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Halona Blowhole

Located just 10-15 minutes by car from Waikiki (off State Highway 72 — Koko Head District Park), this is a rock formation and a blowhole that provide those passing through here with amazing photo opportunities.  When the tide and wind are just right, it shoots up water like a whale’s blow hole. To the right […]

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Aloha Stadium

Located in Central Oahu, the Aloha Stadium is Hawaii’s largest outdoor arena, home to the University of Hawaii Warriors football team and the annual NFL Pro Bowl game.  In addition, the Aloha Stadium hosts a multitude of events attracting visitors from around the State including soccer matches, concerts, car shows, fairs and the ever popular […]

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Ala Moana Beach Park

Located between Waikiki and downtown Honolulu, this is a favorite (and convenient) beach among locals.  This is a great place to swim, picnic, stroll on the beach or to relax. The beach is over half a mile long and the water is calm because it’s protected by a shallow outer coral reef. The 100-acre park […]

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Hawaii Kai Golf Course (8902 Kalanianaole Highway, Honolulu)

With a Championship Course and an Executive Course, Hawaii Kai Golf Course is located in East Honolulu, 13 miles from Waikiki. While golfing, the Pacific Ocean can be seen from every hole. On clear days, enjoy a view of Maui and Molokai. In the winter months, whales can be seen spouting water on their way […]

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Hawaiian Surf Adventures

For those interested in learning how to surf, this surfing school is a great start.  Located just 20 minutes east of Waikiki, “Hawaiian Surf Adventures” offers unique tours including Surf Lessons — where you’ll travel to an empty surf break by boat.  It also offers Stand Up Paddle lessons along the scenic coastline of Maunalua […]

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Kuhio Beach Park (Honolulu)

Named after Hawaiian Prince Kuhio (who once resided at this location), this is a popular public beach in the Honolulu area. Note: at sunset (several days of the week), there is a torch lighting ceremony on Kuhio Beach and Hula performances at the Kuhio Beach Hula Mound. The hula performance is free and it typically […]

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Manoa Falls

Just a short drive from Waikiki, this is one of Oahu’s eco-tourist friendly destinations.  Hikers can go on their own, or take part in an excursion conducted by local tour outfits to trek through the fern-filled Manoa Valley to see the beautiful Manoa Falls and surrounding rain forests (and its plants & birds).  This site […]

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Waikiki Aquarium

Opened in 1904, this is the second oldest aquarium in America, located on the shoreline of Waikiki Beach next to a living reef and across from Kapiolani Park.  Its original owners, the Honolulu Rapid Transit and Land Company, used it to entice its passengers to ride to the end of its trolley line in Kapi‘olani […]

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Wet N’ Wild Hawaii

Wet’n’Wild Hawaii is Oahu’s top 10 most visited family attraction on the island and recently voted Best of Honolulu Magazine’s “Best Family Attraction”.  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 […]

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Poipu Kapili

This coastal Kauai resort on Poipu Beach offers spacious Kauai condos and stunning sunset views. With its classic architecture and plantation design in Hawaii, combined with a beautiful pool and guest facilities, it is a popular resort in Poipu, Kauai. Poipu Kapili Hotel is located a short walk from Kiahuna Beach, as well as from […]