Honolulu Things to Do

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  • 1. Pearl Harbor

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Pearl Harbour and especially its WWII plight is so famous that once in Honolulu there is practically no chance of skipping it. The area where the unsalvageable sunken ships were laying was turned into...

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  • 2. Hanauma Bay

    Hula dancing is a traditional form of Hawaiian art that makes dance out of music and song. Hula Dance was originally a religious dance brought to Hawaii by the Polynesians. It was often used to...

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  • 3. Diamond Head

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I've made this hike three times. The last two ascents it took me 24 minutes each time to make it to the top. Not bad for a Senior Citizen from Seattle. Good walking shoes are a must . Great view at...

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  • 4. Iolani Palace

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Pearl Harbor and Honolulu tour that we took drove us past the Iolani Palace and they told us about it, but we did not have a chance to go in. It was the royal residence of the rulers of the...

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  • 5. Waikiki Beach

    4 out of 5 stars

    Despite its size, Honolulu’s accommodations are geographically limited. Practically all the lodging is in the Waikiki area which can turn into a blessing for some but a nightmare for others. Even...

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  • 6. Zoo

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Honolulu Zoo is an inexpensive and fun outing for families. Children will enjoy seeing the elephants, crocodiles, exotic birds, Galapagos tortoises, and Komodo dragons. You can bring in a picnic...

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  • 7. Aloha Tower

    Just below the Aloha Tower you will find a statue of a hula girl. This is the Aloha 'Oe memorial. The memorial and the song tell the tale of the bittersweet feeling of lover's departure from Hawaii....

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  • 8. Bishop Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Bishop Museum is one of my favorite places in the world. It houses a wonderful collection of artifacts from old Hawaii and Polynesia, and also tells the story of the immigrant groups who have...

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  • 9. Shopping

    Hawaiian paintings show the invisible and they let you hear the sounds of silence. The mountains, the waterfalls cascading into the always changing moments of magical light and shadow have provided...

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  • 10. Dole Pineapple Plantation

    This is also the home of the world's largest maze as officially recognized in the 1998 Guinness Book of World Records. The maze covers more than two acres with 1.7 miles of paths planted with 11,400...

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  • 11. Punchbowl

    The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific is also known as The Punchbowl. As I mentioned in another Honolulu tip I love to research the original Hawaiian names of locations and see their meanings....

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  • 12. Hula Dancing

    This can be real fun for some and seem like a tourist trap to others. The good news for either type is that the event is free. The show is held in the park and features anything from hula dancing to...

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  • 13. Ft DeRussy

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Fort DeRussy is the least fortified active Army fort that I have ever seen. It was built as an Army reservation in 1915 to protect Honolulu and Pearl Harbor in what was then the US territory of...

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  • 14. Kamehameha Statue

    4 out of 5 stars

    It was the last leg to visit in HI - the King Kamekameha Statue. i told my cousin who is touring me around Hawaii that it is a must that i will visit King Kamekameha Statue because i am an avid fan of...

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  • 15. Fort Derussy Army Museum

    The Hawaii Army Museum is located in Fort DeRussy in Waikiki. This museum was surprisingly full of information, great displays and historic relics. The exhibits cover early Hawaiian warfare, the...

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  • 16. USS Missouri

    I first was on the Might Mo back in 1976 for a Missouri survivors reunion. My Uncle Joe served on this beautiful ship and was there to witness the signing of the surrender. At that time she was dry...

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  • 17. North Shore

    Waimea is a small community in the center of the surfing Mecca of the world. Just a few miles from the world famous Bonsai Pipeline and Sunset beach it also features the scenic Waimea Falls park. The...

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  • 18. Ala Moana

    A GREAT STORE TO HAVE FUN IN IF YOU LIKE MACS AND GOODIES LIKE THAT...IS THE APPLE STORE AT THE SHOPPING CENTER... I WENT TO CHECK OUT THE GARAGE BAND APPLICATION ON THE MAC SINCE I LOVE WRITING...

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  • 19. Polynesian Cultural Centre

    This was my favorite part of the trip and the Horizons Play at the end was the highlight. It's a 12 hour tour and you can choose between guided and non-guided tours. We got the Ambassador Luau...

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  • 20. Paradise Cove Luau

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    This luau is located next to Ko Olina beach resort and the sunset views over Paradise Cove was beautiful. There are several luau packages to choose from and we bought the package that included a la...

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  • 21. Art Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    THIS IS A PLACE THAT IS REAL EASY TO MISS BECAUSE I THINK A LOT OF PEOPLE DON'T EVEN KNOW THAT IT EXISTS...I GUESS I COULD HAVE PUT IT ON THE" OFF THE BEATEN PATH".... The Hawaii State Art Museum in...

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  • 22. Kapiolani Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Kapiolani Park was created by King Kalakaua, named after Queen Kapiʻolani, the queen consort of King David Kalâkaua, in the 1870's. This beautiful 500-acre park is listed on the State's Historic...

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  • 23. Sea Life Park

    THIS IS A MUST SEE LOCATION!!!! TOTALLY FUN AND ENTERTAINING AND INFORMATIVE ABOUT SEA CREATURES.... THE PRICE WAS $30 FOR NON-HAWAII PEOPLE AND $15 FOR LOCALS WITH HAWAII ID. Sea Life Park,...

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  • 24. BlowHole - Halona Blowhole

    4 out of 5 stars

    A blowhole is a lava tube under the water and at the perfect height for waves to be driven into it. The water is compressed as the lava tube becomes smaller and smaller causing the pressure to...

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  • 25. Academy of Art

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    THERE ARE ALWAYS GREAT DISPLAYS AND EXHIBITS AT THIS PLACE. ..ALSO I HAVE BEEN TO VERY NICE CONCERTS THAT THEY HAVE HAD IN A SMALL AND COMFORTABLE THEATRE THEY HAVE ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE GROUNDS....

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