Touring Honolulu: Inside The Hawaiian Capital

Here are our four favourite attractions to visit while staying in Honolulu

By ARBOOX Staff • February 20, 2024

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Honolulu is rich in culture and offers many attractions open to all visitors. We've picked our four favourite spots to look forward to while visiting the Hawaiian capital.

1. Waikiki Beach

Hawaiian royalty used to come to the neighbourhood of Waikiki to relax and surf, because the area's famous beach is the go-to spot for its soft sand and high waves.

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2. Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

10 miles away from Waikiki, the family-friendly Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve is one of the best places to snorkel with exotic marine life.

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3. Diamond Head State Monument

Diamond Head State Monument is one of the most recognizable places of Honolulu’s skyline, and it features one of the island's most scenic hiking trails.

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4. Iolani Palace

Built in the 19th century for the royal family of the Kingdom of Hawaii (before it became a US state), the Iolani Palace is a Oahu landmark, best known for being the only royal palace in the United States.

Iolani Palace