Your Guidebook to Waikiki & Oahu

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Your Guidebook to Waikiki & Oahu

Sightseeing

The nearest hike to Waikiki with stunning views of the South and East sides of Oahu. Hike takes about 45 minutes and is a paved walking path with stairs. Bring Water and avoid hiking during the mid-day heat!
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Kapahulu
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The nearest hike to Waikiki with stunning views of the South and East sides of Oahu. Hike takes about 45 minutes and is a paved walking path with stairs. Bring Water and avoid hiking during the mid-day heat!
Makaha Beach is a lovely, long and wide beach on the west coast of Oahu. Crystal clear waters for snorkeling and fun surf roll in year round. This beach is a local favorite.
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Mākaha Beach Park
84-369 Farrington Highway
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Makaha Beach is a lovely, long and wide beach on the west coast of Oahu. Crystal clear waters for snorkeling and fun surf roll in year round. This beach is a local favorite.
A moderately easy hike to a scenic viewpoint. On the eastern most point of Oahu sits the Makapuu Point Lighthouse, a shining beacon built in 1909 on a 600-foot sea cliff overlooking Makapuu Beach—a stretch of sand known as one of Oahu’s best bodysurfing beaches—and family-friendly Sea Life Park. Fifteen minutes past Hanauma Bay and beyond Sandy Beach (another popular local beach) you’ll find the large parking lot that leads to the 2-mile paved trail overlooking the lighthouse. Renovations were recently made to the lighthouse and the trail was recently repaved and additional lookout points were added. This moderately easy hike pays off with breathtaking views of the indigo ocean and Oahu’s eastern, or Windward Coast. You can even see the island of Molokai in the distance. Two other smaller islands, Manana (the larger of the two, also known as Rabbit Island) and Kaohikaipu are also visible just offshore. The Molokai Channel runs right past the Makapuu Lighthouse, so this is also a great place to spot whales using on-site telescopes during whale watching season between December and May. The Makapuu Tide Pools, including a small blowhole, are quite popular and can be found just down from the first set of whale information signs. A word of warning: never go out past the tide pools near the ocean, be careful of big surf crashing into the tide pools, and don’t visit if there are strong winds. If you’re looking to swim, Alan Davis Beach over by Pele’s Chair is a beautiful swimming area with a small secluded beach that is almost always safe for swimming and diving.
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Makapu‘u Point Lighthouse Trail
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A moderately easy hike to a scenic viewpoint. On the eastern most point of Oahu sits the Makapuu Point Lighthouse, a shining beacon built in 1909 on a 600-foot sea cliff overlooking Makapuu Beach—a stretch of sand known as one of Oahu’s best bodysurfing beaches—and family-friendly Sea Life Park. Fifteen minutes past Hanauma Bay and beyond Sandy Beach (another popular local beach) you’ll find the large parking lot that leads to the 2-mile paved trail overlooking the lighthouse. Renovations were recently made to the lighthouse and the trail was recently repaved and additional lookout points were added. This moderately easy hike pays off with breathtaking views of the indigo ocean and Oahu’s eastern, or Windward Coast. You can even see the island of Molokai in the distance. Two other smaller islands, Manana (the larger of the two, also known as Rabbit Island) and Kaohikaipu are also visible just offshore. The Molokai Channel runs right past the Makapuu Lighthouse, so this is also a great place to spot whales using on-site telescopes during whale watching season between December and May. The Makapuu Tide Pools, including a small blowhole, are quite popular and can be found just down from the first set of whale information signs. A word of warning: never go out past the tide pools near the ocean, be careful of big surf crashing into the tide pools, and don’t visit if there are strong winds. If you’re looking to swim, Alan Davis Beach over by Pele’s Chair is a beautiful swimming area with a small secluded beach that is almost always safe for swimming and diving.
Hanauma Bay is a must do for your Oahu island itinerary. It is one of the premier destinations on Oahu if you want to get acquainted with hundreds of tropical fish and marine life. It offers an overall great experience whether your a beginner or an avid snorkeler and it's for people of all ages. Formed within a volcanic cone, today Hanauma Bay offers a pristine marine ecosystem after the City and County of Honolulu laid out a plan in 1990 to restore the “curved bay,” after years of use from the millions of visitors who visit and love to snorkel Hanauma Bay. Voted the Best Beach in the United States for 2016 our volunteers have a booth located on the beach level to help visitors learn about conservation of the reef and the types of fish that live there. In 2002 a marine education center was opened for visitors and part of the conservation plan requires first-time visitors to watch a 9 minute video before entering the park so they can learn about the marine life, preservation and safety rules for the park. All visitors are required by law to refrain from mistreating the marine animals and from touching or walking on the coral.
