Tantalus Lookout (Puu Ualakaa State Park)
Mount Tantalus is located 25 minutes (7 miles) North of Waikiki and offers some of the greatest panoramic views from its lookout point as well as a variety of other scenic forest backdrops. The drive up to the top is a windy road which includes several hairpin turns so take your time with the drive and keep a lookout for oncoming traffic. There is a 3-minute walk from the parking lot to the scenic spot so girls may want to bring a pair of flats as well. This location photographs well at any time of the day (but I would try to avoid midday 11am - 2pm) and you can also schedule a sunset session here as well.