The lush beaches, attractive greenery and stunning architecture are some of the features of Hawaii's state capital, Honolulu. Alsos is also the most populous city in the state. Located on Oahu Island, Honolulu is the main gateway to Hawaii and a major gateway to the United States. It is both the westernmost city and the largest southern American city. Honolulu means "sheltered port" or "quiet port". Honolulu is often ranked in the world's livability rankings, and also the second safest city in the country.
Hawaii's rich capital boasts such a wide range of attractions, almost everyone can find something to enjoy. Art and history buffs will find plenty to discover with the USS Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor / WW II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, Missouri Memorial Battleship, USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, Bishop Museum, Makpuu Lighthouse Trail Museum, Iolani Palace, US Army Museum of Hawaii, Museum of Art and Pacific Museum of Pacific Harbor Aviation.
Nature romantics can enjoy numerous scenic spots such as the Diamond State Monument, Hanauma Bay Nature Reserve, Waikiki Beach, Manoa Falls, Fort DeRussy Beach Beach, Tantalus Lookout Puu Ualakaa State Park, Magic Island, Ala Moana Beach Park and Kapiolani Park. Wildlife lovers can explore the gorgeous Honolulu Zoo.
For shopaholics, the Honolulu Cookie Company Hilton Hawai Village, Ala Moana Center, Aloha Stadium Swap Meet, Royal Hawaiian Center, Don Quijote and Kahala Mall Shopping Center are ideal destinations. Drama and theater aficionados can appreciate an amazing showcase of stage arts with the Fourever Fab Show, Rock-A-Hula, The Big Kahuna Luau, Hale Koa Luau, High & Right Comedy Night and The Magic of Polynesia.
For party animals, the Mai Tai Bar at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, JCB Plaza Lounge Honolulu, Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu, Pedals Paradise Hawaii, RumFire and Study are the perfect spots to make their nights happen. For people looking for some delicious food, Ono Seafood, Helena & # 39; s Hawaiian Food, Pig & Lady, Steak Shack, Alan Wong & Restaurant & Uncle Bo & # 39; s Pupu Bar & Grill are the best spots to have some delicious meals.
Some other notable points of interest include Pacific National Memorial Cemetery, Shangri La, Saint-Augustine-by-the-Sea, Duke Kahanamoku Statue, USS Oklahoma Memorial, King Kamehameha Statue, Downtown Honolulu, Izumo Taishakyo Mission I Hawaii, Aloha Stadium and Chinatown.
The best time to visit
The best time to visit Honolulu is from September to November, when temperatures, hotel rates and airline fees are favorable. You can find cheap flight tickets to Honolulu by browsing the various travel packages offered by the various online travel portals.
Honolulu International Airport (IATA: HNL), is the leading aviation and district gate of Honolulu and the State of Hawaii and is recognized as one of the busiest airports in the United States, with traffic now exceeding over 21 million passengers each year and increasing.