A woman rests on a park bench in the sand at Kailua beach.

Beaches Near Kailua, O‘ahu

Together, the beaches near Kailua, O‘ahu cover all the must-haves for a perfect day in the sun. Here are the best for solitude, swimming, families, & more.

Outdoor seating at the Mai Tai Bar on Waikiki Beach.

The Best of Waikiki Nightlife

Wakiki’s nightlife ranges from ultra-casual hangouts to high-class venues, so no matter your mood, there’s somewhere to go. Here’s a roundup of the best.

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.