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So Many Wonders Await You

Things to Do in Waikiki

Located on the south shore of Oahu, Waikiki is home to six beautiful beaches, a lively dining scene, fantastic shopping and cultural attractions. So, come and enjoy traditional Hawaiian cuisine and fresh seafood. Marvel at the Waikiki Aquarium and dive into our rich history and customs at the Polynesian Cultural Center. Shop for everything from genuine Hawaiian keepsakes to pearls and luxury handbags. A famed retreat for Hawaiian royalty in the 1800s, Waikiki continues to delight visitors with endless beauty, events and things to do.

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      • BEACHES

      Kahanamoku Beach

      Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon, Honolulu, HI 96815 - 1.9 miles

      A great beach to relax and soak up some sun. Named for a local legend, Duke Kahanamoku Beach never gets overcrowded.

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        • BEACHES

        Queen's Beach

        2685 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 - 0.4 miles

        Escape the beach crowds and visit beautiful Queen’s Beach.

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          • BEACHES

          Kuhio Beach

          2453 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 - 0.6 miles

          You want to see a view of the sunset at Kuhio Beach.

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            • BEACHES

            Gray's Beach

            2055 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, HI 96815 - 1.4 miles

            A true hidden gem with a grand boardwalk and accommodating parking area.

            • A picturesque beach with palm trees, sandy shore, a pier, and waves in the blue ocean under a clear sky, creating a serene coastal scene.
              • BEACHES

              Fort DeRussy Beach

              2055 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, HI 96815 - 1.4 miles

              Enjoy a beautiful beach with a barbecue area and outdoor seating.

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                • SHOPPING

                Duke's Lane

                5 Dukes Ln, Honolulu, HI 96815 - 0.4 miles

                You'll find an incredible array of vendors offering every souvenir or gift you can imagine for family and friends back home. Located in the heart of Waikiki for more than 30 years.

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                  • SHOPPING

                  Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center

                  2201 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 - 1.3 miles

                  1-808-922-2299

                  Royal Market has all the upscale and luxury items you're looking for. Shop a variety of stores offering fine gifts, luxury clothing, handbags, shoes, and more.

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                    • SHOPPING

                    Waikiki Beach Walk

                    227 Lewers St, Honolulu, HI 96815 - 1.4 miles

                    1-808-931-3591

                    Discover delights. Stroll through a sea of possibility. This is where you can browse genuine Hawaiian keepsakes, authentic local crafts or the latest in trendy fashions. Surrounded by a lush landscape and lofty glass canopies, this is shopping island-style. From urban-chic to island-funk, shoppers will discover worldly fashions as diverse and cosmopolitan as Hawaii itself.

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                      • SHOPPING

                      Ala Moana Shopping Center

                      1450 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96814 - 1.8 miles

                      1-808-955-9517

                      Shop in the refreshing Hawaiian breeze at the world's largest open-air shopping center. Ala Moana has more than 350 shops and restaurants.

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                        • SHOPPING

                        KCC Farmer's Market

                        4303 Diamond Head Rd, Honolulu, HI 96816 - 2.0 miles

                        1-808-848-2074

                        Enjoy this abundant farmer’s market overflowing with tropical fruit, fresh produce and island flowers provided by an array of vendors.

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                          International Market

                          2330 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 - 0.3 mile

                          1-808-931-6105

                          Mall featuring high-end retail shops, an international food court and Hawaiian events such as lei-making, hula and yoga.

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                            • RESTAURANTS

                            Maguro Spot

                            2427 Kuhio Ave, Pacific Monarch Hotel 1F, Honolulu, HI 9681 - 0.0 miles

                            808-921-0168

                            Create your own poke bowl or choose one from the menu. Maguro Spot offers the ultimate quick bite with fresh local fish and top-quality ingredients.

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                              • RESTAURANTS

                              Eating House 1849 By Roy Yamaguchi

                              2330 Kalakaua Ave #322, Honolulu, HI 96815 - 0.3 miles

                              1-808-924-1849

                              One of the first restaurant in Hawaii, this eatery offers traditional favorites with new American flare. Located in the International Marketplace, this is a must-hit dining spot on the island.

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                                Tikis Grill & Bar

                                2570 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 - 0.4 miles

                                1-808-923-845

                                A fun and lively spot to enjoy dinner or lunch on the beach. Tikis offers all of the classic beach cuisine with some upscale options.

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                                  Doraku Sushi

                                  2233 Kalakaua Ave Suite 304, Honolulu, HI 96815 - 1.6 miles

                                  1-808-922-3323

                                  Inventive sushi rolls, hand rolls, and Japanese cuisine make Doraku a favorite spot for all sushi lovers. Try their late-night bites, happy hour specials, and more.

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                                    Honolulu Zoo

                                    151 Kapahulu Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815 - 0.5 miles

                                    1-808-971-7171

                                    The Zoo is 42 acres and home to 995 different animals from the tropics. Komodo Dragons, orangutans, elephants, primates, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and a variety of African animals can be seen daily. Be sure to see the wildest place in Waikiki!

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                                      Waikiki Aquarium

                                      2777 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815 - 0.8 miles

                                      1-808-923-9741

                                      Founded in 1904 and administered by the University of Hawaii since 1919, the Waikiki Aquarium is located on the shoreline of Waikiki Beach next to a living reef and across from Kapiolani Park. Showcasing more than 500 marine species with more than 3,000 marine specimens.

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                                        Atlantis Submarines

                                        1600 Kapiolani Blvd Ste 1630, Honolulu, HI 96814 - 1.7 miles

                                        1-808-973-9800

                                        Experience Hawaii's only real submarine tour! Create lifetime memories diving into the habitat of countless, exotic sea creatures in the comfortable and safe submarine. Marvel at sunken aircraft and shipwrecks and the "new homes for fish" Atlantis creates through its impressive reef development activities.

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                                          Pacific Aviation Museum

                                          319 Lexington Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96818 - 11.8 miles

                                          1-808-441-1000

                                          Explore the battle in the skies in Hangar 37, a 42,000 square foot airplane hangar that survived the Pearl Harbor attack. See planes like an authentic Japanese Zero and a B-25B Bomber, similar to the one used in the famous “Doolittle Raid” on Japan in 1942. Gain a new perspective on the war at the Pacific Aviation Museum.

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                                            World War II Valor In The Pacific National Monument

                                            1 Arizona Memorial Pl, Honolulu, HI 96818 - 12 miles

                                            1-808-422-3399

                                            Visit a piece of national history at the site of Pearl Harbor. You can visit the USS Arizona Memorial and tour the museum to learn more about our nation's history.

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                                              Polynesian Cultural Center

                                              55-370 Kamehameha Hwy, Laie, HI 96762- 35 miles

                                              1-800-367-7060

                                              Learn all about Hawaii's culture through a fun and educational museum offering iMax movies and guided tours. You'll also find fun gifts and food at this popular tourist attraction.