Attractions & Events

For family-friendly activities such as a visit to the Honolulu Zoo, a trip to the Sea Life Waterpark or a day at the beach, check our attractions and events blog page to be in the know about where to go in Waikiki.

 Aloha Festivals: the Royal Court & Floral Parade

Aloha Festivals: the Royal Court & Floral Parade

July 31st, 2019 Attractions & Events

If you have a trip to Hawaii planned for September, you’re in for a treat. Cultural festivities abound during this month-long, state-wide celebration of the Aloha Festivals, the largest of its kind in America.

Experience Local Flavors & Ingenuity at the Made in Hawaii Festival

Experience Local Flavors & Ingenuity at the Made in Hawaii Festival

July 24th, 2019 Attractions & Events

Voted as one of the top 5 events in Hawaii, visitors can expect big-name chef demonstrations in the arena, live music, and artisans and craftsmen showing off their unique commodities, many made using sustainable business practices. 

5 Events You Can’t Miss at This Year’s Pan-Pacific Festival

5 Events You Can’t Miss at This Year’s Pan-Pacific Festival

May 27th, 2019 Attractions & Events

The free festival has become a popular affair, with programming ranging from multicultural arts to stage performances. Here are a few events you can’t miss.

Where to Watch the King Kamehameha Floral Parade

Where to Watch the King Kamehameha Floral Parade

May 15th, 2019 Attractions & Events

Transport back to the Hawaiian days of old on June 8 for the 103rd Annual King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade. 

Fun, Toddler-Proof Activities Around Waikiki

Fun, Toddler-Proof Activities Around Waikiki

April 29th, 2019 Attractions & Events

Waikiki is nothing short of family-friendly. Here’s a look at engaging attractions around Oahu that will keep your little ones happy.

Elevate Your Waikiki Vacation with the Coconut Club Experience

Elevate Your Waikiki Vacation with the Coconut Club Experience

April 26th, 2019 Attractions & Events

Members can enjoy stunning, 180-degree panoramic views and refreshments from sunup to sundown.

Tips for an Ideal Family Reunion in Waikiki

Tips for an Ideal Family Reunion in Waikiki

March 27th, 2019 Attractions & Events

Waikiki is an excellent destination for families because of its proximity to nature, nightlife, the beach and shopping – activities that fit a wide range of personalities, ages, and interests.

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Honolulu

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Honolulu

March 11th, 2019 Attractions & Events

The capital celebrates with a lively parade and epic block party, honoring the Irish holiday that has found its way to the Pacific.

24 Hours in Waikiki

24 Hours in Waikiki

February 28th, 2019 Attractions & Events

With Waikiki so close to the Honolulu Airport, some travelers find themselves with 24 hours to spend in the capital’s southern neighborhood. Here are some tips to maximizing a full day in Waikiki.

A Visitor's Guide to the Honolulu Festival

A Visitor's Guide to the Honolulu Festival

February 8th, 2019 Attractions & Events

Spectators can expect live performances, a sensational parade and fireworks over Waikiki Beach during this three-day event.

Take a Day Trip to Haleiwa

Take a Day Trip to Haleiwa

January 31st, 2019 Attractions & Events

Haleiwa is favored by tourists for its beaches, plantation-style downtown and world-famous shave ice. Here's all you need to know for your outing to the North Shore.

Don’t Miss a Visit to the Polynesian Cultural Center in Oahu

Don’t Miss a Visit to the Polynesian Cultural Center in Oahu

December 3rd, 2018 Attractions & Events

 

To get an idea of the rich cultures of Polynesia and how they intermingle with each other, we recommend a visit to the Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie, Oahu. Guests can see fire dancing, try their hand at craft making, taste traditional foods and watch larger-than-life performance pieces that celebrate the vibrant cultures of Polynesia.

5 Reasons to Visit the Dole Plantation in Oahu

5 Reasons to Visit the Dole Plantation in Oahu

November 19th, 2018 Attractions & Events

Want a slice of the island’s “Pineapple Experience”? Make sure to visit the famous Dole Plantation during your stay in Oahu. It’s just a 40-minute ride from Waikiki and one of the island’s major attractions. Here’s five reasons you don’t want to miss out on the Dole Plantation.

Celebrate Christmas in Hawaii

Celebrate Christmas in Hawaii

November 12th, 2018 Attractions & Events

If you find yourself in Waikiki for the holidays, take part in its annual traditions! From a photo with Shaka Santa and Tutu Mele to the festival of lights boat parade, celebrate the season with these events around Oahu.

A Trip to the Honolulu Zoo with Kids

A Trip to the Honolulu Zoo with Kids

October 26th, 2018 Attractions & Events

Younger ones will especially enjoy the petting zoo and playground area, which is situated in the center of the park.

Plan Your Visit to Pearl Harbor

Plan Your Visit to Pearl Harbor

September 17th, 2018 Attractions & Events

An active military base full history and vintage aircraft carriers, submarines, and battleships, you don’t want to miss a visit to Pearl Harbor during your stay in Oahu.

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