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Бухта Ханаума
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Hanauma Bay is a must do for your Oahu island itinerary. It is one of the premier destinations on Oahu if you want to get acquainted with hundreds of tropical fish and marine life. It offers an overall great experience whether your a beginner or an avid snorkeler and it's for people of all ages. Formed within a volcanic cone, today Hanauma Bay offers a pristine marine ecosystem after the City and County of Honolulu laid out a plan in 1990 to restore the “curved bay,” after years of use from the millions of visitors who visit and love to snorkel Hanauma Bay. Voted the Best Beach in the United States for 2016 our volunteers have a booth located on the beach level to help visitors learn about conservation of the reef and the types of fish that live there. In 2002 a marine education center was opened for visitors and part of the conservation plan requires first-time visitors to watch a 9 minute video before entering the park so they can learn about the marine life, preservation and safety rules for the park. All visitors are required by law to refrain from mistreating the marine animals and from touching or walking on the coral.
The USS Arizona Memorial is built over the remains of the sunken battleship USS Arizona, the final resting place for many of the 1,177 crewmen killed on December 7, 1941, when their ship was bombed by Japanese Naval Forces. This loss of life represents over half of the Americans killed during the worst naval disaster in American history. The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center is part of the Pearl Harbor National Memorial, a National Park Service site. Pearl Harbor consistently ranks among the top three most heavily-visited tourist destinations in Hawai'i. Daily visitation averages about 4,000 visitors. There is no entry fee for the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, and no ticket is required to see the museums. The USS Arizona Memorial program does require a ticket, but tickets are free. The walk in first come first served ticket distribution system has been discontinued. It is strongly recommended that visitors make advanced reservations online at www.recreation.gov. Standby seats may not always be available. Programs to the USS Arizona Memorial are operated by the National Park Service. The National Park Pass is not needed for entrance, because there is no fee. You cannot purchase the National Park Pass at the memorial. However, passes can be purchased online.
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Pearl Harbor
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The USS Arizona Memorial is built over the remains of the sunken battleship USS Arizona, the final resting place for many of the 1,177 crewmen killed on December 7, 1941, when their ship was bombed by Japanese Naval Forces. This loss of life represents over half of the Americans killed during the worst naval disaster in American history. The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center is part of the Pearl Harbor National Memorial, a National Park Service site. Pearl Harbor consistently ranks among the top three most heavily-visited tourist destinations in Hawai'i. Daily visitation averages about 4,000 visitors. There is no entry fee for the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, and no ticket is required to see the museums. The USS Arizona Memorial program does require a ticket, but tickets are free. The walk in first come first served ticket distribution system has been discontinued. It is strongly recommended that visitors make advanced reservations online at www.recreation.gov. Standby seats may not always be available. Programs to the USS Arizona Memorial are operated by the National Park Service. The National Park Pass is not needed for entrance, because there is no fee. You cannot purchase the National Park Pass at the memorial. However, passes can be purchased online.
Waimea Falls, also known as Waihi Falls, is one of the more accessible falls on Oahu. It is located within Waimea Valley, which is a unique Hawaiian botanical garden within a significant cultural and archaeological site. There is a small fee to enter the park. This is a worthwhile contribution, as the place is dedicated to the preservation of the incredible botanical and cultural features of the area. There is an optional shuttle service for the very young or elderly to be able to also enjoy the falls. The 3.5-mile hike, which is mostly along flat, paved ground, is well worth doing as the path meanders through the magnificent gardens and historical sites. A visit to Waimea Falls is very much a cultural experience if you take the time to relax and enjoy the surrounds. The 45 foot (13.7m) waterfall is part of Kamanui Stream that flows from the north end of the Koolau Mountains on Windward side Oahu all the way through Waimea Valley to join the Waimea River to the ocean.
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Waimea Falls
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Waimea Falls, also known as Waihi Falls, is one of the more accessible falls on Oahu. It is located within Waimea Valley, which is a unique Hawaiian botanical garden within a significant cultural and archaeological site. There is a small fee to enter the park. This is a worthwhile contribution, as the place is dedicated to the preservation of the incredible botanical and cultural features of the area. There is an optional shuttle service for the very young or elderly to be able to also enjoy the falls. The 3.5-mile hike, which is mostly along flat, paved ground, is well worth doing as the path meanders through the magnificent gardens and historical sites. A visit to Waimea Falls is very much a cultural experience if you take the time to relax and enjoy the surrounds. The 45 foot (13.7m) waterfall is part of Kamanui Stream that flows from the north end of the Koolau Mountains on Windward side Oahu all the way through Waimea Valley to join the Waimea River to the ocean.
