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What to do on a rainy day?

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What to do on a rainy day?

We stopped on Oahu on our way home from Australia, enjoyed an hour in the sun at Waikiki, and it has been raining ever since. Right now it is pouring so hard we can’t even see off our lanai! We have today & tomorrow left, and tomorrow our check-out time is 10 a.m. and our flight home doesn’t leave until 10 p.m., so we have about 8-10 hours to kill outside of our hotel (unless we can get a late check-out, which isn’t guaranteed). We are staying at the Ala Moana Hotel, and have already visited the big mall next door, plus the International Marketplace.

Does anyone have any suggestions for things to do, preferably indoor? Our only transportation is the bus or a taxi.

Thanks in advance!

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1. Re: What to do on a rainy day?

Stroll Waikiki

Stroll Chinatown/Aloha Tower

It looks like it is clearing to the south & west so hopefully you will have a good evening.

If you think it is raining a lot in Waikiki, I live between Mililani & Wheeler & close to Schofield.

These are totals for 24 hours ending at 8am. Its rained several more inches since then.

honoluluadvertiser.com/article/…81211070

We needed the rain, but not 10+ inches of it.

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2. Re: What to do on a rainy day?

How about taking the bus or a cab up to the Bishop Museum? Well worth the trip, great exhibits!

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3. Re: What to do on a rainy day?

The Iolani Palace - The only royal palace in the 50 states! This is a beautiful museum, all indoors.

http://www.iolanipalace.org/

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4. Re: What to do on a rainy day?

Bishop Museum

Iolani Palace

Honolulu Academy of the Arts

Doris Duke ShangriLa estate tour

Kitchener, Ontario
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5. Re: What to do on a rainy day?

Thanks for all the great suggestions!

washington
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6. Re: What to do on a rainy day?

Good luck! Let us know what you found!

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7. Re: What to do on a rainy day?

We're flying out on Christmas Eve. Is the rain likely to calm down by then?!

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8. Re: What to do on a rainy day?

Predicting for Christmas Eve is WAY too far in advance. The only thing you can count on is that it is winter, and the chance of a storm occuring during your trip is high. Most storms will move out in a day or two, but a few years ago there was a period (around February) when several storms went back to back for over a month.

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9. Re: What to do on a rainy day?

Last day of the "Triple Crown" surf meet at Banzai Pipeline today - finals at 2 PM. The circle island bus will drop you off close.

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