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Ala Wai Canal

1959 Ala Wai Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1856
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“nice walk” (6 reviews)
“rowing” (5 reviews)
“joggers” (4 reviews)
1959 Ala Wai Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1856
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walk along the Canal, used to provide drainage to the local area and as part of the flood defence system, adding to the local amenity, and of course creating the area of Waikiki.

Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

This is a man made canal from the bay that runs along the back of the village. The rowing club use this and you may catch sight of 4 or 8 man rowing boats speeding up and down the canal.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The canal takes the waters from the mountains down to the ocean and can turn a brownish color in heavy rains. It is not suitable for swimming but outrigger canoes practise here morning and evening. When staying in a condo on Ala Wai blvd. it...More

Thank Terry E
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Walking along the canal provides you with a different route through Waikiki. It is along a busy road still but the view over to the golf course and up to the mountains just gives you a different perspective. Not as busy as the beach walk...More

Thank Southborolass
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We are staying in a unit right beside the Canal while holidaying here in Honolulu so we have looked out at it every day and enjoyed seeing the rowers work out and all the joggers and walkers going by . We have walked along it...More

Thank roy v
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Worth having a look at. Lovely walks down along the Canal and I loved watching the row boats. It's just a really nice spot to wander along during the day.

Thank TwoHons
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The Ala Wai Canal is man-made and there are plenty of places to walk, hike, ride or skateboard. There are rental kayaks available as well, and it is a calm place to be on the water. A lot of people do fish in the canal...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 9 January 2017

A short walk from Kalakaua Avenue is an interesting drainage canal built in the former Waikiki swamp reclaimed land. They have made the length of the canal a beautiful park, albeit a narrow strip of a coconut tree lined park. Lots of interesting wildlife. You...More

1  Thank DYA717
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Walked along the Ala Wai in January 2011 on the way home from Leonard's bakery on Kapahulu. Many fish swimming near the side walk. Also, rowing centre is located on the other side of the canal beside the municipal golf course. Palm trees on both...More

Thank mariedesjardins
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The canal cuts right thru the heart of Waikiki and ends up by the Ala Wai Yacht Harbour. It's a great place to walk, jog or run on a side walk right along the canal. Searched in vane for any place to rent a canoe...More

Thank Chinapjs
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