Built in 1937 as the Honolulu home of Doris Duke (1912-1993), Shangri La was inspired by Duke’s extensive travels throughout North Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia, and reflects artistic and architectural collections and designs from these regions. The museum is a program of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation through the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art. Doris Duke and her new husband, James Cromwell, arrived in Honolulu in August 1935 as the final stop on their honeymoon tour; they soon extended their island stay by four months, longer than they had lingered in any other place on their itinerary. She described the islands as “…one of the most beautiful places in the world. It has a marvelous climate all year round, and I love the ocean, and I like the people.” Duke befriended the Kahanamoku family, a prominent Native Hawaiian family who formed the core of Duke’s social circle for many years and introduced her to Hawaiian life. Finding herself captivated by the cultures she experienced during her honeymoon and enamored with Hawai‘i, Duke designed a new home in collaboration with architect Marion Sims Wyeth that would evoke the beauty and character of these cultures. This home would become Shangri La. For nearly 60 years, Duke commissioned and collected major elements representing the Islamic history, art and culture of Spain, Morocco, Egypt, Syria, Iran, Central Asia, India and parts of Southeast Asia. In 1965, Duke added a codicil to her will calling for the creation of the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art so Shangri La could become a public institution “to promote the study and understanding of Middle Eastern Art and Culture.” After Duke’s death in 1993, Shangri La opened to the public in 2002.
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Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design
4055 Papu Circle
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Built in 1937 as the Honolulu home of Doris Duke (1912-1993), Shangri La was inspired by Duke’s extensive travels throughout North Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia, and reflects artistic and architectural collections and designs from these regions. The museum is a program of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation through the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art. Doris Duke and her new husband, James Cromwell, arrived in Honolulu in August 1935 as the final stop on their honeymoon tour; they soon extended their island stay by four months, longer than they had lingered in any other place on their itinerary. She described the islands as “…one of the most beautiful places in the world. It has a marvelous climate all year round, and I love the ocean, and I like the people.” Duke befriended the Kahanamoku family, a prominent Native Hawaiian family who formed the core of Duke’s social circle for many years and introduced her to Hawaiian life. Finding herself captivated by the cultures she experienced during her honeymoon and enamored with Hawai‘i, Duke designed a new home in collaboration with architect Marion Sims Wyeth that would evoke the beauty and character of these cultures. This home would become Shangri La. For nearly 60 years, Duke commissioned and collected major elements representing the Islamic history, art and culture of Spain, Morocco, Egypt, Syria, Iran, Central Asia, India and parts of Southeast Asia. In 1965, Duke added a codicil to her will calling for the creation of the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art so Shangri La could become a public institution “to promote the study and understanding of Middle Eastern Art and Culture.” After Duke’s death in 1993, Shangri La opened to the public in 2002.
Kualoa is 4,000 acres of stunning tropical beauty offering a Jurassic Valley Zipline, ATVs, Raptor Tours, Boat tours, Hollywood Movie Site Tours, Food Tours as well as Horseback. If you've seen Jurassic World, you've seen Kualoa! Kualoa Hawaii is a Private Nature Reserve and working cattle ranch on the East Side of Oahu. You can explore Kualoa daily with several tours including a Jurassi Valley Zipline, Movie Site Tour, ATV's and Raptors, Horseback, Ocean Voyaging, Fishpond, Garden, Beach Activities, and even a new Food Tour. Over 50 movies and TV shows have been filmed at Kualoa over the years, including Jurassic World and Jurassic Park, LOST, 50 First Dates, Godzilla and Kong Skull Island. Kualoa is a popular site for Special Events, Team Building, Weddings, Corporate & Incentive Meetings sites accommodating groups of 50 to 5,000. Open daily except Christmas & New Years, 8:30am to 5:30pm. (808) 237-7321 or book online at www.kualoa.com
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Kualoa Ranch
49-560 Kamehameha Highway
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Kualoa is 4,000 acres of stunning tropical beauty offering a Jurassic Valley Zipline, ATVs, Raptor Tours, Boat tours, Hollywood Movie Site Tours, Food Tours as well as Horseback. If you've seen Jurassic World, you've seen Kualoa! Kualoa Hawaii is a Private Nature Reserve and working cattle ranch on the East Side of Oahu. You can explore Kualoa daily with several tours including a Jurassi Valley Zipline, Movie Site Tour, ATV's and Raptors, Horseback, Ocean Voyaging, Fishpond, Garden, Beach Activities, and even a new Food Tour. Over 50 movies and TV shows have been filmed at Kualoa over the years, including Jurassic World and Jurassic Park, LOST, 50 First Dates, Godzilla and Kong Skull Island. Kualoa is a popular site for Special Events, Team Building, Weddings, Corporate & Incentive Meetings sites accommodating groups of 50 to 5,000. Open daily except Christmas & New Years, 8:30am to 5:30pm. (808) 237-7321 or book online at www.kualoa.com
Originally operated as a fruit stand beginning in 1950, Dole Plantation opened to the public as Hawaii’s “Pineapple Experience” in 1989. Today, Dole Plantation is one of Oahu’s most popular visitor attractions and welcomes more than one million visitors a year. Dole Plantation provides enjoyable activities for the entire family, including the Pineapple Express Train Tour, the Plantation Garden Tour, and the Pineapple Garden Maze. Also popular are informational displays and presentations, as well as our plantation country store offering a wide variety of Dole Plantation gifts, local favorites, foods and refreshments including the world-famous DoleWhip®. And, before you leave you can purchase fresh pineapple to take home.
