This is the one hike that all the tourists do, and I can't believe that's the case. I guess let's get the positives out of the way: people do it because there is a very nice view at the top. It's also very close to Waikiki, so it's convenient.
Okay, now let's get to the skinny.
Diamondhead is a big hill of dirt.
Yeah, yeah, it's a big sunken-in volcanic crater. But, honestly, it feels like you're hiking in L.A. There's almost nothing green on the hike - you're exposed to the sun almost the whole way. And you have to fight every tourist, their wife, and five kids to get to the top. And, once you're there to see the panoramic views of Waikiki and the southeast of Oahu, you're ...Read More