Moving to Hawaii Guide

Attractions, Entertainment, & Eateries

O‘ahu is full of attractions, both indoors and out. Get out and burn some calories by hiking one of the islands many trails, or spend a relaxing day at the beach.

If you’re into the arts, O‘ahu has several nationally and internationally renowned museums, as well as a thriving local scene. Be sure to bring your student ID and ask about student discounts.

Attractions

Bishop Museum
1525 Bernice St.
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 847-3511
www.bishopmuseum.org

Honolulu Museum of Art
900 South Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI 96814
(808) 532-8700
www.honolulumuseum.org

East-West Center – UHM
1601 East-West Rd.
Honolulu, HI 96848
(808) 944-7111
www.eastwestcenter.org

Honolulu Botanical Gardens
50 N. Vineyard Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 522-7060
www.honolulu.gov/parks/hbg.html

Hanauma Bay
7455 Kalaniana‘ole Hwy.
Honolulu, HI 96825
(808) 396-4229
http://www.hanauma-bay-hawaii.com/

Hawai‘i Children’s Discovery Center
111 Ohe St.
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 524-KIDS
www.discoverycenterhawaii.org

Hawai‘i State Art Museum
250 S. Hotel St., 2nd Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 586-0300
www.hawaii.gov/sfca/HiSAM.html

The Honolulu Zoo
151 Kapahulu Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96815
(808) 971-7171
www.honoluluzoo.org

Sea Life Park Hawai‘i
41-202 Kalaniana‘ole Hwy., Suite 7
Waimanalo, HI 96795
(808) 259-2500
www.sealifeparkhawaii.com

The Waikiki Aquarium
2777 Kalakaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96815
(808) 923-9741
http://www.waikikiaquarium.org/

Entertainment

Besides the many beautiful beaches O‘ahu has to offer, there are plenty of other entertainment and events around the island to fill your free time. Cultural events, art exhibits, and live music featuring local talent happen every weekend. Be sure to ask about discounted student rates.

Cinemas

Consolidated Theatres
Call 593-3000 for listings
www.consolidatedtheatres.com

Ward Cinemas 16
1044 Auahi St. Honolulu, HI 96814

Koko Marina 8
7192 Kalanianaole Hwy.
AB-100 Honolulu, HI 96825

Pearlridge West 16
98-1005 Moanalua Rd. Aiea, HI 96701

Ko’olau Stadium 10
47-260 Hui Iwa St. Kaneohe, HI 96744

Regal Cinemas

http://www.regmovies.com/

Dole Cannery Stadium 18 and IMAX
735 B Iwilei Rd. Honolulu, HI 96817

Pearl Highlands Stadium 12
1000 Kamehameha Hwy. Pearl City, HI 96782

Windward Stadium 10
46-056 Kamehameha Hwy. Kaneohe, HI 96744

Live Entertainment

Theatrical productions are staged by UHM students and faculty as well as community groups. These offer a great alternative to watching movies. For current theater events, check the UH website: www.hawaii.edu

The ARTS at Mark’s Garage
Downtown Honolulu
1159 Nuuanu Ave.
(808) 521-2903
www.artsatmarks.com

Blaisdell Venues
777 Ward Ave.
(808) 768-5400
Box Office: 768-5252
Arena/Concert Hall/Exhibition Halls/Waikiki Shell
www.blaisdellcenter.com

Diamond Head Theater
520 Makapuu Ave.
(808) 733-0277
Box Office: 733-0274
www.diamondheadtheater.com

John F. Kennedy Theater
UHM Campus, 1770 East-West Rd.
(808) 956-7677
Box Office: 733-7655
www.hawaii.edu/kennedy

Kumu Kahua Theatre
Downtown, 46 Merchant St.
(808) 536-4441
www.kumukahua.org

Manoa Valley Theater
Manoa, 2833 E. Manoa Rd.
(808) 988-6131
www.manoavalleytheater.com

 

Popular Eateries & Bars

Duke’s Waikiki
2335 Kalakaua Ave., #116
Honolulu, HI 96815
(808) 922-2268
www.dukeswaikiki.com

Gordon Biersch Honolulu
Aloha Tower Marketplace
1 Aloha Tower Dr., Suite 1123
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 599-4877
www.gordonbiersch.com

Mai Tai Bar
Ala Moana Center
1450 Ala Moana Blvd., #3247
Honolulu, HI 96814
(808) 947-2900
www.maitaibar.com/honolulu/about.php

Ryan’s Grill
Ward Centre
1200 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96814
(808) 591-9132
www.ryansgrill.com

Yard House Waikiki
226 Lewers St.
Honolulu, HI 96815
(808) 923-9273
www.yardhouse.com/HI/honolulu