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Ranked #1 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Historic Sites; Monuments/ Statues

The USS Arizona Memorial is the most recognized icon of World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, a unit of the National Park Service. Access is gained through the... more »

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Ranked #2 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Historic Sites; Military Bases/ Facilities; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #3 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Historic Sites; Military Bases/ Facilities; Monuments/ Statues; Ships; Specialty Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: The Battleship Missouri Memorial is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during the summer months (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.... more » Owner description: The Battleship Missouri Memorial is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during the summer months (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. the rest of the year). General admission, which includes choice of an optional tour, is $25 per adult and $13 per child (4-12). Military, kama'aina (local resident) and school group pricing is available.The Battleship Missouri Memorial, located a mere ship's length from the USS Arizona Memorial, completes a historical visitor experience that begins with the "day of infamy" and the sinking of the USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor and ends with Imperial Japan's unconditional surrender aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay.Following an astounding career that spans five decades and three wars, from World War II to the Korean conflict to the Liberation of Kuwait, the "Mighty Mo" was decommissioned and donated to the USS Missouri Memorial Association, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, which operates the battleship as a historic attraction and memorial. The Association oversees her care and preservation with the support of visitors, memberships, grants and the generosity of donors. « less
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Ranked #4 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Hiking Trails

Koko Crater is in east Oahu in the Hawaii Kai neighborhood.  The hike starts at Koko Head District Park at the end of Anapalau St.  Park near the tennis courts and follow the... more »

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Ranked #5 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings; Art Museums
Doris Duke's home, built in 1930, is an architecturally significant home which includes a collection of Islamic artwork.
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Ranked #6 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Cemeteries
Owner description: The resting place for more than 25,000 victims of three American Wars - World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War – this is... more » Owner description: The resting place for more than 25,000 victims of three American Wars - World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War – this is truly the “Cemetery of Heroes.” Punchbowl was formed some 75,000 to 100,000 years ago during the Honolulu period of secondary volcanic activity. A crater resulted from the ejection of hot lava through cracks in the old coral reefs that, at the time, extended to the foot of the Koolau Mountain Range. Of special note is a monument honoring Hawaii-born astronaut Ellison Onizuka, who perished aboard the Challenger space shuttle in 1986. Also noteworthy are the Courts of the Missing, white stone tablets bearing the names of those missing in action from World War II. « less
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Ranked #7 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Hiking Trails; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: Further along Kalanianaole Highway is the Makapuu Lighthouse hiking trail. This easy route with its moderate incline to the... more » Owner description: Further along Kalanianaole Highway is the Makapuu Lighthouse hiking trail. This easy route with its moderate incline to the 647-ft. summit is a popular spot during whale season between December and April. This is a definite photo opportunity even when humpbacks aren’t spouting offshore. If you’re really ambitious, tackle a pre-sunrise hike to the top so you can grab a glorious photo of the sunrise. « less
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Ranked #8 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Museums; Military Museums
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Ranked #9 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Volcanos; Hiking Trails; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Geologic Formations; Parks; Trails; Beaches

A major tourist attraction on Oahu, the 350-acre Diamond Head crater can be seen even from the flight into Honolulu airport.   Its vantage point offers some incredible panoramas... more »

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Ranked #10 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Owner description: Te Moana Nui is the newest Polynesian Dinner Show in waikiki. A theatrically produced cultural Luau show that will take you... more » Owner description: Te Moana Nui is the newest Polynesian Dinner Show in waikiki. A theatrically produced cultural Luau show that will take you on an unforgetable journey of the Pacific. Located in the Pacific Beach Hotel (Grand Ball Room) it is literally steps away from all the action in Waikiki. Eliminate the long bus ride and enjoy a highend, high energy production creating an experience you will share for years to come! « less
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Ranked #11 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: One of the world’s premier art museums presents international caliber special exhibitions and features a collection that... more » Owner description: One of the world’s premier art museums presents international caliber special exhibitions and features a collection that includes Hokusai, van Gogh, Gauguin, Monet, Picasso and Warhol, as well as traditional Asian and Hawaiian art. Located in two of Honolulu’s most beautiful buildings, visitors enjoy two cafés, gardens, and films and concerts at the theater. Other location: Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House « less
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Ranked #12 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: History Museums; Museums; Specialty Museums; Gardens

