More Asian than American, Honolulu is a delightful blend of ethnicities, a cacophonous mixture of language, custom and cuisine served with generous helpings of Hawaiian hospitality. Among its many museums and cultural offerings, it has the only royal palace in the USA, and has become a foodie heaven of cheap noodle joints and fancy Pacific Rim cuisine. Then, when city life is all too much, you can saunter over to gorgeous Waikiki to lounge on the sand, play in the water and listen to splendid Hawaiian music in the evening.
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Discover Honolulu, Waikiki & Oahu
This full-color guide reveals the island’s beaches, sights and off-the-beaten-track adventures so you can discover the real O‘ahu. Realize your dream vacation with insider insights, honest reviews and simple planning tools.
Hidden Honolulu: step away from the crowds in Hawaii's capital
Heading for Honolulu? Then you’re probably going to spend time in Waikiki. For many people, the popular beachfront district is all they see of the Hawaiian capital. However, there’s more to the city than tourist-thronged streets and beaches...
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Circling O‘ahu: a food lover's trip
To plug into Hawaii’s contemporary food scene, there’s no better place to start than on the island of O‘ahu, home to star chefs, bountiful farmers markets, roadside drive-ins and family-run kitchens cooking up multi-ethnic mixed plates. Take a taste bud tour of O‘ahu with this circuit of culinary gems...
Honolulu Power Pass™
For as low as $34 a day, see more and save more with the Honolulu Power Pass! For one low price, you receive free entry to the most exciting attractions in town - with a combined value of over $700USD in admission fees. At many attractions you'll also jump to the front of the queue with your Honolulu pass, saving your precious vacation time for the real fun.
Maui Day Trip: Haleakala, Iao Valley, Old Lahaina from Oahu
Fly from Honolulu to Maui for the day to tour Haleakala crater, the unique Iao Needle, the whaling port of Lahaina and much more! This expertly narrated tour from Oahu to Maui takes you to the summit of spectacular 10,023-foot (3,007-meter) Mt. Haleakala and the Iao Needle located in lush Iao Valley State Park.
Perfect day: Honolulu
The idea of seeing a city by foot isn’t most travelers’ idea of a week in Hawaii. But Honolulu is well worth a day’s look. (Even if you’re not planning to follow this Brady Bunch guidebook to the Hawaii capital.) It's lovely, diverse, compact -- with beaches, hiking trails and a United Nations scene of cuisine on offer...