A lifeguard station near the edge of the grass at the flat beach of Ala Moana Beach Park.

About Honolulu’s Beach Parks

An in-depth look at Honolulu’s three beach parks covering amenities, hours of operation, typical crowds, swim & surf conditions, layout, scenery, and more.

On a parade route, a trio of women in floral crowns with a cape of leaves and leis around their necks.

Festivals and Events in Honolulu

Author Kevin Whitton covers the best festivals and events during the calendar year, from the Lantern Floating Hawaii festival on Memorial Day to the Hawaii Food & Wine Festival in September and more.