All You Need to Know About Honolulu, Hawaii

All You Need to Know About Honolulu, Hawaii
Pack your bags for Honolulu. Surf, scuba dive, kayak or hike up Diamond Head crater--Honolulu is an outdoor enthusiast's dream. Honolulu features diverse culture, incredible sightseeing, great shopping and fantastic dining.

Where to Stay

Choose a beautiful oceanfront hotel in sunny Waikiki. There are options for every budget. For luxurious accommodations, reserve a suite at the Halekulani. For a more affordable stay, book a room at the Hotel Renew.

Halekulani Hotel
2199 Kalia Road
Honolulu, HI 96815
(808) 923-2311

Hotel Renew
129 Paoakalani Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96815
(888) 485-7639

Outdoor Adventure

Drive to Diamond Head Crater for a strenuous hike with a rewarding view. In winter, you may even see humpbacks swimming below. Spend the day on beautiful Waikiki Beach and go surfing, snorkeling or paddle surfing. For a once-in-a-lifetime experience, book a special trip to swim with pods of wild dolphins.

Arts and Culture

Take a tour of historic Pearl Harbor, attend a concert with the Honolulu Symphony or visit the Honolulu Zoo. To learn more about the history and culture of Honolulu, spend an afternoon at the Polynesian Cultural Center.

Eclectic Shopping

Enjoy diverse shopping at the Ala Moana Shopping Center and throughout downtown Waikiki. Head off the beaten path to Kapahulu Avenue and visit Bailey's Antiques & Aloha Shirts, featuring more than 15,000 new and vintage Hawaiian shirts.

Diverse Dining

Indulge in Honolulu's Pan-Asian delights. Try Japanese, Chinese or Hawaiian specialties. For an unforgettable dining experience, make a reservation at Alan Wong's Restaurant.

Alan Wong's Restaurant
1857 S. King St.
Honolulu, HI 96826
(808) 949-2526

Article Written By Katiana Zimmerman

Katiana Zimmerman is a writer, composer, and singer. She has written children's musicals, including the Emmy Award-winning HBO film Autism: The Musical. Kat has received two ASCAP awards. She holds a Master's degree from the Manhattan School of Music. Kat studied nutrition for disease prevention at the McDougall Institute, the Pritikin Institute, and FitPath in British Columbia.

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