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Dole Plantation
64-1550 Kamehameha Highway
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Originally operated as a fruit stand beginning in 1950, Dole Plantation opened to the public as Hawaii’s “Pineapple Experience” in 1989. Today, Dole Plantation is one of Oahu’s most popular visitor attractions and welcomes more than one million visitors a year. Dole Plantation provides enjoyable activities for the entire family, including the Pineapple Express Train Tour, the Plantation Garden Tour, and the Pineapple Garden Maze. Also popular are informational displays and presentations, as well as our plantation country store offering a wide variety of Dole Plantation gifts, local favorites, foods and refreshments including the world-famous DoleWhip®. And, before you leave you can purchase fresh pineapple to take home.
The Polynesian Cultural Center, voted the #1 attraction in Hawaii by USA Today, is located along the famous North Shore of Oahu. Explore 42 acres of tropical splendor featuring 6 authentic villages representing the island cultures of Hawaii, Fiji, Aotearoa (New Zealand), Samoa, Tahiti, and Tonga. Mingle with Pacific islanders as they share the majesty of their culture through music, dance and traditional hands-on activities. Our most popular dining option is the award-winning Ali’i Luau. This royal feast blends a delicious array of island and mainland dishes with the excitement of authentic island entertainment from across Polynesia. Finish your adventure though the power of “Ha: Breath of Life,” an action-packed evening show. Ignited by fire, song and dance featuring over 100 Polynesian performers, this story of passion will make this day a truly unforgettable experience. The Polynesian Cultural Center: all of Polynesia in one exciting place.
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Полинезийский культурный центр
55-370 Kamehameha Hwy
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The Polynesian Cultural Center, voted the #1 attraction in Hawaii by USA Today, is located along the famous North Shore of Oahu. Explore 42 acres of tropical splendor featuring 6 authentic villages representing the island cultures of Hawaii, Fiji, Aotearoa (New Zealand), Samoa, Tahiti, and Tonga. Mingle with Pacific islanders as they share the majesty of their culture through music, dance and traditional hands-on activities. Our most popular dining option is the award-winning Ali’i Luau. This royal feast blends a delicious array of island and mainland dishes with the excitement of authentic island entertainment from across Polynesia. Finish your adventure though the power of “Ha: Breath of Life,” an action-packed evening show. Ignited by fire, song and dance featuring over 100 Polynesian performers, this story of passion will make this day a truly unforgettable experience. The Polynesian Cultural Center: all of Polynesia in one exciting place.

City/town information

Haleiwa is the gateway to the world famous North Shore surfing beaches. Make sure you checkout the great shopping and casual dinning Haleiwa has to offer. Giovani's shrimp truck & Matsumoto's Shave Ice are two of the must eats in Haleiwa!
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Haleiwa
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Haleiwa is the gateway to the world famous North Shore surfing beaches. Make sure you checkout the great shopping and casual dinning Haleiwa has to offer. Giovani's shrimp truck & Matsumoto's Shave Ice are two of the must eats in Haleiwa!
Kailua, the once-sleepy community on Oahu’s Windward Side, is most often associated with its beaches. And we get it. Kailua and Lanikai beaches are world-renowned, luring thousands of visitors every year with their golden sands and aquamarine waters. But the appeal of this beachy town, flanked by the dramatic cliffs of the Koolau Mountains and crescent-shaped Kailua Bay, go beyond its stretches of sand. Some of the island’s best restaurants and boutiques are in Kailua. There are historic sites and hiking trails, surf spots and farmer’s markets. It’s home to the largest wetland in the Islands, where you can find four of the state’s endemic and endangered waterbirds. And this area, once the playground of alii (Hawaiian royalty), beckons the rich and famous: Beyoncé and Jay-Z have vacationed here, as have Rihanna, Jessica Simpson and, of course, President Barack Obama. There are no hotel towers, no sprawling resorts, no giant shopping malls. Instead, you’ll find friendly coffee shops, homey bed-and-breakfasts, family-run restaurants, shops where the owners will greet you at the door.
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Kailua
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Kailua, the once-sleepy community on Oahu’s Windward Side, is most often associated with its beaches. And we get it. Kailua and Lanikai beaches are world-renowned, luring thousands of visitors every year with their golden sands and aquamarine waters. But the appeal of this beachy town, flanked by the dramatic cliffs of the Koolau Mountains and crescent-shaped Kailua Bay, go beyond its stretches of sand. Some of the island’s best restaurants and boutiques are in Kailua. There are historic sites and hiking trails, surf spots and farmer’s markets. It’s home to the largest wetland in the Islands, where you can find four of the state’s endemic and endangered waterbirds. And this area, once the playground of alii (Hawaiian royalty), beckons the rich and famous: Beyoncé and Jay-Z have vacationed here, as have Rihanna, Jessica Simpson and, of course, President Barack Obama. There are no hotel towers, no sprawling resorts, no giant shopping malls. Instead, you’ll find friendly coffee shops, homey bed-and-breakfasts, family-run restaurants, shops where the owners will greet you at the door.

