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Honolulu: USA

  Honolulu: USA  

Honolulu is a middle island which is located on the South shore of the middle of the sea, the total area of this island is 5,510 Km Square but Honolulu is only 177 Km square

The total population of Honolulu is 348,893 according to the data of 2023, This is the largest city in Hawaii state and the 55th largest city in the united states.

Oahu is the safest and most great place to stay, really captivating of its rich history and civilization, and stylish amenities.


There are unlimited outdoor workouts to enjoy every moment, from surfing and tracking to snorkeling and whale eyeing.

Honolulu is quite expensive to live in and for visits, its house expenses are 214 percent higher than the national average.

If you think staying in Honolulu to do the job for that you need to earn $22.76 per hrs according to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Honolulu is one of the most attractive places for tourists, a very well-managed village and city, so we are going to explain some visiting places of Honolulu.


  Lolani Place  

Lolani Place is nearby Hawaii Pacific University and the road of Mililani St, It’s a historical landmark.

The building is a little small and very adorable, ideal for an external tour. visitors can learn the history of Lolani place.

Lolani Place

The surrounding park offers a refreshing experience with some amazing old trees. Altogether, it’s a nice place to explore during the visit to Honolulu, Hawaii.

It’s open from Tuesday to Friday 9 am to evening 4 pm and to be closed Sunday and Monday.

The Palace was so attractive and it is a rapid attraction unless you spend the time hearing to all the audio tracks in every room, and the cost of Lolani Place is US $29

Lolani Place was constructed in 1882 in the style of American Florentine. there is a telephone system which connects all the rooms. 


  Bishop Museum  

Bishop Museum is situated beside the Kapalama Ava road, It is a big museum with so many various portions and exhibitions to explore.

Bishop Museum was constructed in 1889 by Charles Reed Bishop in mention of his late wife named Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop

Bishop Museum

Bishop Museum homes and sustenance for over 25 million historical, cultural, and biological treasures. Each item in the collection has its own, unique and special story to tell.

Buildings separate the various exhibits, there is one concentrated on Space and science and one focused on Hawaiian history, music, Art, and lifestyle.


  Ala Moana center  

Ala Moana Center is a big mall located in front of Ala Moana Blvd road, it’s also known as Ala Moana

It is the 8th big shopping mall in the USA and has 290 stores with 70 dining options.

It is constructed in 1959 and become a successful shopping mall in 2018. its net worth is $5.74 Billion.

Ala Moana center

It’s also an attractive place for tourists each year approximately 50 million people come here to visit Ala Moana Center.

There is a hula dance show at the center. It is really impressive, many people come here to see this center. They have something for everyone in the mall.

It’s very neat and clean. The people are very friendly and courteous.



Waikiki is a main tourist destination of Hawaii and the neighborhood of Honolulu. It is also known as Crystal and has clean waters, White-sand beaches, and iconic hotels in the world.

Once a time Waikiki was a playground for Hawaiian royalty. after that King Kamehameha I, made this a capital city in 1795.


There was a big business destination and home to the fishpond, which provided food for the Royal family.

Beginning of the 1900s it was developed as a big tourist destination, The first hotel of this business center is Waikiki, and the Moana Surfrider was built in 1901.

Waikiki is the main business hub of Honolulu and the main tourist destination in the world so here are some exciting things that you can do in Waikiki.


Why Visit the Waikiki Beaches?
  • There are some excellent shopping malls so you can do shopping
  • There is a different variety of food than going to the restaurant
  • There are serval museums like the Honolulu Museum of Art, The Bishop Museums, and  The Pacific Science Center don’t miss it.
  • There are very beautiful mountains like Diamond Head and Koko Head go to hike and enjoy the view of Honolulu.


  Battleship Missouri Memorial  

Battleship Missouri Memorial is the famous tourist destination of Honolulu and it is a museum ship.

It is the last battleship of world war II commissioned by the United State Navy.

It is a famous spot for the Japanese Surrender on September 2, 1945, which officially finished World War II.

Battleship Missouri Memorial 

The Battleship Missouri Memorial Museum is an old ship that is 877 ft long and 108 ft wide. in 1998 it was opened as a museum which is very famous on Hawaiian Island.

