My husband and I love to take our boys to Blaisdell Park on the weekends to go for walks or ride bikes. There is a huge parking lot, so you can always find a stall. Although you should look at the trees above your car because of the birds when choosing a stall. It's only a few stalls, but my car was bombed one day while we were out riding bikes.
In any case, there is a huge field that you can hold birthday parties, get togethers, or whatever on. A few picnic benches and a really good jungle gym for the kids to play on. There's also a workout area that our kids love to play on. It's a great place to climb, hang, jump, and whatever else your imagination can think to do.
What we love best about the park is the bike path. It actually runs from town out to ... we're actually not quite sure because we've gone jogging and biking for miles and still not reach the end. The section of the path that we travel on is right next to Pearl Harbor, so it's great looking at the water and the boats with our boys.
On the side of the path we see lots of weeds, which the boys like to pick and give to mommy as "flowers." There are a few streams with baby fish we like to stop at and sometimes throw crumbs from our snacks in. There's also a taro patch, which is fun to point out to the kids.
When we're with the boys we don't generally get very far along the path because they are always finding things to look at, touch, step on, etc., etc. It's not the most exciting or beautiful path for adults, but it's great if you really just want to spend time with each other and let your kids explore.
The biggest drawback to the park are the bathroom and the transients that tend to hang out in the pavilions. We always try to have our boys use the bathroom before heading to the park because the bathrooms are just not very sanitary. And we always keep a close eye on our boys because of the transients. They've never approached us, so I don't find them threatening, but the park would be a little cleaner without them.
Still, Blaidell Park is one of our favorite places to go. It's very open and we love going up and back along the bike path. Simple fun with the family.
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