Food scene

Buzz's is a local favorite steakhouse on the east side of Oahu. Known for great steak and seafood this restaurant has regularly hosted Presidents Clinton & Obama!
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Buzz's Steakhouse
413 Kawailoa Road
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Buzz's is a local favorite steakhouse on the east side of Oahu. Known for great steak and seafood this restaurant has regularly hosted Presidents Clinton & Obama!
The open-air restaurant in this lush valley overlooks its own tropical garden and koi pond with a breathtaking view of the Ko‘olau mountain range. Seafood specials, prime rib & jumbo mai tais in a polished, breezy space where sandy feet are okay.
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Haleiwa Joe's Haiku Gardens
46-336 Haiku Road
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The open-air restaurant in this lush valley overlooks its own tropical garden and koi pond with a breathtaking view of the Ko‘olau mountain range. Seafood specials, prime rib & jumbo mai tais in a polished, breezy space where sandy feet are okay.
This Chinatown restaurant serves a street-style spin on traditional Vietnamese fare, using Pacific ingredients. The Farmer’s Pho uses ingredients found at farmers markets, and the small plates, like Laotian fried chicken, aren’t to be skipped. This is also the only spot on the island that offers frozen custard. The flavors veer toward the nontraditional, with an ever-changing lineup that has included sweet basil lime and caramel coffee. But the creamy “soft serve” custard is as classic as can be.
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The Pig and The Lady
83 North King Street
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This Chinatown restaurant serves a street-style spin on traditional Vietnamese fare, using Pacific ingredients. The Farmer’s Pho uses ingredients found at farmers markets, and the small plates, like Laotian fried chicken, aren’t to be skipped. This is also the only spot on the island that offers frozen custard. The flavors veer toward the nontraditional, with an ever-changing lineup that has included sweet basil lime and caramel coffee. But the creamy “soft serve” custard is as classic as can be.
Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman features locally sourced food, 36 handcrafted beers served at 29 degrees, and an extensive list of wines and culinary cocktails. Enjoy a casual, fun environment with welcoming, friendly service. Live music daily.
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Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman - Ko Olina
92-1048 Olani Street
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Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman features locally sourced food, 36 handcrafted beers served at 29 degrees, and an extensive list of wines and culinary cocktails. Enjoy a casual, fun environment with welcoming, friendly service. Live music daily.
Located on the 36th floor of the Ala Moana Hotel, The Signature Prime Steak & Seafood is the new home to a space known historically for memorable evenings with Oahu’s most epic views. Savor one of the bar’s signature crafted cocktails and take in the panoramic sunset views, while enjoying unparalleled service and a perfectly aged prime grade steak. We promise to offer an unforgettable experience. ​ Upon entering the red carpet entrance of the exclusive elevator at Ala Moana Hotel, each new guest will be enthralled by crystal chandeliers and live music played on The Signature’s white grand piano. When it comes to choosing a table, the opportunities are endless: The intimate bar, piano lounge, vintage-style ocean view booths, an exclusive experience in our wine cellar, or any of our luxurious mountain room or ocean room tables. ​
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The Signature Prime Steak & Seafood
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Located on the 36th floor of the Ala Moana Hotel, The Signature Prime Steak & Seafood is the new home to a space known historically for memorable evenings with Oahu’s most epic views. Savor one of the bar’s signature crafted cocktails and take in the panoramic sunset views, while enjoying unparalleled service and a perfectly aged prime grade steak. We promise to offer an unforgettable experience. ​ Upon entering the red carpet entrance of the exclusive elevator at Ala Moana Hotel, each new guest will be enthralled by crystal chandeliers and live music played on The Signature’s white grand piano. When it comes to choosing a table, the opportunities are endless: The intimate bar, piano lounge, vintage-style ocean view booths, an exclusive experience in our wine cellar, or any of our luxurious mountain room or ocean room tables. ​
This Chinatown spot serves Asian style dishes like shrimp gyoza, ramen, oxtail dumplings, and thai red curry with coconut gnocchi. Lucky Belly itself might be a popular nighttime spot, but the late-night takeout window is the real pro move -- the menu is constantly changing, but the bites will only cost you around $5. Past window menu items have included bacon kimchi fried rice and a pork belly bao.
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Lucky Belly
50 North Hotel Street
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This Chinatown spot serves Asian style dishes like shrimp gyoza, ramen, oxtail dumplings, and thai red curry with coconut gnocchi. Lucky Belly itself might be a popular nighttime spot, but the late-night takeout window is the real pro move -- the menu is constantly changing, but the bites will only cost you around $5. Past window menu items have included bacon kimchi fried rice and a pork belly bao.
