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Today Is a Great Day

As wave after wave of immigrants landed on the shores of our tiny island, we welcomed them like the Hawaiians of... More


100 Things to Do in Oahu


Waikiki Historic Trail

This walking trail through Waikiki presents the history of the area and its cultural significance to ancient Hawaii. Markers shaped like... More

Waikiki

Chinese • Happy Days

We love classic neighborhood restaurants, and this one anchors a popular street corner in Kaimuki. We go for the dim sum,... More

Waikiki

Dave & Busters

If you’re looking for someplace familiar and fun, Dave & Busters fits the bill. Enjoy a pleasant meal in the spacious... More

Downtown Honolulu

Cinnamon’s

One of Oahu's favorite breakfast joints, Cinnamon's now has a Waikiki location. You can still drive to Kailua and eat pancakes... More

Waikiki

Chart House

This favorite local pau hana (after work) hangout features live Hawaiian music daily, plus some of the best pupu (hors d’oeuvres)... More

Waikiki

Sea Life Park

Sea Life Park has been welcoming kids large and small for over 50 years, and the Makapu‘u attraction is better than... More

East Oahu

Byodo-In Temple

Located at the base of the beautiful Koolau Mountains, this nondenominational temple is a replica of the Byodo-In Temple in Uji,... More

Windward Oahu

Kualoa

One of the most sacred sites on the island, Kualoa remains a land of undeveloped splendor, often used by Hollywood moviemakers... More

Windward Oahu

Golf, Windward

The top three courses on our windward side are Koolau Golf Club, Royal Hawaiian Golf Club and Olomana Golf Club, listed... More

Windward Oahu
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Royal Hawaiian Heritage Jewelry

Local people are particular about Hawaiian jewelry. It symbolizes our island home, and treasured pieces are passed down from generation to... More

Downtown Honolulu
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H2O Sports

You’ll find an array of awesome family playthings at this renowned center for water-based fun. Prices start at $59, with great... More

East Oahu

Golf, North Shore

Golfing on the North Shore is nearly always a day-long commitment, and it can be a terrific day. Turtle Bay Resort... More

North Shore
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Bills Sydney

Happy hour sets a fine pace nightly at Bills, the only resort eatery by noted Australian chef Bill Granger. The pairing... More

Waikiki

Pizza Corner

Bona fide New York-style pizza — chewy, bubbly thin crusts topped with your favorite choices — sets the table at Pizza... More

Leeward Oahu
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Halona Blowhole

Stop to marvel at periodic bursts of foamy ocean spray from the Halona Blowhole, between Hanauma Bay and Sandy Beach. Formed... More

East Oahu

Yard House

Yard House serves upwards of 100 seasonal, craft and international draft beers in the heart of Waikiki. Combine that with a... More

Waikiki

Japanese • Jimbo

This cozy Japanese restaurant specializing in fresh, homemade udon is a local favorite known for generous portions and quick service. Choose... More

Waikiki

Sunset Beach/Pipeline

This two-mile stretch of beach on Oahu’s famous North Shore is home to 12 reef breaks and is considered the longest... More

North Shore

White Plains

White Plains is in an out-of-the-way location on Oahu’s West side and, because it’s so far from Waikiki and other resort... More

Leeward Oahu

Hau Tree Lanai

This is where we take family and friends for their first meal on Oahu. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, you’re sitting where... More

Waikiki

Tropics Bar & Grill

Seaside at the sprawling Hilton Hawaiian Village, Tropics offers an eclectic variety of live music that provides the soundtrack for any... More

Waikiki

Hula Grill

A gorgeous seaside setting and engaging service set the pace at this friendly restaurant in the heart of Waikiki, right above... More

Waikiki
Samoan fireknife performer

Waikiki Starlight Luau

Colorful entertainment and an island feast under the stars await you at Waikiki’s premier outdoor luau at Hilton Hawaiian Village. Experience... More

Waikiki

Giovanni Pastrami

Corned beef, Reuben and pastrami sandwiches share the bill with freshly made pizzas and breakfast till midnight at this New York-style... More

Waikiki

Jimbo

This cozy Japanese restaurant specializing in homemade udon is a local favorite known for generous portions and quick service. Choose from... More

Waikiki

Golf, Central

Central Oahu golf courses offer sweeping views of Pearl Harbor, the Waianae range and even Diamond Head in silhouette, miles away.... More

