Visit the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum to have a glimpse of the native Hawaiian history. This museum designated as the Hawai’i State Museum of Natural and Cultural history, is located in the historic Kalihi district in Honolulu. Founded in 1889, it is the largest museum in Hawai’i with an extensive collection of artifacts, periodicals, newspapers and special collections on Hawai'i and the Pacific.

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The Diamond Head volcanic cone is one of the most iconic landmarks in Honolulu located near the Waikiki strip. Diamond Head also offers a short hike for visitors that want to see the magnificent view of Waikiki from its peak. The hike takes 1.5 to 2 hours and is a great way to spend the day with friends and family.

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Hanauma Bay State Park is one of Oahu’s most visited beach parks and is considered one of the best snorkeling spots in Hawai’i with its myriad and colorful marine life. It is a family friendly beach with all-day visiting hours. Hanuama Bay is a great snorkeling spot!

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The Hawai’i Convention Center is a premier convention and exhibition center on Oahu, located in Waikiki. Hosting a wide array of events, the Hawai’i Convention Center is a great place to mix business and pleasure.

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If you wish to learn more about Hawai’i’s local history, ‘Iolani Palace is the place to visit. It is the official residence of Hawai’i’s monarchy and is a marvel of opulence, innovation and political intrigue. Meticulously restored to its former magnificence, this National Historic Landmark in downtown Honolulu tells of a time when their Majesties, King Kalākaua, who built the palace in 1882, and his sister and successor, Queen Lili’uokalani, walked its celebrated halls.

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Kualoa Ranch located in the northeastern part of Oahu, is a 4000-acre ranch that offers a wide variety of outdoor activities. If you’re feeling adventurous, Kualoa Ranch offers zip lining, horseback riding, water activities, and jungle expeditions. The ranch was also a great back drop for Hollywood movies such as Jurassic Park, 50 First Dates, and most recently Godzilla. Dr Gerritt P. Judd, a personal adviser to King Kamehameha III, purchased the land in 1850, and The Judd family is still the owners of the land today.

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North Shore Oahu, well-known for its ginormous waves is often the site for major surfing competitions that people from around the world attend. With about an 1.5 hour drive from Waikiki, you can witness these incredible waves. Only a few minutes away visit the old town of Haleiwa and enjoy a refreshing, local favorite Matsumoto’s Shave Ice.

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With the most spectacular sunset as a backdrop, guests will enjoy Arts and Crafts, Hawaiian Games, Shower of Flowers, Hukilau on the Beach, and fishing techniques of old Hawai’i. Then feast on the best of traditional Hawaiian dishes and enjoy the songs and dances of Hawai’i and Polynesia. Venture to Paradise Cove Lu'au in Ko'olina and enjoy a Hawaiian experience that is truly exceptional. For more information, contact our travel desk in the lobby of the hotel.

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The USS Arizona Memorial located in Pearl Harbor marks the resting place of 1,102 sailors and marines killed on USS Arizona during the Japanese surprise attack on December 7, 1941. The memorial is visited by more the two million people annually accessible only by boat it straddles the sunken hull of the battle ship. Historical information and general visitor services are available at the USS Arizona Visitor Center.

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Sea Life Park Hawai’i is where the heart meets the sea. Get ready to be inspired by our amazing dolphin, sea lion and penguin show or observe a variety of marine animals in their natural habitats. Whether you’re a hands-on thrill-seeker or prefer to view the excitement from a distance, Sea Life Park Hawaii will delight you!


Lets play...Hawaiian style! Wet’n’Wild Hawai’i is Oahu’s top 10 most visited family attraction on the island and recently voted Best of Honolulu Magazine’s “Best Family Attraction.” The water park features more than 25 exhilarating water attractions on 29-acres of lush tropical landscaping. Ideal for families and thrill seekers alike.

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Please be advised effective immediately, Expedia will no longer be operating the Activity Desk in our Lobby. We apologize for the inconvenience. If you wish to book any tours/activities… Please visit them next door in the Lobby of Aqua Palms Hotel. Expedia Activities Desk is open 7 days a week from 7:00am – 5:00pm. Phone: 808-947-6195

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