Doris Duke’s Shangri-La
This stunning home is an example of modernist architecture and the late Doris Duke’s tribute to Islamic art. Built from 1936-1938, Shangri-La overlooks the Pacific Ocean and Diamond Head, housing the heiress’ celebrated collection of Islamic art.
Honolulu Museum of Art
Founded in 1927, Honolulu Museum of Art is Hawaii’s oldest and largest art museum. It’s world-renowned for its exceptional collection of Asian, European, Pacific, American and African art in 30 galleries that surround six garden courtyards.
Built in 1889 by Charles Bishop as a tribute to his wife, Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, a member of Hawaii’s royal family, Bishop Museum features the largest Asia and Pacific natural history collection in the world. It also displays ancient Hawaiian crafts and royal artifacts.
Home of Pow! Wow! annual street art festival, Honolulu's Kakaako neighborhood features dozens of art and murals by artists from all over the world.
Japanese Cultural Center
The Japanese Cultural Center offers various programs, festivals and exhibitions throughout the year - a great destination and resource to learn about and celebrate of Japanese heritage and culture.
The ARTS at Marks Garage
The ARTS at Marks Garage, an artistic center, attracts more than 45,000 people annually to 12 major exhibits featuring 150 performances, screenings and workshops.
The Byodo-In Temple is located at the foot of the Ko’olau Mountains in Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Home to wild peacocks and hundreds of Japanese koi carp, the non-practicing buddhist temple grounds are lushly landscaped featuring with a large reflecting pond, meditation niches and small waterfalls.