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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 Hilton Hawaiian Village, the beach narrows as you head toward Diamond Head, passing Outrigger Reef Hotel. KUHIO BEACH PARK captures a lot of activity…. Continue »

Visit an Aquarium by a Reef

A visit to 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, you can… 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. 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 Le‘ahi Crown Holdings available “to the people of Hawai‘i.”… Continue »

Take Aim

Try your hand at a variety of firearms and get in some target practice in the safety of Hawaii Gun Club, located at 339 Royal Hawaiian Ave., 3rd floor; and Waikiki Gun Club, located at 2142 Kalakaua Ave., 2nd floor. These gun clubs have 30 years of experience and the safety of their guests (ages… Continue »

Hop Waikiki After Dark

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. If you’re after a great view, DUKE’S WAIKIKI, located at the Outrigger Waikiki, boasts good food and drinks for great pau hana (happy hour) drinking. RUMFIRE at the Sheraton Waikiki offers… 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 »

See Night Lights

Ignite your 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, Thursdays… Continue »

Discover a Hidden Tree House

Did you know that amidst the luxury stores and dining at the INTERNATIONAL MARKET PLACE there is a charming TREE HOUSE you can visit? Above the Market Place’s famous banyan tree sits a quaint tree house that offers a hidden getaway covered in vines, leaves and branches. The tree house is completely safe to go… Continue »