Kapiolani Park is a recreational open space of 160 acres located on the southern coast of the island of Oahu, three and one half miles south of downtown Honolulu. All in all, Kapiolani Park is a splendid open space conducive to relaxation in the midst of urban development. It buffers Waikiki and provides a foundation and setting which nicely complement Diamond Head. Kapiolani Park is historically significant for its past association with indigenous Hawaiian culture and royalty. It provides a sense of place to a special part of Honolulu and is identified with the worlds famous image of Hawaii as a recreational resort.
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