Local Spots

Local Spots 🏝

 

Whoever is reading this, I wanted to acknowledge you for putting in the time and energy it takes to plan an amazing vacation for your loved ones. To help you out, I put together a list of places worth visiting. From beaches and nature, to activities and food. Find the perfect local spots for your vacation. Taking our tour at the beginning of your trip is recommended. It’s the best way  to make the most of your time here. If you have any questions contact us, we’d love to chat with you.

Beaches 🏄🏽‍♂️

East Coast Beaches

Lanikai, Kailua, Waimanalo, Bellows, Ka’a’awa, Kahana Valley, Malaekahana

North Shore Beaches

Turtle Beach, Kuilima Cove, Kawela Bay, Sunset Beach, Ehukai (pipeline), Sharks Cove Tide Pool, Three Tables, Waimea, Chuns Reef, Laniakea, Puena Point, Haleiwa, Kaiaka Bay, Wailua, Mokuleia.

West Side

 Ko’olina, Kahi Point (Electric Beach), Nanakuli, Maili Point, Pokai Bay, Makaha, Makua, Kaena

South Shore

Sand Island, Ala Moana, Magic Island, Queens, Kaimana, Kahala Ave public access ways, Eternity Beach

Scenic Lookouts 🌋

Honolulu

Leahi (Diamond Head) lookout, Tantalus State Park, Kaka’ako (Point Panic)

South Shore

Halona Blow Hole, Hawaii Kai Lookout, Lana’i Lookout, Makapu’u Lookout

East Side

 Nu’uanu Pali Lookout, H3E Lookout (Kaneohe Bay), He’eia State Park (He’eia Fishpond),

North Shore

Laie Point, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau, Waimea Bay Lookout

Botanical Gardens 🌺

Honolulu / Waikiki

Queen Kapiolani Garden, Queen Lili’okalani Botanicle Garden, Foster Botanicle Garden, Moanalua Gardens,      Daniel K. Inouye Inter. Airport Cultural Gardens

South Shore

Lyon Arbertum, East-West Center Japanese Garden, Koko Crater Botanicle Garden

East Coast

Ho’omaluhia Botanicle Garden, Byodo Temple

North Shore

Wahiawa Botanicle Garden, Waimea Valley Falls

Hiking Spots 🥾

Honolulu / South

Leahi (Diamond Head), Monoa Valley Falls, Koko Crater Railway, Hawaii Loa Ridge, Hanauma Bay Trail, Kuliouou Ridge, Wa’ahila Ridge, Moanalua Valley, Jackass Gingers, Aiea Loop

East Side

Makapu’u Light House, Lanikai Pill Box, Maunawili, Mt. Olomana, Pali Notches, Ho’omaluhi Botanicle Gardens, Crouching Lion

North Shore

Turtle Bay Pill Box and Mountain Bike Trail, Kakipi Place (Kawela Bay), Pupukea-Paumalu Trail, Mokuleia Trail

West Side

Ma’ili Pill Box, Mt. Ka’ala Trail, Kaena Point Trail

Local Food Spots 🍽

Honolulu / Waikiki

Leaonard’s Bakery, Liliha Bakery, Alisha’s Market, Nico’s Pier 38, Highway Inn, Helena’s Hawaiian, Rainbow Drive Inn, Uncle Bo’s, Signature Steak House, Musubi Cafe, Foodland Farms (poke)

East Coast

Pineapple Man Waimanalo, Coconut Girl & Guys, Fat Boy Bento, Lanikai Brewery, Fresh Catch, Waihole Poi Factory, Papa Ole’s, Kalapawai, Cinnamons, Haleiwa Joes Haiku 

North Shore

Ry’s Poke, Kahuku Sugar Mill Food Truck Park, Haleiwa Joe’s, Ted’s Bakery, Ken’s Fresh Fish, Mike’s Huli Huli Chiken, Da Bald Guy, Jenny’s Shrimp, Seven Brother’s, Banzai Bowls, Paalaa Kai Bakery

West Side / Central Oahu

Leeward Drive Inn, Tanioka’s, Restaurant 604, Shiro’s Saimin Heaven, Koa Pancake House, Julies Filipino, Highway Inn, Moani’s, Lanterns Bar & Grill, Kalo Bombs, Poka’i Bay Restaurant

Local Farms and Products 🌾

Honolulu / Waikiki

Kaka’ako Farmers Market, KapioLani Community Colledge Farmers Market

East Side

Kailua Town Farmers Market, Windward Mall Farmers Market, Wai’ahole Botanicles, Wai’ahole Nursurey & Garden, Manoa Chocolate Factory, Oeno Winery, Ko’olau Distillery

North Shore

Hale’iwa Farmers Market, Hale’iwa Town Farmers Market, Kahuku Farms, Hi Honey Farms, Green World Coffee Farm, Wai’alua Coffee Farm, Kohana Rum Factory, Wai’alua Sufar Mill

West Side / Central Oahu

Aloha Stadium Flee Market – Swap Meet, Pearl Ridge Farmers Market, Kapolei Farmers Market

Activities 🏇

Honolulu / Waikiki

Iolani Palace & Kamehameha Statue, Bishop Museum, Waikiki Star Beach Boys Surf and Canoe, Kamoali Charters

East Side

Kailua Beach Adventures, Ku’aloa Ranch, Polynesian Cultural Center

North Shore

Paddle Board Haleiwa, North Shore Surf Lessons, Haleiwa Shark Tours, Climbworks Hawaii, Gunstock Ranch

West Side / Central Oahu

Camp Palehua, Kamoauli Charters, Hawaiian Ocean Adventures

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