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Mai Tai Bar

This is a open-air bar located atop the Ala Moana Mall.  Incredibly, it offers a “late night happy hour” (8 pm – 11 pm daily), and live local entertainment twice daily (4 pm – 7 pm; 9:30 pm – 12:30 am).  

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M Nightclub (Waterfront Plaza, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu)

This venue, which has an expansive dance floor, books a variety of DJs and pop personalities as guest entertainment, such as electronic dance music (EDM) DJs Diplo, EC Twins and DJ Vice, along with pop acts Far East Movement, Havana Brown, and Boys II Men, among others.  The steady stream of college-age female patrons that […]

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Addiction Nightclub (Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu)

This is a trendy, upscale club located within the Modern Honolulu Hotel that attracts a well-dressed A-list types that order bottle service.  Crowds vary from early 20s to those 30 and above (both locals and tourists).

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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 […]