- The list below includes 252 free or cheap things to do in or near Honolulu, Hawaii, including 62 different types of inexpensive activities like Hiking Trails, Beaches, Parks and Specialty Museums.
- From USS Arizona Memorial to Koko Head Crater Trail Hike, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Honolulu and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Mililani, Kaneohe, Kapolei and Pearl City.
Set against the backdrop of the Ko'olau Mountains, Honolulu Polo Club offers visitors the opportunity to watch polo at any of the nine fields on the property. Visitors can bring children under the age of 12 for free admission.
Located along a trail originating on Lanikai Beach, the Lanikai Pillboxes are ruined military structures that are now popular vantage points for nature photographers. The Pillboxes are a 20-minute hike from the beach and offer clear views of two beaches, the town of Lanikai and several remote islands.
The Waimano Pool Trail is accessed via the Manana Trail and features a 45 minute hike with moderate hills and a canopy of shady trees. At the end of the trail are natural pools with waterfalls and a rope swing.
Climbing up the side ridge for six miles through bush and native forest, the Manana Trail ends at the Ko'olau Ridge Summit. The final section of the trail is not regularly maintained though and is not recommended for inexperienced hikers.
Located along the scenic Kailua Beach, Kalama Beach is a public beach location offering peaceful and relaxing ocean views to those who visit. Swimming, windsurfing, and relaxing in the sand are among the many popular activities at the beach.
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Featuring the work of a local nature artist, Naturally Hawaiian Gallery & Gifts offers visitors the opportunity to watch live painting and attend art shows. The gallery hosts art classes that provide guided instruction for nature painting.