Honolulu, the main gateway and the state capital of Hawaii, is the center of Hawaiian life and culture, humming with brio and exuding a sense of vibrant approval for everything. Situated on the island of Oahu, Honolulu has got nearly everything you need to make your trip worth it. From monuments to historic landmarks, from amazing chances of shopping to a chance to delve in some of the world’s finest art, Honolulu is the booming epicenter of activity, where you can enjoy yourself economically without getting bored.
Visit the Iolanic Palace, the only state residency for the royalty in the US, or hitchhike a ride to the great Westminster Abbey of the Pacific, the Kawaiahao Church. Interested in history? Pay a visit to the Bishop church, and view all the Hawaiian artifacts! Or take a look at the scenic Aloha tower, the iconic landmark representing a rich Hawaiian history.
If you feel like spending time for entertainment, take a quick trip to the great Hawaiian Theatre to enjoy some of the greatest art performances ever. Dip down in the nightlife world and delight your taste buds by joining in the fine dining at Waikiki, the former playground for Hawaiian royalty, or take a stroll to the art galleries of Chinatown.
To live the history of the island, visit Washington Place, the home of Queen Liliuokalani, the last known Hawaiian monarch. Located in Hawaii capital historic district just a few miles from Waikiki, this Place is open for private tours on Thursdays, and is like a living historic book, which breathes even as you stroll in its wake.
The Honolulu Museum of Art, one of the world-premiere art museums housing the work of famous artists such as Picasso, van Gogh, Monet and Warhol is located in Beretania Street. This museum is a must-visit if you want to savor some wonderful pieces of art.
Drive from Honolulu to the lush Nuuanu valley to discover the exquisite beauty of Queen Emma summer palace, the retiring resort for Emma, her husband Kamehameha and their son Albert. Enjoy the scenic view from the Nuuanu-Pali resort as well.
Honolulu is not simply a part of an island; it is a hub of art and craft, history and culture, and of course cuisines. It is a place you have to visit if you are on a tourist spree. One of the world’s best tourist spots, Honolulu is where your dreams lie!