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Hawai‘i State Archives—Kekauluohi Building

Located next to the Hawaii State Library on the grounds of Iolani Palace, the Hawaii State Archives houses a vast collection of important Hawaiian history including personal papers, collections, government documents, speeches, press releases, and documents from all governmental branches including the Judiciary, Legislature, and Executive. More than 100,000 photographs are preserved within the Archives […]

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Koko Crater Botanical Garden

Set in a 60-acre basin within the landmark Koko Crater in eastern Oahu is a lovely botanical garden featuring a dryland collection of plants that is a model of xeriscape concepts supporting a drought-tolerant landscape in tune with the surrounding environment. Koko Head is known geologically as a tuff cone and forms the south-west side […]

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Hawaii State Library

The Hawaii State Library is housed in a historic Classical Revival style building in downtown Honolulu just to the west of Honolulu Hale. The structure serves as the central branch of the statewide library system. The library’s main building is a four-story rectangular structure with a six-story tower in the rear. The library’s entrance features […]

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Honolulu Hale—City Hall

Honolulu Hale opened in downtown Honolulu in 1927 featuring pillars and arches, ceiling frescoes, decorative balconies, and a tiled roof. The building was designed by the renowned architect of the time Charles William Dickey. Modeled after the Bargello Palace built in Italy in the 13th century, Honolulu Hale has an open-air courtyard at the center […]

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Bishop Street

Bishop Street in downtown Honolulu is the nexus of Hawaii’s business world including banking and other major financial activities. Honolulu is considered the financial center of the Pacific, and Bishop Street is the financial center of Hawaii. Downtown Oahu’s business district is centered on Bishop Street and Fort Street Mall and bounded by Vineyard Boulevard, […]

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State Capitol Building

The unique architecture of Hawaii’s State Capitol building features volcano-shaped Legislative chambers as well as a large open central court area and tall supporting columns. Reflecting pools surrounding the complex symbolizes the ocean around Hawaii. The open-air rotunda area is open to the public and allows a view into the Legislative chambers where you can […]

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Washington Place-The Governor’s Residence

Just across the street from Hawaii’s State Capitol building in downtown Honolulu is Washington Place, the former home of Queen Liliuokalani. Twelve of Hawaii’s governors also lived in the home. In 2001 a new 5,000-square-foot governor’s residence was constructed on the same land as Washington Place, which became a museum for visitors to learn more […]

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Aliiolani Hale

Aliiolani Hale—King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center of Hawaii The historic Aliiolani Hale building was the first major Western-style structure built by the Hawaiian monarchy and is notable for its distinctive clock tower. Today the building houses the King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center which features exhibits as well as multimedia presentations on landmark Hawaii […]

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Sandy Beach Park

Sandy Beach is a popular beach that is about 1,200 feet long and is great for getting away from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki and laying out on the golden sands. A wide and expansive beach, Sandys is nice for swimming when the waves are very small, but most often there is a pounding […]

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Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

This impressive crescent-shaped bay (Hanauma means “Curved Bay”) lined with lava rock ledges was formed by two sunken craters and is renowned for its myriad tropical fish. As one of Hawaii’s most popular visitor destinations, Hanauma Bay draws more than one million people each year. The sandy beach at Hanauma is nice for relaxing, but […]

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Ala Moana Beach Park

Sandy Beach, Calm Water

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Honolulu Academy of Arts

For Arts Sake – Honolulu Academy Of Arts

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Hiking Diamond Head

Hiking Diamond Head – Stairway To Heaven

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USS Battleship Missouri Memorial

USS Battleship Missouri Memorial – Pearl Harbor

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Hawaii State Art Museum

Hawaii State Art Museum

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Oahu Timeshares

Oahu Timeshares

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Chinatown, Honolulu

A Walk Through Chinatown Honolulu

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Mission Houses Museum

Mission Houses Museum

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Hawaii Theatre Center

Hawaii Theatre Center – Pride of the Pacific

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Honolulu Zoo

WAIKIKI’S WILD KINGDOM: THE HONOLULU ZOO

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Hawaii Sports

Hawaii Sports

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Honolulu Marathon

The Honolulu Marathon: Race To The Finish Line

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Hawaii Maritime Center, Oahu

The Hawaii Maritime Center – Tracing Hawaii’s Ocean History

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Oahu Shopping

Oahu Shopping Adventures

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The Falls of Clyde

The Falls of Clyde

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Hawaii Gifts & Souvenirs

Made in Hawaii Products

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Bishop Museum

Bishop Museum – Celebrating Hawaii’s History

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National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Punchbowl Cemetery

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Magic of Polynesia

Magic of Polynesia

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USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

USS Bowfin Submarine Museum – Park – Pearl Harbor

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Waikiki Aquarium

Waikiki Aquarium

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Honolulu Symphony

The Honolulu Symphony – How Sweet The Sound

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Foster Botanical Garden

The Natural Wonders Of Foster Botanical Garden

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The NFL Pro Bowl

The NFL Pro Bowl

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Kahala Hotel & Resort

It’s a “suite life” at the Kahala Hotel, Resort on Oahu

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Iolani Palace

Iolani Palace

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Nuuanu Pali State Park

The Pali Lookout

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Waikiki, Oahu Nightlife

Oahu Nightlife – Dinner Shows & Nightclubs in Waikiki

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Halona Blowhole

Halona Blowhole

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Exploring Downtown Honolulu

Exploring Downtown Honolulu on a 2.3 mile self guided walk

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King Kamehameha Statue

Kamehameha Statue: Tribute To A King

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Oahu Swap Meets

Oahu Swap Meets

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Waikiki Trolley

Waikiki Trolley

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Rainbow Basketball Classic

Many Classic Moments

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Kawaiahao Church

Kawaiahao Church

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Honolulu Theatre

Honolulu On Stage

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Historic Aloha Tower, Oahu

Historic Aloha Tower

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Buying a Home in Hawaii

Buying a Home in Hawaii – Living in Paradise

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USS Arizona Memorial

USS Arizona Memorial – One of Hawaii’s Most Popular Attractions