Hawaii loves breakfast, and few places do it better than Over Easy, a warm, happy family operation anyone would be proud to support. Delicate, golden, crispy-edged pancakes are the highlight of sweet dishes, but don’t leave without trying the pig hash with lomi tomatoes and Okinawan sweet potatoes, or the bacon-cabbage broth poured over a bowl of rice and Portuguese sausage. Outside seating and takeout are available.
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Over Easy
418 Kuulei Rd
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Hawaii loves breakfast, and few places do it better than Over Easy, a warm, happy family operation anyone would be proud to support. Delicate, golden, crispy-edged pancakes are the highlight of sweet dishes, but don’t leave without trying the pig hash with lomi tomatoes and Okinawan sweet potatoes, or the bacon-cabbage broth poured over a bowl of rice and Portuguese sausage. Outside seating and takeout are available.
Leonard's Bakery on Oahu is not a local secret spot anymore. A once quiet bakery sitting midway up Kapahulu Avenue, is now featured in many tourist guide books, and has become an Oahu attraction itself! All the attention and fame goes to these little special Portuguese style donuts call malasadas! So, what’s all the hype about Leonard's Bakery and their malasada donuts? For one, it’s just not another doughnut. Food fads and crazes come and go, but there is good reason why the lines remain on any given day, year after year. These Portuguese style doughnuts are fried to order. They are the size of your palm, medium weighted, rolled in sugar, and fluffy and airy on the inside. The taste is like no other, and it’s almost injustice trying to describe it in words!
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Leonard's Bakery
933 Kapahulu Avenue
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Leonard's Bakery on Oahu is not a local secret spot anymore. A once quiet bakery sitting midway up Kapahulu Avenue, is now featured in many tourist guide books, and has become an Oahu attraction itself! All the attention and fame goes to these little special Portuguese style donuts call malasadas! So, what’s all the hype about Leonard's Bakery and their malasada donuts? For one, it’s just not another doughnut. Food fads and crazes come and go, but there is good reason why the lines remain on any given day, year after year. These Portuguese style doughnuts are fried to order. They are the size of your palm, medium weighted, rolled in sugar, and fluffy and airy on the inside. The taste is like no other, and it’s almost injustice trying to describe it in words!

Neighborhoods

Kakaʻako is a lively urban center in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi on the island of Oʻahu. It sits on the southern shoreline between the areas of Ala Moana and Waikīkī to its east and Downtown Honolulu to its west. Kakaʻako touches the ocean at the Kakaʻako Waterfront Park, Kewalo Harbor and Ala Moana Beach Park. To the north are the valley communities of Nuʻuanu, Pauoa and Makiki. A neighborhood brimming with a mix of fine dining and street food eateries, Kakaʻako is Hawaiʻi’s urban mecca. There’s just so much to do here. Shopping options are plentiful. Entertainment is growing with the best yet to come. Residents, business owners and visitors have created such a synergy that Kakaʻako is on the rise. No worries, though. You can still find a peaceful corner in a coffee shop or stroll down to the ocean for a quiet time of relaxation.
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Kaka'ako
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Kakaʻako is a lively urban center in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi on the island of Oʻahu. It sits on the southern shoreline between the areas of Ala Moana and Waikīkī to its east and Downtown Honolulu to its west. Kakaʻako touches the ocean at the Kakaʻako Waterfront Park, Kewalo Harbor and Ala Moana Beach Park. To the north are the valley communities of Nuʻuanu, Pauoa and Makiki. A neighborhood brimming with a mix of fine dining and street food eateries, Kakaʻako is Hawaiʻi’s urban mecca. There’s just so much to do here. Shopping options are plentiful. Entertainment is growing with the best yet to come. Residents, business owners and visitors have created such a synergy that Kakaʻako is on the rise. No worries, though. You can still find a peaceful corner in a coffee shop or stroll down to the ocean for a quiet time of relaxation.

Fun for Kids

Family-friendly chain offering a sports-bar-style setting for American food and a massive arcade. Virtual reality experiences and live sports at Dave & Buster’s in Honolulu. Enjoy game day with massive screens and stadium sound to amplify watching the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors with friends and fans. And we're located right off of Auahi Street near Ala Moana Beach!
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Dave & Buster's
1030 Auahi Street
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Family-friendly chain offering a sports-bar-style setting for American food and a massive arcade. Virtual reality experiences and live sports at Dave & Buster’s in Honolulu. Enjoy game day with massive screens and stadium sound to amplify watching the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors with friends and fans. And we're located right off of Auahi Street near Ala Moana Beach!
Hawaii's largest indoor trampoline park. Next level amusement featuring a variety of attractions. Dogdgeball, basketball, a gaming area and more.
iTrampoline Hawaii
94-157 Malakole Street
Hawaii's largest indoor trampoline park. Next level amusement featuring a variety of attractions. Dogdgeball, basketball, a gaming area and more.
Located in the heart of Honolulu. 30,000 square feet and two stories of indoor playground for age 10months to 13years old. Race bumper cars, bounce onto a Velcro wall and tackle a Ninja Warrior-style obstacle course at this new indoor playground at Ward Village.
