Student Programs

Student Groups Flier

Student group programs are available daily. There is an entrance fee of $1 for walk-ins, $5 per car, $10 for sedan/van/limo, $20 for mini-buses and motor coaches are $40 each. (Entrance fee needs to be paid in cash; sorry no credit cards or personal checks are accepted.)

Please allot 2 hours for hiking to and from the summit. Groups must be accompanied with adult chaperone(s).

We encourage your student group’s arrival time to come in the slower afternoon periods, between 12:30pm to 4pm.

Students groups must be affiliated with an educational institution, ranging from kindergarten to college grade levels.

Please encourage the students to bring:

  • Water
  • Sunscreen and/or cap
  • They should dress appropriately for hiking in warm weather
  • Comfortable walking shoes.

Personalized "I Hiked Diamond Head" ID Tags

Student groups now qualify for a 50% discount on personalized ID tags for student groups planning to hike Diamond Head. Each ID tag can be personalized with five lines of print each with 15 spaces on the line. Samples of the ID tag can be viewed on the second page of this flier (PDF).

  • Personalized “I Conquered Diamond Head” tags - short chain set, retail $6.50, student rate just $3.25 each
  • Personalized “I Conquered Diamond Head” tags - long chain set, retail $7.50, student rate just $3.75 each
  • Two Dog Tags with short and long chains, retail $11.50, student rate just $5.75
  • Please provide your group name list to Ckramer@PacificHistoricParks.org five working days before arrival in an Excel file.
Diamond Head Certificate

State of Hawaii "I Hiked Diamond Head" Certificates

Student groups qualify for a 50% discount on the official State of Hawaii “I Hike Diamond Head” Certificates. Our official State of Hawaii “I Hiked Diamond Head” certificates are available in English, Japanese & Mandarin and retail for $4.95. Students can pay direct at a special price of $2.50 each. (No tax applies).

Official Diamond Head Audio Tour - Just $3.00

Student groups are encouraged to purchase our new Diamond Head State Monument Audio Tour. The new Diamond Head audio tour is a joint project between the Department of Land & Natural Resources and Pacific Historic Parks. Acoustiguide, one of the world’s largest and best known audio tour producers, has been contracted to create this new exciting 60 minute Diamond Head Audio Tour, retails for just $3.00 each. This incredible audio tour focuses on the history, culture, geography, flora and fauna of the destination. (This audio tour is perfectly planned and does not add any additional charter time on your group’s visit to the Diamond Head State Monument).

Gift Ideas

Gifts options are now available for student groups coming to Diamond Head State Monument. Choose from dozen of great gifts including our:

  • Diamond Head Tote Bag, just $3.95
  • Official “I Hiked Diamond Head” T-shirt for just $15.00
  • For more gift ideas, visit our online store.


Diamond Head State Monument: Open daily, 365 days a year, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., including holidays.

We recommend that your group consider coming to the Diamond Head State Monument in the slower afternoon periods of the day. Last opportunity for your group to hike the trail is 4:30 p.m.

Shopping at the Visitor Center

Visitor Center

Student groups qualify for FREE gift coupons when they shop at the Diamond Head Visitor Center retail store. With the purchase of $20 or more at our Diamond Head Visitor Center, students can receive free gift coupons. Here your students will discover the largest selection of official Diamond Head merchandise at very reasonable prices. The retail store is conveniently located at the beginning of the hiking trail to the Diamond Head summit.

If time permits, please allow 10-15 minutes for your delegates to shop at the Diamond Head Visitor Center's retail store, conveniently within the Diamond Head crater, at the start of the hike trail. To receive your groups free gift coupons, simply ask any staff member at the Diamond Head Visitor Center.

Diamond Head Visitor Center is open daily from 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., including holidays.

The Diamond Head Visitor Center is a partnership between the Division of State Parks and Pacific Historic Parks. This retail store (and the online store) is the only location in the world to purchase the official State of Hawaii, Diamond Head logo merchandise.

Please support our Visitor Center, proceeds helps supports the interpretative and educational activities of the Diamond Head State Monument.

Fact Sheets

These Diamond Head fact sheets are available for download in PDF format.


For student group reservations, please e-mail Ms. Yara Lamadrid-Rose at Yara.L.Lamadrid-Rose@hawaii.gov. Each student will receive a free Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Diamond Head brochure at the end of the hike. For more information on our "I Hiked Diamond Head" certificate, free gift coupons or audio tour program, please contact the Pacific Historic Parks' tour reservations department at the contact info below.

Tour Reservations Department

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time
Tel: 808-954-8759
Toll-free (U.S. & Canada) 1-866-332-1941
Email: tours@pacifichistoricparks.org

For group discounts please call Carlton Kramer at 808-781-3302 or email ckramer@pacifichistoricparks.org.