Central Oahu
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Punchbowl Crater

Punchbowl Crater has long been a somber place. In ancient times it was known as Puowaina, which means "Consecrated Hill" or... More

Downtown Honolulu

Ha: Breath of Life

The venerable Polynesian Cultural Center, now more than 50 years young, draws rave reviews for both its Ali‘i Luau and its... More

North Shore

Bar 35

Hunkered down in the middle of Chinatown, Bar 35 draws an eclectic crowd, from hipsters to downtown professional types to anyone out... More

Downtown Honolulu

Thai • Chiang Mai

Tucked away in Moiliili, this corner restaurant is welcoming and lovely.  Through the years, excellent service has been paired nicely with... More

Waikiki

Tucker & Bevvy

Down by the zoo, the original Tucker & Bevvy is a popular stop for picnic foods, quick morning bites and super... More

Waikiki
Luau alii, polynesian cultural center

Polynesian Cultural Center • Ali‘i Luau

The culmination of a day at the Polynesian Cultural Center is the Ali‘i Luau, followed by the marvelous evening show, Ha:... More

North Shore

Polynesian Cultural Center

Great for families, the the world’s premier Polynesian encounter is an authentic day-long adventure featuring experiences like canoe races, Samoan cooking,... More

North Shore
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Chinese • P.F. Chang’s

Local favorite P.F. Chang’s features popular Chinese dishes and a range of inviting desserts in an upbeat bistro environment. Fresh local... More

Waikiki
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Big City Diner

This diner-style eatery combines American and local dishes in a casual, comfortable atmosphere. A keiki menu caters to kids, and a... More

Downtown Honolulu

Sea Life Park • Chief’s Luau

Chief Sielu, world champion fireknife dancer and gifted Polynesian comedian, hosts this party and escorts guests on an entertaining journey into... More

East Oahu

Mahaloha Burger

With a name that blends two of Hawaii’s most famous words and cherished values – mahalo and aloha – a burger... More

Waikiki

Barefoot Beach Cafe

Cute as can be with a setting to die for, this is a fun place well worth the walk from Waikiki... More

Waikiki

Hau Tree Lanai

If you succumb to the temptation to vault the little wall onto Kaimana Beach, stride across the sand and wade into... More

Waikiki

Wailana Coffee House

This has been a popular Waikiki establishment since the ‘70s. Open 24 hours, the menu is packed with traditional dinner fare, breakfast... More

Waikiki

Hawaii Nautical Fireworks Dinner Sail

We're a bit spoiled where fireworks are concerned. Growing up, watching them was an annual event. Now it's weekly, thanks to... More

Waikiki
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Olive Tree Café

We’ve known the owner, Savas, for about 100 years, so we’re totally biased. His super-popular Kahala restaurant is a cute, fun... More

Waikiki

Kayaking • Twogood Kayaks

Yelp and TripAdvisor consistently praise this small, family-owned company, which has provided fun and adventure in Kailua for over 30 years.... More

Windward Oahu
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Anna O’Brien’s

This friendly dive ten minutes from Waikiki is popular with the college crowd for its low prices and laid-back atmosphere. It’s... More

Waikiki

Mokoli‘i

You'll likely hear this called "Chinaman's Hat" for its shape, but the tiny, pointy islet 1/3 mile out into Kaneohe Bay... More

Windward Oahu

Waikiki Beach Walk

Spanning the length of Lewers St. from Kalakaua Avenue to Kalia Road, Waikiki Beach Walk is a genuinely delightful place to... More

Waikiki

Mai Tai Bar

This elegant beachside bar at the iconic Royal Hawaiian showcases live Hawaiian entertainment by top island musicians like Eric Lee and... More

Waikiki

Chuck’s Steak House

It’s been more than 50 years since Chuck Rolles came up with his winning steak/seafood/salad bar formula — and it still... More

Waikiki

H2O Sports

You’ll find an array of awesome family playthings at this renowned center for water-based fun. Prices start at $59, with great... More

East Oahu

Paradise Cove Luau

One of Hawaii’s top luau is presented every evening on 12 beachfront acres near Ko Olina. Take part in pre-show activities... More