Now it’s converted into a war museum so many tourists come here to visit every year.

If you are interested to know about military history then, The Battleship Missouri Museum is the best for everything and a great place to visit in Honolulu. the entry fee for an Adult is $31.


  Koko Crater Railway Trailhead  

The Koko Crater Railway Trailhead is one the most famous tracking in Honolulu. It takes time 1 to 2 hrs to get to the top of the point.

the views at the top are incredible. It’s also lovely windy at the top.

It is located at the end of Koko Head Park Road. The Trail is a 2.3 KM climb then we can see all the views of Diamond Head and Waikiki.

Koko Crater Railway Trailhead

The Koko Crater Railway Trailhead is Open from 6 am to 6 pm every Wednesday to Monday.

The Trailhead close every Tuesday because of maintenance so don’t go on Tuesday, 24 hrs it is free access.


Here is some important information about Trailhead:
  • Difficulty: Hard
  • Distance: Around 2.3 km
  • Elevation gain: 1,048 feet
  • Best time to hike: Early in the sunrise
  • Parking: Free parking is available
  • Restrictions: Closed on Tuesdays for maintenance
  • Cost: Free access


Some important tips for hiking Koko Crater Railway Trailhead:
  • Wear comfortable shoes for relaxing.
  • Carry a bunch of water and dry foods.
  • Start early in the morning to avoid the warmness and masses.
  • Always be ready for a difficult hike.
  • Be aware of your surroundings and watch out for lax rocks.


  Diamond Head  

Diamond Head is one of the most attractive gifts from ancient and nature. It looks like Diamond Head for real, Located beside the middle of the sea Hawaiian.

British sailors were given the English name (Diamond Head) in the 19th century, It’s also known as Lēʻahi in Hawaii city.

The different cost prices of visiting Diamond Head, we can buy an online ticket the cost of walking is $5, and by car is $10. It’s the best place to hike in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Diamond Head

Top of the Diamond Head, The view of Waikiki and its surroundings is absolutely stunning. It is 1.3 Km long and takes time to get to the top about 30 minute hike.

Before hiking Diamond Head be sure to wear comfortable shoes and clothes for a walk and don’t forget to bring water and some snacks.

suitable time for hiking in Diamond Head is early in the morning to see the rising sun and to be protected from warm hotness.


Here are some important information about Diamond Head Hiking:
  • Difficulty: Not too Hard
  • Distance: Around 1.3 km
  • Elevation gain: 1.5 mile
  • Best time to hike: Early in the sunrise
  • Parking: Free parking is available
  • Restrictions: After 4:30 Pm
  • Cost: Walking is $5 and Car $10


  Honolulu Zoo  

Honolulu Zoo is situated nearby Queens Beach and Waikiki Walkway, it is one of the best tourist attractions in Honolulu.

The zoo is open every day From 10 am to 3 pm, except Christmas Day.

The area of Honolulu Zoo is 42 acres in Queen Kapiʻolani Park. the number of Animals in this Zoo has 900+, and the ticket cost is $20 to $25 for Adults.

Honolulu Zoo

Honolulu Zoo divides the main 4 Sections they are Tropical Rainforests, Pacific Islands, Keiki Zoo, and African Savanna.

This Zoo has different animals in different sections such as turtles, mongooses, geckos,  lions, giraffes, zebras, Hawaiian monk seals, nene geese, Ko’olau, elephants, gibbons, and tigers.


  Some tourist destinations near Honolulu City:  

  • Pearl Harbor National Memorial
  • National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
  • Arizona Memorial
  • Hanauma Bay
  • Windward Oahu
  • Manoa Falls
  • Kualoa Ranch
  • Byodo in Temple
  • Lanikai Pillbox Hike
  • Dole Plantation
  • Wax Museum of the Star
  • Sea Life Park
  • Polynesian Cultural Center
  • Ala Moana Center
  • Chinatown
  • Kapahulu
  • Makiki
  • North Shore

Don’t forget to visit this place whenever come to this beautiful island in Hawaiian.

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Sudeep Thapa is a Founder and Chief Author at Best Ten Universe. He has completed a Bachelor of Business Studies from Lumbini Banijya Campus ( Tribhuwan University ) .

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