Nuuanu Pali Lookout
Nuuanu Pali Lookout is currently closed due to landslides caused by recent heavy rainfalls.
A favorite stop in Oahu is the Pali Lookout on the Pali Highway. This scenic view offers sights of the Windward coast of Oahu. The Nuuanu Pali Lookout overlooking the 985-foot cliffs of the Koolau Mountain Range, is one of the best locations to take in the sights. It was here in 1795 that King Kamehameha and his warriors defeated the Oahu armies by sending them over the Pali lookout in Hawaii. The Pali lookout in Oahu is amazing.
From Pali lookout in Hawaii you have vantage points of Kaneohe Bay, Chinaman's Hat, and even Hawaii Pacific's Windward Campus. The Pali Lookout in Honolulu is a favorite to visitors in Oahu. The panoramic views of the Windward side of the island from this expansive cliff will blow you away.
Located at Nuuanu Pali State Park, the lookout overlooks the almost 1000 foot cliffs of the Koolau Mountain Range. It is very windy at Pali lookout in Oahu. The trade winds blow between the high mountains on either side, which forms a wind tunnel. Nuuanu Pali State Park is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and there is ample free parking. A light jacket is recommended. Just take the H1 freeway (eastbound) from Waikiki, and then take the Pali Highway, Route 61 via Nuuanu Pali Drive. This will lead you to Pali lookout in Hawaii.
Facts & Trivia
- Oahu’s most popular lookout point
- Overlooks the 985-foot cliffs of the Ko’olau Mountain Range
- Historic location - in 1795 King Kamehameha’s warriors defeated the Oahu armies by sending them over the cliffs