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Quick facts about Diamond Head
Diamond Head is a volcanic tuff cone, known to Hawaiians as Lēahi, on the Hawaiian island of Oiddahu. More possibly, the Hawaiian name derives from lae (browridge, promontory) plus some ahi (tuna) because the ridgeline shape resembles the dorsal fin shape of a tuna. British sailors in the 19th century gave it its English name, mistook calcite crystals for diamonds on the nearby sand.
It was once an active volcano but for more than 150,000 years it hasn’t spewed any ashes. For many the extinct crater and lookout point at its peak is a popular hiking destination. In fact, Diamond Head is one of Oahu’s most photographed and painted spots, with many wall calendars and postcards adorning it.
Top hotels near Diamond Head
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Tours and trips including Diamond Head
6-Day Romantic Hawaii Tour: Pearl Harbor, Honolulu City, Mini-Circle Island, Polynesian Cultural Center, Island of Maui or The Big Island Tour Package from Honolulu