KIDS CITY ADVENTURE
1200 Ala Moana Boulevard
Located in the heart of Honolulu. 30,000 square feet and two stories of indoor playground for age 10months to 13years old. Race bumper cars, bounce onto a Velcro wall and tackle a Ninja Warrior-style obstacle course at this new indoor playground at Ward Village.
Wet’n’Wild Hawaii is Oahu’s top 10 most visited family attraction on the island and voted Best of Honolulu Magazine’s "Best Family Attraction" is also the new home of Chief's Luau - Hawaii's highest rated luau. Located in Kapolei, Oahu’s "Second City", the park features more than 25 exhilarating attractions. Nestled on 29-acres in lush tropical landscaping and natural cliffs, you will find a different adventure in each corner ideal for families and thrill seekers alike.
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Wet'n'Wild Hawaii
400 Farrington Highway
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Wet’n’Wild Hawaii is Oahu’s top 10 most visited family attraction on the island and voted Best of Honolulu Magazine’s "Best Family Attraction" is also the new home of Chief's Luau - Hawaii's highest rated luau. Located in Kapolei, Oahu’s "Second City", the park features more than 25 exhilarating attractions. Nestled on 29-acres in lush tropical landscaping and natural cliffs, you will find a different adventure in each corner ideal for families and thrill seekers alike.

Walking distance from the condo

MAC (Modern American Cooking) available 24 hours a day -- and a bar that's open 22 of them! Celebrity Chef James Aptakin (Food Network $10k Winner!) creates his signature dishes along with classic American and local island dishes -- all while sourcing local farmers for the freshest seafood, produce and meats. MAC 24-7's, now six years old, is showing signs of it's rather functional schizophrenia: fun breakfast joint by day, but when night falls, the interior is transformed into a chic, modern "Jetsons-like" bar and restaurant. Now known for far more than pancakes, MAC 24/7 is the destination restaurant for late night travelers seeking incredible food along with stellar cocktails -- all without the annoyance of the fluorescent lighting afforded by other late-night eateries!
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M.A.C. 24/7 Restaurant and Bar
2500 Kuhio Avenue
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MAC (Modern American Cooking) available 24 hours a day -- and a bar that's open 22 of them! Celebrity Chef James Aptakin (Food Network $10k Winner!) creates his signature dishes along with classic American and local island dishes -- all while sourcing local farmers for the freshest seafood, produce and meats. MAC 24-7's, now six years old, is showing signs of it's rather functional schizophrenia: fun breakfast joint by day, but when night falls, the interior is transformed into a chic, modern "Jetsons-like" bar and restaurant. Now known for far more than pancakes, MAC 24/7 is the destination restaurant for late night travelers seeking incredible food along with stellar cocktails -- all without the annoyance of the fluorescent lighting afforded by other late-night eateries!
Popular option known for its beachfront location, surf 'n' turf, tiki vibe & umbrella drinks. Live music on weekends and gorgeous views of Diamond head and the surf.
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Duke's Waikiki
2335 Kalakaua Avenue
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Popular option known for its beachfront location, surf 'n' turf, tiki vibe & umbrella drinks. Live music on weekends and gorgeous views of Diamond head and the surf.
The Honolulu Zoo is unique in that it is the only zoo in the United States to be established by grants made by a sovereign monarch. In 1914, the City of Honolulu assumed responsibility for Kapi`olani Park and Ben Hollinger, the first Park Director for Kapi`olani Park, began collecting animals “for the children of Hawai`i.” His collection began with a monkey, bear and an African elephant. In 1947, 42.5 acres within Kapi`olani Park, was designated as the Honolulu Zoo. A Master Plan in 1984, was developed for a Tropical Zoological Garden. All exhibits were organized into three tropical ecological zones: the African Savanna, Asian and American Tropical Forests, and Pacific Islands. There are approximately 900 different animals from the tropics that now reside at the Honolulu Zoo. Komodo Dragons, orangutans, elephants, primates, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and a variety of African animals can be viewed in their specially-designed habitats daily.
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Зоопарк Гонолулу
151 Kapahulu Avenue
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The Honolulu Zoo is unique in that it is the only zoo in the United States to be established by grants made by a sovereign monarch. In 1914, the City of Honolulu assumed responsibility for Kapi`olani Park and Ben Hollinger, the first Park Director for Kapi`olani Park, began collecting animals “for the children of Hawai`i.” His collection began with a monkey, bear and an African elephant. In 1947, 42.5 acres within Kapi`olani Park, was designated as the Honolulu Zoo. A Master Plan in 1984, was developed for a Tropical Zoological Garden. All exhibits were organized into three tropical ecological zones: the African Savanna, Asian and American Tropical Forests, and Pacific Islands. There are approximately 900 different animals from the tropics that now reside at the Honolulu Zoo. Komodo Dragons, orangutans, elephants, primates, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and a variety of African animals can be viewed in their specially-designed habitats daily.
