Rearview: Several Hawaii theme parks had short-lived rides
By Bob Sigall, Special to the Star-Advertiser
Aug. 13, 2021
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In the 1980s, Castle Park, across from Aloha Stadium, offered visitors 400-foot water flumes snaking down into a fresh water lagoon, a haunted mansion, volcano, pirate ship, grand prix race cars and bumper boats.
La Ronde, atop the Ala Moana Building, can be seen in the background.
Ulu Mau Village, at the Diamond Head end of Ala Moana Beach Park from 1958 to 1967, offered glimpses of life in old Hawaii, with grass houses, lauhala mats, shell displays, and Hawaiian quilts.