Ken's House of Pancakes
Naniloa Country Club Golf Course
Most locals golf at the Muni, so this nine-hole course is uncrowded and boasts a pretty setting across from Liliʻuokalani Park.
For lap swimming, this Olympic-sized, open-air pool is generally uncrowded during the day. Call for opening hours.
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Ken's House of Pancakes information
Lonely Planet review
The interior resembles any diner anywhere, but there's something comforting about a 24-hour diner with a mile-long menu. Choose from macadamia nut pancakes, Spam omelettes, kalua (cooked in an underground pit) pig plates and steaming bowls of saimin.