Introduction to Waimalu, Hawaii
There are 29,371 residents in Waimalu.
Waimalu is in Honolulu County, which was formed on April 30, 1907. In 1959, the county adopted a mayor - council type of government. It also adopted a city charter in the same year. The United States Conference of Mayors have cited Honolulu County as the modern American metropolitan area government. Waimalu is a census - designated place.
Waimalu and nearby Attractions
- Bishop Museum
- Contemporary Museum
- Honolulu Academy of Arts
- Hawaii Maritime Center
- Mission Houses Museum
Things To Do Waimalu
Historic sites within a twenty mile radius of Waimalu include Iolani Palace, Queen Emma Summer Palace, and USS Arizona. The Iolani palace was the residence of King Kalakaua, the last monarch. The USS Arizona remembers the attack on Pearl Harbour in 1941. The Diamond Head State Monument is a nice place for picnicking and hiking. One can also visit the Kahana Valley State park, Hanauma Bay Nature Reserve, and He'eia State Park. Recreation facilities are also provided by Kea'iwa Heiau State Recreation Area and Malaekhana State Recreation Area where one can enjoy swiming, camping, bodysurfing, and fishing.
Honolulu International Airport is few minutes drive from the town.
Waimalu Higher Education
Leeward Community College, Honolulu Community College, Kapiolani Community College Brigham Young University - Hawaii Campus, and The University of Hawaii at Manoa provide programs at facilities for higher studies.