Traditional dishes can be found at Odoriko. Photo © David Recordon, licensed Creative Commons Attribution Share-alike.

Waikiki’s Asian Restaurants

Here are the best Japanese, Chinese, and Thai restaurants in Waikiki, their locations, hours, atmosphere, plus what you’ll find on the menu & specialties.

Luxury brand storefronts on Kalakaua avenue in Waikiki.

Shopping in Waikiki

Shopping in Waikiki focuses on high-end retailers, but with 100+ other shops & galleries, there’s lots to choose from. Here’s where to browse & buy.

A fruit-garnished cocktail on an outdoor table at sunset.

Honolulu Nightlife

Honolulu nightlife is hopping with lively bars featuring island flair in food & music, plus pubs, clubs, & classy venues. Try one of these for a night out.

A performer on stage at the Ong King Art Center in Honolulu.

The Arts in Honolulu’s Chinatown

With nearly 20 art galleries supporting and promoting local talent, Chinatown is the heart of Honolulu’s art scene. Here are a few unique locations to whet your creative appetite.