Dole Pineapple Plantation, Wahiawa, Hawaii
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The Hawaiian Pineapple Company was founded in 1901 by James Dole, who opened his first pineapple plantation in the central plateau of the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The 2001 <I>Guinness Book of World Records</I> lists the pineapple maze at the Dole Plantation on Oahu as the world's largest maze.
Tips for Families
In addition to the pineapple-shaped maze (made up of tropical plants), kids will love the 20-minute Pineapple Express train ride, which provides more information about the plantation's past.
Address: 64-1550 Kamehameha Hwy, Wahiawa, Hawaii 96786| Map
Hours: Mon-Sun 9:30 am - 5:30 pm More Info
Price: Free More Info
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Life-size maze!Flag review
Remember that scene from "The Shining"? I know that's a weird way to start a review of a kids' attraction, but the shrubbery maze in that movie the first thing that comes to mind when you see this life-size maze of pineapple, hibiscus and other tropical plants that comes up so high you feel like a rat trying to get to the cheese in the center (only in this case, you're trying to get to a big pineapple design in the middle). You can also get pineapple shakes and learn a little about how pineapples are grown--but the main attraction here is definitely the maze. Fun!
Tips for Families
Don't let your kids go on their own--it's easy to get lost, and claustrophobes need not apply.
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Neat little train ride through the plantation and its history. The gift shop is full of goodies and unique vendors. We enjoyed the fresh pineapple cutting demonstration. Our so...
Kids loved the maze!
My kids are 12 and 14. We had visited 5 years ago. They remembered the maze and wanted to go again. They had a blast navigating the maze. I enjoyed the nice drive to the plantation and j...
Very interesting Tourist area
This visitor's center is very nice ---- It is well kept--and MANY people visit ! There is a cost for each thing you do ! In the back walking area---you can see how pineapples grow--there are many areas to take photos--- Admission: Visiting Dole Plantation is free. Pineapple Expr...