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Honolulu, Hawaii

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3 days in Honolulu

When you see all the activities, attractions and recreation options laid out for Honolulu visitors, it can be quite daunting. This tour of what's tops in Honolulu is a great mix of ocean action, natural attractions and historic sites.

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  • O'ahu Visitors Bureau: Events
    • Lei Day Celebration
      Waikiki
      May 1, 2014 - May 1, 2014
      Every year on May 1, a celebration including entertainment, food booths and a lei making contest takes place at the beautiful Queen Kapiolani Park and Bandstand in Waikiki … more
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    • Mele Mei
      Various
      May 1, 2014 - May 31, 2014
      Mele Mei is a month-long celebration of Hawaii’s music, hula and culture that includes concerts, workshops, and competitions. … more
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    • 12th Annual Waikiki SPAM Jam
      Waikiki
      May 3, 2014 - May 3, 2014
      The Waikiki SPAM® Jam is an exciting annual street festival that takes place on Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki celebrating the unusually high consumption of SPAM® in Hawaii. … more
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    • 22nd Annual World Fireknife Championships
      Polynesian Cultural Center
      May 7, 2014 - May 10, 2014
      The world’s most talented fireknife dancers come together at the Polynesian Cultural Center in four nights of heated competition. Fireknife dancers from as young as six years old to the most experienced and celebrated performers will compete in their respective divisions for the chance to win the coveted title of World Fireknife Champion. … more
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    • Pan Pacific Festival-Matsuri in Hawaii
      Various
      June 13, 2014 - June 15, 2014
      Special three-day celebration including a block party of more than 40,000 people with entertainment and food, hula festival and a grand parade in Waikiki.  … more
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The mere mention of Hawaii is enough to prompt visions of grass skirts and colorful cocktails with tiny umbrellas. While you will find some kitsch in Honolulu, you’ll also find art museums, bike paths, and some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. Popular Waikiki Beach has soft sands and great surf. For majestic Oahu views scramble to the top of Diamond Head – a 350-acre volcanic crater. Historic structures like Iolani Palace and Ali'iolani Hale are worth a visit on a non-beach day.

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