Founded in 1904, the Waikiki Aquarium is the second oldest public aquarium in the country. Built along the scenic Honolulu shoreline, overlooking a living coral reef, the aquarium invites visitors to explore its stunning native gardens and wander through exhibits that are home to over 3,500 different marine animals, fish and invertebrates. The Waikiki Aquarium is divided into 13 different display areas, each with several exhibits highlighting different animals and habitats, including sea dragons, giant clams, octopus, and jelly fish. The aquarium also offers a multitude of public programs and family friendly classes that offer hands-on fun while furthering its mission to inspire and promote understanding, appreciation and conservation of Pacific marine life. Prices - Admission is $12 adults; $5 children (3-12) and seniors (65+); $8 active military (with ID). Kids age 3 and under enter free. Hours - Open daily from 9am-4:30pm. Closed on Christmas Day and Honolulu Marathon Day.
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Аквариум Вайкики
2777 Kalakaua Avenue
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Founded in 1904, the Waikiki Aquarium is the second oldest public aquarium in the country. Built along the scenic Honolulu shoreline, overlooking a living coral reef, the aquarium invites visitors to explore its stunning native gardens and wander through exhibits that are home to over 3,500 different marine animals, fish and invertebrates. The Waikiki Aquarium is divided into 13 different display areas, each with several exhibits highlighting different animals and habitats, including sea dragons, giant clams, octopus, and jelly fish. The aquarium also offers a multitude of public programs and family friendly classes that offer hands-on fun while furthering its mission to inspire and promote understanding, appreciation and conservation of Pacific marine life. Prices - Admission is $12 adults; $5 children (3-12) and seniors (65+); $8 active military (with ID). Kids age 3 and under enter free. Hours - Open daily from 9am-4:30pm. Closed on Christmas Day and Honolulu Marathon Day.
Come aboard the Big Yellow Catamaran in Waikiki! Located in front of Duke’s Restaurant and departing from Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Oahu, our booze cruises take you to the most beautiful spots, where you can marvel at Diamond Head State Monument or an amazing Hawaii sunset. Spend the day dancing to great island music and sipping on our famous cocktails! You can also enjoy a beer from our sponsors, Pacifico and Modelo! Our catamaran is a USCG Certified Vessel, and our fun and savvy crew members know how to keep you smiling and dancing the whole time. Relax and enjoy the pure ocean breeze while our excellent mixologists whip you up a delicious drink, all while ensuring you have a safe and amazing experience! Book one of our sails, and be sure to bring your thirst for adventure and Maitais!
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Na Hoku II Catamaran
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Come aboard the Big Yellow Catamaran in Waikiki! Located in front of Duke’s Restaurant and departing from Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Oahu, our booze cruises take you to the most beautiful spots, where you can marvel at Diamond Head State Monument or an amazing Hawaii sunset. Spend the day dancing to great island music and sipping on our famous cocktails! You can also enjoy a beer from our sponsors, Pacifico and Modelo! Our catamaran is a USCG Certified Vessel, and our fun and savvy crew members know how to keep you smiling and dancing the whole time. Relax and enjoy the pure ocean breeze while our excellent mixologists whip you up a delicious drink, all while ensuring you have a safe and amazing experience! Book one of our sails, and be sure to bring your thirst for adventure and Maitais!
The best way to experience Honolulu is to jump on a surfboard and catch some waves. If you want an authentic Hawaiian surf adventure in magical Waikiki, riding waves where the kings, queens, and princesses of ancient Hawaii surfed, come to Moniz Family Surf in the Billabong flagship store right across the street from the Duke Statue. No experience? No problem! No matter what your skill level is, the Moniz Family accommodates your needs and guarantees that you stand up and ride a wave during the course of your lesson. We start off with a land demonstration and safety instructions, which take approximately 20 minutes, then walk across the street and jump in the water. We believe anyone can learn to surf and strive to make sure you feel comfortable on the board and have a blast riding the waves. Duration: 1.5 hours Available Times: 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., & 3 p.m. Lesson Options: Group & private surf lessons Capacity: 4 surfers
MONIZ FAMILY SURF
101 Uluniu Avenue
The best way to experience Honolulu is to jump on a surfboard and catch some waves. If you want an authentic Hawaiian surf adventure in magical Waikiki, riding waves where the kings, queens, and princesses of ancient Hawaii surfed, come to Moniz Family Surf in the Billabong flagship store right across the street from the Duke Statue. No experience? No problem! No matter what your skill level is, the Moniz Family accommodates your needs and guarantees that you stand up and ride a wave during the course of your lesson. We start off with a land demonstration and safety instructions, which take approximately 20 minutes, then walk across the street and jump in the water. We believe anyone can learn to surf and strive to make sure you feel comfortable on the board and have a blast riding the waves. Duration: 1.5 hours Available Times: 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., & 3 p.m. Lesson Options: Group & private surf lessons Capacity: 4 surfers