.
- The last entrance to hike the trail is at 4:30pm. Gates will be locked at 6:00pm nightly and all visitors must be out of the park.
- A nominal entrance fee is charged either by car or individuals entering the park as pedestrians. You may also like...
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