Duke Statue in Waikiki
March 21, 2020
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Karen Fields

Oahu Things to do: What’s Close By?

In our latest Oahu Travel Blog article, ‘Oahu Things to Do: What’s Close By?’ - we share our best picks for all there is to do and see, close to our Waikiki Hotel.

Oahu is an amazing island paradise with many things to do, see and discover during your next visit.

In our latest Oahu Travel Blog article, ‘Oahu Things to do: What’s Close By?’ – we highlight all the best Attractions, Activities, Restaurants & Shopping you can enjoy within walking distance of our Waikiki Hotel. Oahu has the North Shore, beautiful beaches on the West Side, South Side and many small towns across the island. But there is also so much to do and see in Waikiki.

Waikiki is walkable! Waikiki is a world-famous neighborhood on the island of Oahu and much of Waikiki is easily accessed by way of a short to moderate walk.  Yes, traffic in Waikiki can be an issue if you are driving from north Waikiki to South Waikiki but there are easy methods to traveling across Waikiki; Bike Rental, Trolly, Taxi, Uber or rental car.
 
But for this latest guide, we will showcase all the great things to do that are within walking distance or a very short Uber or Taxi ride from our Waikiki Hotel.

Let’s get Coffee! O.k., it’s early in the morning and you’re needing some Coffee…well you’re in luck! There are several great international brand Coffee Shops and fantastic, local Coffee Shops that are within walking distance of our hotel.

  • Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf: 2040 Kūhiō Ave. #1, Honolulu, HI 96815 – Next Door!
  • Maleko Coffee and Pastries: 444 Niu Street, #106, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 3.5 Blocks
  • Brew & Foam Coffee House: 1909 Ala Wai Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 4 Blocks
  • Java Café: 2055 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 4 Blocks
  • Starbucks Coffee: 2169 Kalia Rd #102, Honolulu, HI 96815 - .8 Mile
  • Island Vintage Coffee: 2301 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 - .6 Mile
  • Gorilla in the Café: 2155 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 – .6 Mile
  • Big Wave Dave Surf & Coffee: 226 Lewers St #154, Honolulu, HI 96815 - .8 Mile
  • Café Glace: 227 Lewers St #115, Honolulu, HI 96815 - .8 Mile

Activities, Attractions & more! Things to do and see Waikiki has so much to do and see including, famous Landmarks, Activities and Attractions – here are some of the most popular within walking distance of our hotel.

  • Waikiki Beach: The world’s most famous beach! – 3 Blocks
  • Duke Kahanamoku Statue: 9-foot Bronze Statue on Waikiki Beach – 1 Mile
  • Kuhio Beach: 2453 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 1.1 Miles
  • Ty Gurney Surf School: 205 Lewers St, Honolulu, HI 96815 – .5 Miles
  • Atlantis Submarines Waikiki: 252 Paoa Pl, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 5 Blocks
  • Fort DeRussy Beach Park: 2055 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 4 Blocks
  • Don Ho Statue: 2324 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 1 Mile
  • Duke Kahanamolu Lagoon: Beautiful shallow lagoon – 7 Blocks
  • King David Kalakaua Statue: 2050 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 1 Block
  • Honolulu Zoo: 151 Kapahulu Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 1.4 Miles
  • Ala Wai Canal Fishery – 2 Blocks
  • Waikiki Beach Walk: Open-air 2 level mall with numerous shops, boutiques & restaurants, live events, Hula dancing & concerts - 227 Lewers St, Honolulu, HI 96815 - .5 Miles

Oahu is a beautiful Island Paradise with many things to do and see. But our Waikiki Hotel is within walking distance to many Activities, Attractions, Restaurants & Shopping venues!

Let’s Eat! Waikiki is home to many great restaurants from large chain restaurants, locally owned restaurants, and everything in between. Here are some of our favorites.

  • La Vie – Modern French Restaurant: 383 Kalaimoku St., Honolulu, HI 96815 – 2 Blocks
  • Tommy Bahamas – American style restaurant: 298 Beach Walk, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 4 Blocks
  • Hard Rock Café – Rock-n-Roll Themed, American restaurant: 280 Beach Walk, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 6 Blocks
  • Yard House – Sports Bar with great American food: 226 Lewers St., 148, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 7 Blocks
  • Heavenly Island Lifestyle – Hawaiian cuisine with organic ingredients: 342 Seaside Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 - .9 Miles
  • Cheesecake Factory – Famous chain restaurant known for variety and of course, Cheesecake: 2301 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 1 Mile
  • Herringbone Waikiki – Great locally sourced Seafood and cocktails: 2330 Kalakaua Ave #3, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 1 Mile
  • Tonkatsu Ginza Bairin – Japanese seafood restaurant: 255 Beach Walk, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 7 Blocks
  • Duke’s Waikiki – Popular beachfront, very popular restaurant: 2335 Kalakaua Ave #116, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 1 Mile
  • BLT Steakhouse – High-end Steakhouse: 223 Saratoga Rd, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 7 Blocks
  • Roy’s Waikiki – Chef Roy Yamaguchi’s fusion restaurant: Next to Embassy Suites, 226 Lewers St, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 6 Blocks

Let’s Shop! If you’re looking to find the best souvenirs, a bargain at a thrift store, luxury items or shopping mall with department stores – you have many options in Waikiki.

  • Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center: 2201 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 6 Blocks
  • Kea’au Shopping Center: 307 Lewers St, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 6 Blocks
  • Luxury Row: 2100 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 3 Blocks
  • ABC Store: 2020 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 1 Block
  • Duke’s Marketplace: 5 Dukes Ln, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 7 Blocks
  • Waikiki Shopping Plaza: 2250 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 5 Blocks
  • Waikiki Beach Walk: 227 Lewers St, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 6 Blocks
  • International Marketplace: 2330 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 – 8 Blocks
  • Ala Moana Center: 1450 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96814 – 1.1 Miles
  • Aloha Tower Marketplace: 1 Aloha Tower Dr, Honolulu, HI 96813 – 3.1 Miles

In this Oahu Travel Blog article: ‘Oahu Things to do: What’s Close By?’ - we’ve presented you with some of the best things you can discover all within walking distance of our Waikiki Hotel. There is so much to discover on the island of Oahu, but there is still plenty of activities, attractions, restaurants and shopping venues to explore within walking distance of our hotel.

If you have any questions about visiting any of the places in this guide, please feel free to ask our Concierge for more information. 

Visit our Oahu Visitors Guide for more recommendations for all there is to do, see and experience when visiting Oahu.

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