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Statue of Duke Kahanamoku

Kalakaua Ave, Kuhio Beach Park, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
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Kalakaua Ave, Kuhio Beach Park, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
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Reviewed yesterday

If you go to Waikiki Beach, definitely stop here and read the plaque. This was a pretty cool guy and there were fresh leis everyday.

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 5 days ago

This statue of the Duke was right over the road from where we stayed - the Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa. Like a lot of other people, we went and put our flower leis which we received on arrival on the monument after a few...More

Thank bevgay
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Duke statue on Kalakaua is iconic: Much more so vs the one in DTHB on the mainland. Its located at the front of Kuhio Beach on Kalākaua Ave, across from the Hyatt Regency. I make it a point to stop by and pay homage...More

Thank J P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was right outside our resort. A photo opportunity for everyone with the Waikiki Beach in the background.

Thank Clifford W
Reviewed 1 week ago

we walked along this strip of beach every night & people hang their leis on Dukes arms or laid them at his feet, & always people standing there having photos taken

Thank Colleen R
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful statue for a great man! An amazing achiever and caring human being. Please read about him before seeing the statue

Thank Marti R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being from a Surfing community and family it was a must to get a photo of the Duke and marvel at the location where he rode a monster wave back in the 1920's.

Thank wortho
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Duke statue is very life like and good to see homage is paid to such a great surfing and waterman of Hawaii. Also good to see that on the Northern Beaches of Sydney we have also paid homage to him as he assisted in...More

Thank jeremycharlton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Duke Kahanamoku is an Olympian, surfing legend, and one of Hawaii's biggest figures so this statue pays tribute to him. I wouldn't say you need to drop everything to see this statue since there's not much to look at for more than 10 mins. If...More

Thank NeoNorth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Larger-than-life-size statue of the Duke. Located along Kalakaua Avenue in Kuhio Beach Park next to Waikiki Beach. Linger and admire the statue and read the plaque about the Duke's accomplishments in the water.

Thank Mike B
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Sharlene N
25 January 2015|
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Response from billiemc52 | Reviewed this property |
I would check with the hotel.