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Catch a Show

Sometimes it’s nice to kick back and enjoy a show, no matter if you’re on Broadway or in tropical paradise. Here are a few options if you’re in the mood to do just that: Sure to take your breath away is LEGENDS IN CONCERT WAIKIKI “ROCK-AHULA!”, a 75-minute song-and-dance extravaganza that boasts the musical stylings… Continue »

Walk Waikiki Beach

Take off your shoes, roll up your pants and wiggle your toes in the warm, golden sand. This is WAIKIKI BEACH, a 2-mile stretch of shoreline known throughout the world. From the Hilton Hawaiian Village, the beach narrows as you head toward Diamond Head, passing the Outrigger Reef Hotel and the gracefully prestigious Halekulani Hotel…. Continue »

Spend a Day at the Zoo

Located in the heart of Waikiki lies an award-winning urban jungle inhabited by more than 1,200 mammals, birds and reptiles. The HONOLULU ZOO is the only zoo in the United States that originated in a king’s grant when, in 1876, King David Kalakaua made lands of the Leahi Crown Holdings available “to the people of… Continue »

Visit an Aquarium by a Reef

A visit to the WAIKIKI AQUARIUM is the ultimate dry-snorkeling experience. Located next to a living reef across from KAPI‘OLANI PARK, the aquarium houses a lot more than reef fish— some 500 species of marine life, as well as a coral farm, also reside here. Check out the pulsating sea jellies that are so clear,… Continue »

Get Some Ink

Polynesians have been decorating their bodies with tattoos for hundreds of years. Traditionally, tattoos were considered not only an art form but also thought to guard a person’s health and spiritual well-being. In Hawai‘i, tattoos are a common sight. From tribal patterns to hibiscus flowers, the tropical islands inspire ink found on tourists and locals… Continue »

Find the Irish in Waikiki

Honolulu has several IRISH BARS that boast beer, music, dancing and festive company. IRISH ROSE SALOON, located at 478 Ena Road in Waikiki, and O’TOOLE’S IRISH PUB, at 902 Nu‘uanu St. in downtown Honolulu, feature rock ‘n’ roll on most nights and Irish bands on occasion. KELLEY O’NEIL’S, at 311 Lewers St. in Waikiki, is… Continue »

Go Clubbing

Waikiki’s hangouts are where lights, deejays and libations reign. Grab your travel mates, dial a DD (cab) and brace yourself for voltaic island fun. ADDICTION NIGHTCLUB, housed in THE MODERN HONOLULU, entertains Hawai‘i’s A-list. Dress to the nines and follow the velvet rope to exclusive drinks and tunes. VIP tables available. Open Thursday, Friday and… Continue »

See Night Lights

Ignite you evening with a dazzling FIREWORKS SHOW or HAWAIIAN TORCH LIGHTING CEREMONY. TORCH LIGHTING: Bright lights illuminate resorts and retailers lining Waikiki Beach—KUHIO BEACH HULA MOUND’S nightly torch lighting ceremony, exemplary. Kuhio Beach Hula Mound has been promptly passing the torch (6:30 p.m.; 6 p.m. winter months) since 1994. Venture to the mound Tuesdays,… Continue »

Have a Mermaid Adventure

There’s no doubting Hawai‘i is a magical place. That quality, and the fact that we’re surrounded by beautiful ocean, makes this the perfect locale for mermaids. Get the complete mermaid experience by enlisting the help of MERMAIDS OF HAWAII. Create your own undersea adventure by dressing up as a fantastical mermaid or merman. Mermaids of… Continue »