Diamond Head in running for 8th virtual wonder of the world

Image: Jhob Repollo
Image: Jhob Repollo

WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) - An Oahu landmark is in the running to be named the eighth wonder of the world -- well, at least of the virtual world.

The Oahu Visitors Bureau nominated Diamond Head for the title in a contest by the website virtualtourist.com.

"Diamond Head is one of the world's most recognizable landmarks," said Les Enderton, Executive Director, Oahu Visitors Bureau. "It holds a special cultural and historical significance to us here in the islands and has become an iconic symbol of Hawai'i to visitors from around the world," he added.

It's one of 200 submitted sites from around the globe.

Voters can visit this site until September 30 to vote for Diamond Head. The wonder with the most votes will be crowned the winner.

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