- Our list of the best things to do in Kailua, Hawaii, features the top 291 nearby activities — including 126 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Kailua, 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 28 things to do within the city of Kailua, HI , followed by 261 popular activities in nearby cities, including Honolulu, Kaneohe, Mililani, Waipahu, Pearl City, Aiea, Waimanalo, Kapolei, Laie, Ewa Beach, Wahiawa, Kaaawa, Kahuku, Kualapuu, Wailua, Hauula and Hawaii Kai
100% 238 votes
Haleiwa, HI 96712 MoreLess Info
Everyone can be a student at Stand Up Paddle Lessons -- Rainbow Watersports Adventures, with one of the 4 certified instructors as teachers. They are the only ones who ever published a book about stand up paddling.
99% 70 votes
end of Farrington Hwy, Waianae, HI 96792 MoreLess Info
Oahu's Keawaula Beach/ Yokohama Bay is a clean, sandy beach on western Oahu. It houses the trailhead of the Kalena Point Trail and is not accessible by car. Swimming is permitted throughout the year, although it is safest in the spring and summer months.
96% 27 votes
end Kaluakoi Road, Maunaloa, HI 96770 MoreLess Info
Known for its blue water and wild surf, Kepuhi Beach is not recommended for swimming. Its beautiful rocky beach is a popular site for nature photography and shell hunting. Bodyboarding is permitted, but should be avoided during windy periods.
Boasting 1,000 coconut trees, Kapuaiwa Coconut Grove/ Kiowea Park is a 10-acre public park. Park visitors enjoy stunning coastal sunsets, and many wedding photographers list the area as a favorite spot for nuptial portraits.
Experience a Molokai Mule Ride and make memories to last a lifetime. The company's mules are personally trained by the owner and are dependable, friendly and easy to control. The high point of the tour is a trek to a former leper colony.
One of Kaunakakai's most popular attractions, the Pali Coast is often described as a living postcard. Its pristine white beaches, sapphire-blue water, verdant forests and welcoming residents give tourists a true taste of island paradise.
Macadamia Nuts are one of Hawaii's most important crops. Visitors to Purdy's Natural Macadamia Nuts have the opportunity to meet the owners, learn how to crack their own macadamias and purchase a variety of packaged nuts and nut confections.
A small park along Molokai's south shore, Kakahaia Beach Park is a national wildlife refuge frequented by fishermen and picnickers. The beach is popular with birdwatchers looking for Hawaii's endangered native species including the Hawaiian stilt and coot.
67% 6 votes
Highway 450, east of Kaunakakai, Kaunakakai, HI 96748 MoreLess Info
Kakahai'a National Wildlife Refuge is a 15 acre wildlife refuge dedicated to protecting a wetland habitat for endangered waterbirds. The refuge is made up of a spring fed pond and may interest those looking for a good bird watching location.
86% 22 votes
1630 Farrington Ave, Kualapuu, HI 96757 MoreLess Info
Hawaii is famous for its coffee beans, and no coffee lover should miss an opportunity to visit the Coffees of Hawaii Plantation Store. Guests learn about the plantation's history and agriculture, enjoy complimentary samples and purchase beans or grounds to enjoy at home.