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Pele's Chair

Kalanianaole Highway, Oahu, HI
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“rocks” (2 reviews)
“formations” (2 reviews)
“snorkel” (2 reviews)
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Kalanianaole Highway, Oahu, HI
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

We passed by on our way to the beach, pretty cute and breezy. It's a nice walk to get there too. Not many people around.

Thank AlexLikesToGo
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

It's a short & easy hike to this place. The view from up high is pretty nice. I love that below it to the right there'a a perfect spot to swim and snorkel. I saw some beautiful fish here even in the shallow part.

Thank Mimi C
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Pele's chair is a rock formation on the coast that looks like a huge chair from certain angles. Most of the hike is flat and in the open (bring a hat, sunscreen, and water), but the last bit is a bit of a scramble over...More

Thank E6862FDlouise
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We're intrigued by ancient Hawaiian sites and read about Pele's Chair. Pele was the Goddess of the volcano and Hawaiian legends are rich with references to her. As you drive toward Diamond Head from the Windward shore, look to your left, you'll see Pele's Chair...More

1  Thank BoilerMakerBob
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Love swimming at Pele's Chair in the mornings. The water is crystal clear and it's best before the tide comes in. Bring reefwalkers and snorkels for best experience. Leave valuables in car. Place belongings on a rock high enough so when tide comes in you...More

Thank Hawaiian555
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

Easy hike with stellar views as a reward. take time to wade in the water afterwards for a perfect afternnon

Thank MsKat23
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Reviewed 16 July 2015

There's a lagoon just down from pele's chair where the locals like to jump in. Be careful as it's quite rocky but it's definitely worth the experience. Bring some snorkel masks too and you'll see some colorful fish swimming by your toes.

Thank HayleyNH
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Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

What a great natural gift of mother Pele. You can see this on the hike to Makena Lighthouse as well. Be careful as the trail can be tricky. Take water and rest breaks. Worth the hike.

Thank Mickey2go
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Reviewed 27 May 2014

This place is absolutely beautiful. We had such fun hanging out near the water and snorkeling. We hiked down to the left (about a 45 minute hike which you need tennis shoes for) to the tide pools which were breathtaking. There were some neat fish...More

Thank Krista G
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Reviewed 23 April 2014 via mobile

It was the highlight of our trip. It was rather quiet, compared to Waikiki. The water is super clear and calm. You feel like you're part of the sea without being battered by the huge waves. Best to drive up tho. The nearest bus is...More

1  Thank endysyah
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