- Our list of the best things to do in Honolulu, Hawaii, features the top 319 nearby activities — including 138 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Honolulu, HI has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Water Activities, Tours, and Adventures.
- The results below include the top 43 things to do within the city of Honolulu, HI , followed by 272 popular activities in nearby cities, including Kaneohe, Kailua, Kapolei, Mililani, Waipahu, Pearl City, Waianae, Aiea, Waimanalo, Laie, Ewa Beach, Wahiawa, Kaaawa, Waialua, Kualapuu, Wailua, Hauula, Hawaii Kai and Haleiwa
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2177 Puowaina Drive, Honolulu, HI 96813 MoreLess Info
Located in a volcanic crater known as 'The Punchbowl', the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific is the resting place for the remains of 25 000 soldiers from WWII, the Korean and Vietnam wars. The cemetery also holds a monument to Hawaiian-born Challenger astronaut Ellison Onizuka.
The Koko Crater Botanical Garden is a managed garden area situated within a natural volcanic crater that emphasizes rare indigenous island plant life. The garden features a self-guided two mile hiking trail that loops through the area.
Tours of the 4 islands of Hawaii are some of the services provided by Discover Hawaii Tours - Private Day Tours. Other activities include biking, wildlife watching, scuba diving, snorkeling, and eco tours by Segway.
95% 1379 votes
Near the Hawaii Kai Golf Course on Kalanianaole Highway, Honolulu, HI MoreLess Info
The terrain of the Makapuu Lighthouse Trail is made of hot and dry slopes, creating a moderate hiking difficulty. The path does offer amazing views of the O'ahu southeastern coast line, which includes the Koko Crater and Koko Head.
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11 Arizona Memorial Drive, Honolulu, HI 96818 MoreLess Info
A member of Pearl Harbor Historic Partners, the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park offers indoor and outdoor exhibits including the World War II Submarine, a Japanese Naval torpedo, and a waterfront memorial to the officers and crewmen lost on destroyed submarines during the War.
A popular touristic attraction in Oahu, the Diamond Head covers 475 acres and has hiking trails. It was formed more than 300,000 years ago during a massive eruption, with the flora and fauna being introduced only 300 years ago. There are picnic areas on the site.
1525 Bernice Street, Honolulu, HI 96817 MoreLess Info
The Bishop Museum's five exhibition halls illustrate Hawaii's history and culture. Admission includes the museum's Science Activity Center, planetarium, library & archives, a live lava pour, and an extensive collection of 18th & 19th Century Hawaiian artworks. Explore via guided tours, interactive activities, c…
Dedicated to the military history of Hawaii from ancient times through the Vietnam War, the US Army Museum is housed in the historic Battery Randolph on the grounds of the Hale Koa Hotel. Self-guided and audio tours available.