A Local's Guidebook for Kailua and O`ahu

Blaine
A Local's Guidebook for Kailua and O`ahu

Food Scene

In this guide, you'll find an array of places and activities we enjoy and to which we'd like to share with you.
Great healthy smoothies and Acai bowls. The best Ahi sandwich on this side of the island. My favorite sandwich in Kailua.
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Nalu Health Bar & Cafe
131 Hekili St
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Great healthy smoothies and Acai bowls. The best Ahi sandwich on this side of the island. My favorite sandwich in Kailua.
Great place for local seafood at a reasonable price. For food, I personally like the Ahi with Furikake as an entree, and the Ahi Bites for an appetizer. Also a great place to buy fresh island fish. Make sure to call early and ask what sort of fish has been brought in.
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Nico's Kailua
970 N Kalaheo Ave
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Great place for local seafood at a reasonable price. For food, I personally like the Ahi with Furikake as an entree, and the Ahi Bites for an appetizer. Also a great place to buy fresh island fish. Make sure to call early and ask what sort of fish has been brought in.
One of my favorite neighborhood gems. The food is always good and the wine selection is as well.
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Kalapawai Cafe & Deli
750 Kailua Road
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One of my favorite neighborhood gems. The food is always good and the wine selection is as well.
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Kailua Farmers' Market
609 Kailua Rd
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On Sundays between 8am and noon are a host of local vendors offering everything from organic produce to locally raised and sourced meats and seafood. You'll also find some unique products you can take home as gifts to share with friends and family.
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KailuaTown Farmers’ Market
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On Sundays between 8am and noon are a host of local vendors offering everything from organic produce to locally raised and sourced meats and seafood. You'll also find some unique products you can take home as gifts to share with friends and family.
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Uahi Island Grill
33 Aulike Street
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Best coffee in Kailua town without the crowd. Local hangout and people watching spot to enjoy a great cup of joe. Food is ok but you're going there solely for the coffee. If it's during the afternoon, make sure to swing next door to Olive or Oliver Boutique shops.
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ChadLou's Coffee • Cafe & Roastery
45 Kihapai Street
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Best coffee in Kailua town without the crowd. Local hangout and people watching spot to enjoy a great cup of joe. Food is ok but you're going there solely for the coffee. If it's during the afternoon, make sure to swing next door to Olive or Oliver Boutique shops.

Drinks & Nightlife

A wide array of great beers both local and brought in from the continental US. Holly (the owner) is always welcoming.
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Grace In Growlers
143 Hekili St
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A wide array of great beers both local and brought in from the continental US. Holly (the owner) is always welcoming.
Iconic Surf & Turf Island Style restaurant that locals and tourist frequent for great drinks and a fun atmosphere.
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Buzz's Steakhouse
413 Kawailoa Road
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Iconic Surf & Turf Island Style restaurant that locals and tourist frequent for great drinks and a fun atmosphere.

Parks & Nature

Protected by outer reefs, Kailua Bay is a great place to take the family for a nice swim in the ocean. Easy walking distance with a rented Kayak or Stand-up Paddle Board from Kailua Beach Adventures.
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Парк Кейлуа Бич
526 Kawailoa Road
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Protected by outer reefs, Kailua Bay is a great place to take the family for a nice swim in the ocean. Easy walking distance with a rented Kayak or Stand-up Paddle Board from Kailua Beach Adventures.
The most iconic portion of Kailua Bay, Ka'ohao (the original name for Lanika) boast spectacular views of the Mokulua (two islands). The best time to enjoy the beach is in the weekday to avoid weekend traffic from locals and tourists alike. Parking can be challenging on nice sunny days especially on the weekend. Abide by parking rules to avoid a ticket or being towed.
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Ланикай Бич
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The most iconic portion of Kailua Bay, Ka'ohao (the original name for Lanika) boast spectacular views of the Mokulua (two islands). The best time to enjoy the beach is in the weekday to avoid weekend traffic from locals and tourists alike. Parking can be challenging on nice sunny days especially on the weekend. Abide by parking rules to avoid a ticket or being towed.
Short scenic hike to a beautiful waterfall just a few minutes drive from Kailua town and nestled just mauka (mountain side) of the quiet neighborhood of Maunawili. Again your best time to go there is when the weather is nice (so you don't damage the trails when they are muddy) and during the weekdays. Make sure to take any valuables with you on the trail and not leave them in your car. There has been problems in the past with break-ins though the neighborhood usually looks after its guests.
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Водопады Мауноили
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Short scenic hike to a beautiful waterfall just a few minutes drive from Kailua town and nestled just mauka (mountain side) of the quiet neighborhood of Maunawili. Again your best time to go there is when the weather is nice (so you don't damage the trails when they are muddy) and during the weekdays. Make sure to take any valuables with you on the trail and not leave them in your car. There has been problems in the past with break-ins though the neighborhood usually looks after its guests.
A short hike to old World War II pillbox installations to monitor incoming Japanese attacks. One of the best places for a picturesque sunrise photo from the islands. I would not recommend making the steep initial climb with any rains. Hiking during that time causes erosion and damage to the hillside. Parking is limited so go early and again a weekday activity is preferred over weekend.
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Lanikai Pillbox
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A short hike to old World War II pillbox installations to monitor incoming Japanese attacks. One of the best places for a picturesque sunrise photo from the islands. I would not recommend making the steep initial climb with any rains. Hiking during that time causes erosion and damage to the hillside. Parking is limited so go early and again a weekday activity is preferred over weekend.

Shopping

Cute boutique clothing store for women.
Olive Boutique
43 Kihapai Street
Cute boutique clothing store for women.
Local clothing and knick knack shop for men.
Oliver Men's Shop
49 Kihapai Street
Local clothing and knick knack shop for men.

Essentials

The original local health foods store of Honolulu and Kailua before Whole Foods came to Kailua. Local produce, vegan food products, and green products.
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Down to Earth Organic & Natural Kailua
201 Hamakua Drive
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The original local health foods store of Honolulu and Kailua before Whole Foods came to Kailua. Local produce, vegan food products, and green products.
Our local grocery store built over the years from the Sullivan family, a wide variety of grocery products you might need . Local foods and a good variety of seafood and tastiest of them all, Poke. A healthy snack, consider getting yourself a Poke Bowl with either brown or white rice. I'm more of a traditionalist and get the Hawaiian Poke (with 'Inamona and sea salt).
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Foodland Kailua
108 Hekili Street
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Our local grocery store built over the years from the Sullivan family, a wide variety of grocery products you might need . Local foods and a good variety of seafood and tastiest of them all, Poke. A healthy snack, consider getting yourself a Poke Bowl with either brown or white rice. I'm more of a traditionalist and get the Hawaiian Poke (with 'Inamona and sea salt).

Arts & Culture

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Иолани
364 South King Street
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Бишоп Музеум
1525 Bernice Street
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Sightseeing

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Makapuʻu Lookout
Kalanianaole Highway
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Nu‘uanu Pali Lookout
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