13 Amazing Things to do in Honolulu, Hawaii

Hawaii’s capital city is a tropical paradise, where the broad streets and leafy boulevards are continually drenched in year-round sunshine.

Honolulu is the gateway to the island of Oahu and to the rest of Hawaii, and there is much waiting to be discovered in and around the city.


Waikiki Beach is the most famous beach in Hawaii, and it’s right on the doorstep of Honolulu.

1. Waikiki Beach

Hanauma Bay is a great place to visit to find a quieter stretch of coastline.

2. Hanauma Bay

3. Diamond Head Crater

This extinct volcanic crater dominates the skyline, and you can traverse the network of trails that lead to the summit, for absolutely outstanding panoramas of the city below.

4. Punch Bowl Cemetery

The Punch Bowl is another huge, extinct volcanic crater that’s found on the edge of Honolulu.

5. Visit Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor is one of the most infamous places in the world because it was here that Japan attacked the US to drag them into World War II.

This grand piece of architecture is found in central Honolulu and offers visitors a glimpse into what the island was like before it became a state of the US.

6. Iolani Palace

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