Kapiolani Park was named after the wife of King David Kalakaua. The Kapiolani Park Association was created in 1876 to manage the 108-acre park. The park was named "Queen Kapiolani Park" in 1877.
Queen Kapiolani Park is located within a short walk to the Honolulu Zoo, Waikiki Beach, Diamond Head Crater and the Waikiki Aquarium.
Kapiolani Park is home to Tennis Courts, Soccer fields, baseball fields, Archery Range, Exercise Equipment, Waikiki Shell and much more.
Diamond Head Crator is the provides a beautiful backdrop to Queen Kapiolani Park.
Kapiolani Park is where people enjoy sports such at tennis, archary, jogging, walking, soccer, and baseball. Several sporting events are held at Kapiolani Park such as the finish line for the Honolulu Marathon or the starting line for the Waikiki Rough Water Swim.
Both residents and tourists, young and old, enjoy walking and jogging around Kapiolani Park. It is an enjoyable one mile around the park.
Kapiolani park as a large selection of picnic tables for all to enjoy. They range from ocean front to diamond head views. Some picnic tables are under shade trees while others are in the sunshine.
Waikiki Shell concert arena provide a excellent outdoor venue to enjoy your favorite music under the Hawaii night sky. There are a variety of music performances held thoughout the year.
Rainbow Shower Tree
Kapiolani Park is home to a variety of colorful rainbow shower trees that bloom in the summer months. This trees provide exceptional natural beauty to Kapiolani Park.