            Bishop Museum is the premier place to experience the history, arts and culture of the Hawaiian people. The Museum is recognized throughout the world for its scientific... more »

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Ranked #13 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
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Ranked #14 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Historic Sites; Specialty Museums; History Museums

The Iolani Palace is one of the most impressive structures in Honolulu and holds much of the state's history in its walls.  The Palace was the official residence of King Kalakaua... more »

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Ranked #15 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; State Parks; Parks

The snorkeling is spectacular: live coral, many brilliant tropical fish and sea turtles to be experienced up close.  This venue is perfect for amateur and experienced snorkelers... more »

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Ranked #16 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Gardens; Educational Sites
Part of the University of Hawaii, the Lyon Arboretum offers 194 acres and a research facility.
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Ranked #17 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Parks; Beaches
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Ranked #18 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Museums; History Museums; Military Museums
Owner description: Chartered in 1976 as a not-for-profit corporation, the Hawaii Army Museum Society, also known by its acronym, HAMS, was... more » Owner description: Chartered in 1976 as a not-for-profit corporation, the Hawaii Army Museum Society, also known by its acronym, HAMS, was organized by several former military veterans and patriotic members of the Honolulu community. Its sole mission is to support the development of the U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii. Today, it continues that tradition by funding exhibit expansion and creation, and other improvements at the U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii which is housed in historic Battery Randolph on the grounds of Ft. DeRussy in Waikiki. Constructed from 1909 to 1911, this Coastal Artillery Battery protected Oahu with its two 14-inch disappearing guns. The battery was built so well that it was unable to be torn down in the early 1970's to make way for the military's Hale Koa Hotel. The battery was turned into a museum in 1976 and begins with story of early Hawaiian warfare and covers every major military event in the Pacific theater of operations through Vietnam. The Gallery of Heroes honors Hawaii's soldiers who have received our nation's highest awards: the Medal of Honor and the Distinguished Service Cross. The Museum is under the direction of the U.S. Army Center of Military History and receives well over 100,000 visitors a year. The Museum is free to all. Both the Museum and the Hawaii Army Society's Museum Store are open from 9am - 5 pm Tuesday through Saturday. Audio tours are available for rent from the Society for a small fee in both English and Japanese. « less
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Ranked #19 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Geologic Formations
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Ranked #20 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Waterfalls; Hiking Trails
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Ranked #21 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Performances
Owner description: Total Hawaiian experience in the heart of Waikiki! Revamped in April 2014, the new "Rock-A-Hula(R)" show is Waikiki's largest... more » Owner description: Total Hawaiian experience in the heart of Waikiki! Revamped in April 2014, the new "Rock-A-Hula(R)" show is Waikiki's largest cast, concert quality show featuring powerful Hawaiian and Polynesian music, hula and fire-knife dancing, alongside the greatest rock n' roll performances of superstars past and present at the 750-seat multimillion-dollar Royal Hawaiian Theater(R). "Elvis" and an all-star cast of tribute artists, dazzling dancers, live band and multimedia complete this "must see" musical extravaganza for all ages. The show opens 6 days a week year-round (dark Mondays). Cocktail, dinner and luau packages available. « less
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Ranked #22 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #23 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Parks; Islands
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Ranked #24 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Ranked #25 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Parks; Beaches
Owner description: Many of Hawaii’s alii (royalty) lived in Waikiki and King Kalakaua selected a 300-acre track of land at the base of Diamond... more » Owner description: Many of Hawaii’s alii (royalty) lived in Waikiki and King Kalakaua selected a 300-acre track of land at the base of Diamond Head for a public park in 1867. Today, it is a gathering place that thrives with walkers, runners, tennis enthusiasts and picnickers. Grab lunch on Kalakaua Avenue and enjoy it in one of the shaded picnic areas scattered around this colorful park. « less
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Ranked #26 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Dinner Theaters
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Ranked #27 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites
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Ranked #28 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Beaches; Parks; Jogging Paths/ Tracks

  It has a Beautiful  jogging trail, tennis court, super beach for kids, calm warm water to enjoy. The beach areas are protected from rough waves. The park has showers, bathrooms... more »

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Ranked #29 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: History Museums; Museums

  Take a Virtual tour on your SmartPhone or view the complete virtual tour in your WebBrowser     Hangar 37 The visitor's experience begins in Hangar 37, a 42,000 square foot... more »

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Ranked #30 of 159 attractions in Honolulu
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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