Say Aloha to Honolulu! Swim, dive, and snorkel in the beautiful clear waters at Kailua Beach Park, hike the crater at Diamond Head, and eat the freshest seafood in the country. No matter what you choose to do in this island city, you'll leave relaxed and rejuvenated.

Family Guide to Honolulu

Check out the top spots for families in Honolulu (including lots of free and budget-friendly attractions!). Ready to pack your bags? Download the Honolulu coloring page so the kiddos can keep track of every place you visit.

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Honolulu: Make Your Dollar Go Further

With a little planning, and the help of this handy guide, the whole family can have a blast in Honolulu without breaking the bank.

A woman in a green sundress eats fresh seafood on a plate with a fork while sitting in the sand on a beach in Honolulu while on a Hawaii vacation

Eat Like a Local: Fresh Seafood in Honolulu

Honolulu restaurants source seafood that’s fresh, sustainable, and delicious. Eat like a local and explore these hidden gems the next time you visit Honolulu. So, go ahead and indulge in island delicacies during your Hawaii vacation. Ono kine grindz (that’s local speak for good eats).


48 Hour Guide to Honolulu

Make the most out of your quick trip to Honolulu with our guide to can’t miss experiences and hidden gems. From hikes, memorials and parks to local food, shopping and, of course, beaches, Honolulu has something for everyone.

Aerial view of the city of Honolulu, Oahu in Hawaii and the coastline along the beautifully blue ocean on a clear, bright sunny day

Adventure Quest: Top Outdoor Activities in Honolulu, Hawaii

Want to kick your visit to Honolulu up a notch? Whether you want to surf big waves, paddleboard at night, or hike a real-life crater, check out our list of some of the best outdoor activities to do in the Oahu island city.

Young boy wearing an orange and yellow lei over a striped red and blue tank top and dark sunglasses during the day on a beach in Honolulu Hawaii

Free or Cheap Family Activities in Honolulu

Do you think “aloha” translates to “Oh geez, this is going to be really pricy?” Although Hawaii has a reputation for being expensive, there are lots of fun things to do with the family that are cheap and even free.

A panoramic view of a pier with large black stones on either side and water surrounding it leads to a beautiful beach with the skyline of Honolulu in the background on a beautiful day in Hawaii

A Taste of Hawaii: Best Bites in Honolulu

Honolulu is home to a dining scene that you’ll remember just as much as the beaches and beautiful waterfalls.

Fire dancers at Hawaiian luau.

Visit Honolulu: Come for the Weather, Stay for the Culture

Luaus and leis are nice, but they’re only part of what Honolulu has to offer.