Here in Honolulu, away from the crowded haunts of Waikiki, you get to shake hands with the real Hawaii. A boisterous Polynesian capital, Honolulu delivers an island-style mixed plate of experiences.


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Thanks to Hawaii's geography and quick, reliable flights, Honolulu's neighboring islands and the Ko’olau Mountains make for easy day trip destinations.

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As Hawaii's favorite beach hub, Honolulu can get busy. Here are our tips for getting around, to help you explore the sights and find a calm stretch of sand.

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Honolulu is full of free things to do, from markets and museums to beaches and stunning scenic drives.

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