Area Guide

Located a stone’s throw from Honolulu’s famous beach, the Shoreline Hotel Waikiki is “the most instagrammable hotel in Hawaii”. From Designer fashion stores on Kalakaua Avenue, world class dining and Kuhio Beach hula shows there is plenty in Waikiki to keep you busy.

  • First Friday

    A monthly celebration in the heart of Chinatown where all cultures converge over art, drinks, and music.

    Chinatown, Honolulu, HI 96817

  • SALT at Our Kakaako

    Get lost in this open air marketplace with modern design known for attracting top local chefs, musicians, and some of the best boutiques in town.

    691 Auahi St, Honolulu, HI 96813

  • Lanikai Pillbox

    Overlook the Mokulua Islands at sunrise, then head to Lanikai for a beach day.

    265 Kaelepulu Dr, Kailua, HI 96734

  • Kuliouou

    A short drive out of town, this intermediate hike opens up to striking views of the Waimanalo Coast.

    Kuliouou Ridge Trail, Kuli'ou'ou Valley Trail, Honolulu, HI 96821

  • Koko Head Stairs

    Slightly more challenging than Diamond Head, this hike shows you the breathtaking expansiveness of East Oahu.

    Koko Head, Honolulu, HI 96825

  • Sandy Beach/Halona Blowhole

    This jaw-dropping route shows you another side of the island as you drive through Waimanalo to Kailua.

    Sandy Beach, Honolulu, HI 96825

  • Tantalus

    This long scenic drive winds you through neighborhoods to the top of the mountains overlooking Honolulu.

    Makiki - Lower Punchbowl - Tantalus, Honolulu, HI

  • Sandy Beach

    Famous for huge waves and big shore breaks, this beach is perfect for body boarding and surfing.

    Sandy Beach, Kalanianaʻole Highway, Honolulu, HI, USA

  • Waimea Bay

    Ever see those Instagram posts of people diving off a giant rock? This is that. Try it here!

    61-31 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, HI 96712

  • Lanikai Beach

    A bit of a drive, but it’s worth it. Kailua’s most famous spot is considered one of the world’s best beaches–it’s also President Obama’s favorite.

    Lanikai Beach, Kailua, HI 96734
    (808) 261-2727

  • Diamond Head Beach Park

    This volcanic crater is now the go-to-spot for tide pools, body boarding, and surfers.

    3300 Diamond Head Rd, Honolulu, HI 96815
    (808) 768-3003

  • Ala Moana Beach Park

    Protected by an outer reef, this beach is known for smooth sand and calm waters. A quick walk from the Shoreline.

  • Waikiki Beach

    It’s one of the most famous beaches in the world for a reason. With over two miles of coastline, there’s nothing you can’t do. And only steps from the Shoreline.

  • Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden

    The only thing missing is the dinosaur.

    Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden Visitor Center
    (808) 233-7323

  • Halona Blowhole

    The ocean shoots a sea spray up to 40-feet in the air. Time it right and you’ll capture the most shareable shot. We also love the little swimming hole nearby.

    Halona Blow Hole, Honolulu, HI 96825

  • Sunset Beach

    Best spot to capture the sunset, all set against a backdrop with some of the oldest trees on the island.

    59-144 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, HI 96712

  • Wings of the North Shore

    Position yourself within this mural for an angelic pose.

    62-620 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, HI 96712
    (808) 637-5390

  • Kakaako/Ward

    Oahu’s new hotspot for street murals, SALT, and some of the best restaurants and clubs in town.

    Kakaako, Honolulu, HI, USA

  • Kailua

    An upscale suburb known for great beach, water sports, and President Obama.

    Kailua, HI, USA

  • Haleiwa on the North Shore

    Home to small town spirit, surf legends, and some of the biggest waves in the world.

    Haleiwa, HI, USA

  • Chinatown

    Honolulu’s rich and diverse history collides with great bars and some of the best food on the island.

    Chinatown, Honolulu, HI, USA

  • Waikiki

    One of the most known and loved tourist destinations in the world, this is where urban life meets beach vibes.

    Waikīkī, HI, USA