Try stepping off the beaten path and spending a day at DOLE PLANTATION in Wahiawa, which is located approximately 40 minutes from Waikiki.
During your time at the plantation, get acquainted with tropical crops and hear Hawaiian folklore on the PLANTATION GARDEN walking tour, or hop aboard the bright, red-and-yellow Pineapple Express train for a tour of the fields. These highly enjoyable train rides depart every half-hour for 20-minute narrated tours.
Dole Plantation also is home to the WORLD’S LARGEST MAZE! Laid out over 3 acres, the PINEAPPLE GARDEN contains many unpredictable twists, turns and more than 11,400 Hawaiian plants, including ti leaf and hibiscus.
Located at 64-1550 Kamehameha Hwy., the plantation is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every day but Wednesday. Public bus transportation is available.