Video: Take an Aerial Tour of Waikiki’s Diamond Head

Right off the famous Waikiki Beach in Honolulu is the towering Diamond Head State Monument, one of Hawaii's top hiking destinations. Diamond Head is a 300,000-year-old crater that peaks at 761 feet above sea level. If you're planning on ascending the former volcano, be aware while it's not a particularly long hike -- less than a mile from the trail head to the summit, one-way -- it does ascend 560 feet, and there are dozens of steps and a dimly lit tunnel to navigate. But the views are well worth the roughly two-hour trek. On a sunny day, you can see the islands of Molokai and Lanai in the distance.

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