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Address: Honolulu, Oahu, HI

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Hawaii

I didn't like seeing the homeless people ling in tents on footpaths. I liked the friendliness of the Hawaiian people .

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Belmont, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I didn't like seeing the homeless people ling in tents on footpaths. I liked the friendliness of the Hawaiian people .

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I was really expecting more from Honolulu. Their downtown was pretty dirty, and homelessness seems to be a definite problem. There are a few worthwhile sites, but I wish we'd stayed at the beach instead of wasting half a day in town.

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Lower Sackville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

we were on a tour bus with a guide Cody for 3 days. He did a great job and showed us a lot of attractions.Gave us lots of information and made it very entertaining.

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Greencastle, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Driving in Honolulu is a real experience, two way streets will suddenly become one-way, most side streets are not marked with names, streets follow the coast so nothing is straight and traffic is terrible. Driving at night is much worse with nothing to reference from. There are many homeless people in Honolulu, now, never had one bother us but kind... More 

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Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I was amazed at the number of homeless families, yes families including moms and dads plus children living on the streets of Honolulu. The problem is a big one from the looks of the city streets and its one that the government of Honolulu has no idea of how to handle. The overwhelming stench of urine is prevalent in downtown... More 

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This is high end shopping on steroids! Every upscale retailer that you can think of is here so leave your wallet in the hotel safe! It's a fun place to browse, though, and see how the other half lives and what they're wasting their money on. Just remember-if you have to ask the price, you can't afford it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

If you want local food and flavor head to China Town and have lunch, get some fruit, local food and local flavor. Cooked food to thrill your taste buds and food to take and cook. Walk around and see the sights at the marketplace. I shop there at least twice a week food is cheap for Hawaii standards but always... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

If you have come to Honolulu for high end shopping, you are in the right place. 10 years ago was my last visit here and oh how it has changed. There used to be little shops that you could go into and each had something different. Now we have Harry Winston, Coach, Chanel, etc. To make matters even worse, they... More 

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Longueuil, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The beaches are way too crowded, the food is bad, too much people. On Oahu there is way more beautiful places and prettiest beaches, like the North Shore. It's okay I guess if you want to go out in bars or for the nightlife but I found out it was exactly like Miami, but way uglier.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

There didn't seem to be much happening in downtown Honolulu on the Sunday in February we visited. The grounds of the Iolani Palace were virtually deserted - the Palace itself is closed to visitors on Sunday. Coming from Toronto, I was struck by how clean Honolulu's downtown is. It seems to be dominated by commercial buildings, however, as there seemed... More 

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