Leeward Oahu

Chinatown

Honolulu’s Chinatown is an eclectic area bustling with markets that sell exotic produce, fish, meat, groceries and goods from across Asia.... More

Downtown Honolulu

Shiatsu & Massage Center

This top-ranked spa offers a full range of massage services, silky sheets, all-natural oils and a healing ambience glowing with Himalayan... More

Waikiki

Barefoot Beach Cafe

Perched on Queen’s Beach, between the zoo and the aquarium, this is an open-air restaurant ideal for families at every meal.... More

Waikiki

Dole Plantation

Celebrate all things pineapple at Dole Plantation, located right in the middle of an original pineapple plantation! The Pineapple Express takes... More

Central Oahu

Beach Bar

Sitting beneath the nigh legendary banyan tree at the Moana Surfrider and listening to a steel guitar embellish a favorite Hawaiian... More

Waikiki

Haleiwa

Though changing rapidly with new developments, rustic Haleiwa will maintain its slow pace and bohemian vibe as long as it is... More

North Shore

Make a Lei

Whether for May Day or just to have fun, we start making flower lei as kids. We wear them with pride... More

Waikiki

AquaZone SCUBA Diving & Snorkeling

Running a dive shop isn’t easy. When you find one that’s been in business for more than 30 years, you can... More

Waikiki
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Alan Wong’s

Renowned chef Alan Wong’s flagship restaurant is just beyond Waikiki. Look forward to playful, creative dishes with local flavors and ingredients,... More

Waikiki

Orchids

Oceanside at the renowned Halekulani, Orchids is a special treat in every possible way. The casual yet upscale venue celebrates the... More

Waikiki

Rix Island Wear

We all wear aloha shirts. It’s a uniform, almost, a badge of Hawaiian-ness that sets us apart. Our closets are lined... More

Waikiki

Honolulu Museum of Art

Hawaii’s first visual arts museum opened in 1927 and has become the state’s premier arts institution and a leader in visual... More

Downtown Honolulu

The Pig & The Lady

The Pig & The Lady gets rave reviews for a playful, modern take on Vietnamese cuisine. Incredibly flavorful sauces, meat so... More

Downtown Honolulu

Azure

Dining beachfront in Waikiki at our beloved Royal Hawaiian is an indulgence you are likely to cherish. Acclaimed chefs use fresh,... More

Waikiki

Chinese • Little Village

For over a decade, Little Village has been a go-to Chinese restaurant for those of us who live here. Portions are... More

Downtown Honolulu

Sea Life Park

In easternmost Oahu, right around the bend from Makapu‘u Point, this marine life park features activities and exhibits that are entertaining,... More

East Oahu

Yard House

An upbeat vibe complements this beer-centric eatery’s astonishing selection of brews, and there’s much to like on the extensive menu. It... More

Waikiki

Blue Water Shrimp & Seafood

Blue Water brings the North Shore shrimp truck experience to town. Large portions of juicy, garlicky, grilled shrimp, calamari, chicken and... More

Waikiki

Ocean House

Aptly named, this classy, plantation-style eatery is a great place to spoil someone, including yourself. Breakfasts are lavish, and you’ll need... More

Waikiki

Yanagi Sushi

Known for super-fresh ingredients and perfect technique with sushi and sashimi, Yanagi Sushi is a favorite among locals and visiting celebrities.... More

Downtown Honolulu

Homecoming

Hipsters, let us hear a “hallelujah!” Skaters, sing its praise. Echo Park, CA meets Honolulu, HI at a fun Chinatown shop... More

Downtown Honolulu

Chinese • Seafood Village

Looking for delicious Chinese food in Waikiki? At Seafood Village you’ll find more than 30 items at dim sum alone, and... More

Waikiki
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House Without a Key

At the venerable Halekulani, mai tais and music on the open-air lanai are still going strong. This is lovely and old-school,... More

Waikiki

Likelike Drive Inn

Serving local-style American cuisine since 1953, this is a Honolulu landmark and favorite late-night diner. The menu offers hot and cold... More

Downtown Honolulu

Koko Head Crater

The landmark of East Oahu, Koko Crater’s gifts to the island include Hanauma Bay and Koko Crater Botanical Garden. This massive... More

East Oahu

Blue Note Hawaii

The big news on Kalakaua Ave. is the arrival of Blue Note Hawaii, where world-class jazz and island tunes reign supreme.... More

