Sweet beaches, enticing greenery and charming architecture are some of the highlights of the state capital of Honolulu, Hawaii. It is also the most populous city in the state. Located on Oahu, Honolulu is the main gateway to Hawaii and the gateway to the United States. It is the most western and southernmost major city in the United States. Honolulu means “a sheltered port” or “stationary port”. Honolulu is among the best in the world of livable cities and is the second safe city in the country.
Hawaii's affluent capital has so many attractions that almost everyone can find something to taste. Art and history enthusiasts will find many discoveries, such as the Arizona Battleship Memorial, Pearl Harbor/World War II Warriors at the Pacific National Monument, Missouri Battleship Memorial, Bowen Submarine Museum and Park, Bishop Museum, Macapu Lighthouse Trail, Iolani Palace, US Army Hawaii Museum, Honolulu Museum of Art and Pacific Air Museum Pearl Harbor.
Nature's romantics can enjoy a variety of attractions, such as Diamond Head State Monument, Hanauma Bay Nature Reserve, Waikiki Beach, Manoa Falls, Fort DeRussy Beach Park, Tantalusus Lookout Puura Kaa State Park, Magic Island, Ala Moana Beach Park and Kapiolani Park. Wildlife lovers can visit the Honolulu Zoo.
For shopaholics, Honolulu Biscuits Hilton Hawaii Village, Ala Moana Center, Aloha Stadium Exchange Party, Royal Hawaiian Center, Don Quijo and Kahala Mall are ideal destinations. Admirers of theatre and theatre can cherish the amazing display of stage art through the Fourever Fab Show, Rock-A-Hula, Big Kahuna Luau, Hale Koa Luau, High&Right Comedy Night and Polynesia Magic.
For party animals, the Royal Hawaiian Hotel's Mai Tai Bar, Honolulu JCB Plaza Lounge, Honolulu Hard Rock Cafe, Hawaii's Paradise Pedals, RumFire and The Study are perfect nights. For those looking for something delicious, Ono Seafood, Helena's Hawaiian Cuisine, Pig & Lady, Steak House, Huang Allen's Restaurant and Uncle Uncle's Pub & Grill are the best spots to eat appetizers.
Other notable attractions include the Pacific National Memorial Cemetery, Shangri-La, St. Augustine Marina, Duke of Kahanamoku, Oklahoma Memorial, King Kamehameha Statue, Honolulu Downtown, Hawaii Izumo Taisha Long Hawaiian delegation, Aloha Stadium and Chinatown.
Best time to visit
The best time to travel to Honolulu is from September to November, where temperatures, hotel prices and airfare prices are very favorable. You can find cheap flights to Honolulu by browsing through the various travel packages offered by different travel portals online.
Honolulu International Airport [IATA: HNL] is the main aviation gateway and county in Honolulu and Hawaii. It is recognized as one of the busiest airports in the United States. It currently has more than 21 million passengers per year and is growing.