Waikiki
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Rumfire

Local artists bring a blend of rock, reggae, island and R&B to nightly gigs at Sheraton Waikiki's Rumfire. Listen to both... More

Waikiki

O’Toole’s Irish Pub

The Irish pub genre of bar is executed flawlessly at this downtown favorite. There’s live Irish music every weekend, a wall... More

Downtown Honolulu

Hanauma Bay

Oahu’s best snorkeling is about 30 minutes from Waikiki. This marine life preserve is an excellent place for beginners and children... More

East Oahu

Waimea Bay

Famous for producing monster waves in the winter, this is one of the first places that surfers in the 1950s started... More

North Shore

Aloha Trikke

Hop aboard an electric Trikke for a whole lot of family fun. The ride is exhilarating yet safe, and it’s super... More

Waikiki
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La Muse

Artist Julia Chen curates this fascinating boutique, filling it with handmade Danish baby toys, crazy beautiful swimwear, refined clothing, home goods... More

Downtown Honolulu

Wet ‘n’ Wild Hawaii

Honolulu Magazine's "Best Family Attraction" in 2015, this expansive water park is great for kids of all ages. Rides range from... More

Leeward Oahu
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Laie Point

Quite off the beaten path, beyond a humble residential neighborhood on Oahu's north shore, Laie Point is a hidden gem. While... More

North Shore

Kaneohe Bay

This is the largest protected bay in Hawaii and provides an abundance of ocean activities as well as postcard-worthy surroundings. Although... More

Windward Oahu

Germaine’s Luau

In the tradition of a true backyard, family-style luau, Germaine’s serves up a bounty of food and hosts a marvelous Polynesian... More

Leeward Oahu

Polynesian Cultural Center

Enjoy the world’s premier Polynesian encounter — an authentic day-long adventure featuring experiences like canoe races, Samoan cooking, Tahitian spear-throwing and... More

North Shore
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Ono Hawaiian Food

An eminently humble restaurant serving traditional Hawaiian comfort food, better than what you’ll find at a luau. Laulau, lomi salmon, kalua... More

Waikiki

Helicopter Tours, Deluxe

Locally owned Makani Kai and its sister company, Magnum, are generally regarded as No. 1 in Hawaii’s helicopter industry. They... More

Waikiki

MAC 24/7

Great food and fun are guaranteed at this 24-hour hot spot in Waikiki. Winner of Food Network’s Man vs. Food challenge,... More

Waikiki
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Wolfgang’s Steakhouse

If you are in Waikiki at lunchtime, looking for something exceptional, the daily lunch special at Wolfgang’s is hard to beat.... More

Waikiki

Ko Olina

Once upon a time not so long ago, Ko Olina was miles of scrubland dominated by prickly keawe trees. Only fishermen... More

Leeward Oahu

Nohea Gallery

Walking out of Nohea Gallery with a smile on your face is pretty much guaranteed. We've done it umpteen times! This welcoming... More

Downtown Honolulu

Tucker & Bevvy

Tucker & Bevvy's original sandwich shop down by the zoo is perfect for picnics and serious beach time. Breakfast selections are... More

Waikiki

Japanese • Sushi Sasabune

Fabulous sushi worth every penny of the many, many pennies you’ll spend here.  Chef Seiji Kumagawa’s 13-course omakase menu is varied... More

Downtown Honolulu

North Shore Offroad Tours

Top-quality service is the calling card of Massimo Sport Hawaii, a small company with superb references. Among its intimate Oahu tours... More

North Shore

Uahi Island Grill

Tucked away in delightful Kailua is a tiny restaurant whose respect for top-quality food and its origins warrant a drive to... More

Windward Oahu

Roy’s

Chef Roy Yamaguchi helped to kickstart Hawaii Regional Cuisine, blending locally sourced ingredients with European and Asian flavors. The Beach Walk... More

Waikiki

Ko Olina Ocean Adventures

Explore the hidden Waianae coast aboard the Hololeakai, a 53-ft teak-finished, full-service catamaran. The cat ensures a smooth ride, and the... More

Leeward Oahu
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Hawaii Nautical

Dolphins guaranteed or come again free! Hawaii Nautical, West Oahu’s most experienced snorkel sail operator has a sterling reputation for safety,... More

Leeward Oahu
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