Things to do in HONOLULU with kids

Three words: Beaches, sunshine, and culture. How does that sound for the ultimate place to go with kids?  Introducing…Honolulu! This Hawaiian gem is teeming with family friendly activities and is one of the most beautiful spots in the world! 

Kids naturally will gravitate to those beautiful waters, so activities such as BOBs Hawaii Adventure are perfect for kids to be introduced to amazing underwater worlds. Of course, a great alternative are the Waikiki Aquarium and Living Art Marine Center which bring the ocean to them whilst keeping their feet dry!

Why not take a tour and let the locals show you the beautiful sites? Waikiki Trolley and Duck Tours Hawaii are great options to get to know the city like the locals do.

Think a fascinating history is only connected to the mainland? Think again! Hawaii has an incredible history, and the people of Honolulu love to share it with kids with attractions like the Pacific Aviation Museum and the USS Arizona, which of course is linked to the infamous Pearl Habor.  An eye opening experience for kids.

So grab those leis, and take the family to one of the happiest cities in the world! When you arrive, you’ll see why….Aloha!

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  • Mission Houses

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    Honolulu

    Take a family tour, hear a story, try out historical activities, or make something to take home. Each month on Kamaaina Family Day, the Mission Houses Museum offers a themed experience for everyone ...

  • Duck Tours Hawaii

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    Honolulu

    One of the funnest tours! An absolute must-do when in Hawaii and one of the best ways to see the sights of Honolulu, Pearl Harbor, Waikiki, world famous Hanauma Bay, and so much more.

  • Hawaii Maritime Center

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    (1 miles) Honolulu

    Welcome to Hawaii's World-Class Maritime Museum. Enjoy the excitement of the Honolulu waterfront and harbor at Pier 7. You'll get a close-up view of Aloha Tower plus a chance to experience Hawaii's ...

  • Hawaii Childrens Discovery Center

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    (1 miles) Honolulu

    The Hawaii Childrens Discovery Center provides a world-class,interactive, participatory learning environment designed to inspire the young and "young-at-heart" to new heights of learning and ...

  • The Contemporary Museum

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    (2 miles) Honolulu

    The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, is the only museum in the state of Hawaii devoted exclusively to contemporary art. TCM provides an accessible forum for provocative, dynamic forms of visual art, ...

  • The Bishop Museum

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    (2 miles) Honolulu

    The Museum was established to house the extensive collection of Hawaiian artifacts and royal family heirlooms of the Princess, and has expanded to include millions of artifacts, documents and ...

  • BOBs Hawaii Adventure

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    (2 miles) Honolulu

    Discover a new way to experience the ocean in our high-tech breathing observation bubbles (BOB). BOBs are easy to operate, environmentally friendly, underwater scooters which have nearly 365 degree ...

  • Hawaii Army Museum

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    (3 miles) Honolulu

    Helicopters, tanks, guns now silenced, and vacant bunkers welcome you to the U.S. Army Museum of Hawai`i. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Honolulu for ...

  • Waikiki Imax

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    (3 miles) Honolulu

    The IMAX Waikiki features several amazing films formatted on a 5 foot story tall screen enhanced by 12,000 watts of wrap-around digital sound. One of the many fun family places to go if you're ...

  • Honolulu Zoo

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    (3 miles) Honolulu

    The goal of the Honolulu Zoo's Environmental Enrichment Program is to involve all staff members; including keepers, curators and volunteers, in a zoo-wide program of effective environmental ...

  • Waikiki Aquarium

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    (4 miles) Honolulu

    Our exhibits, programs, and research focus on the aquatic life of Hawaii and the tropical Pacific. Over 2,500 organisms in our exhibits represent more than 420 species of aquatic animals and every ...

  • Waikiki Trolley

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    (4 miles) Honolulu

    Waikiki Trolley is the easy, fun and affordable way to experience Waikiki and Honolulu. Discover the best in scenic, historical and cultural attractions as well as dining and shopping on the Trolley!

  • Living Art Marine Center

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    (4 miles) Honolulu

    Provides educational programs, tours, reef walks, and classes for all ages. 100s of beautiful tropical fish from all over the world. Fun and educational for the entire family, we focus on games, ...

  • Ice Palace Hawaii

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    (6 miles) Honolulu

    Cool off with some fun ice skating in Hawaii! Ice Palace Hawaii has open skating, skating classes, figure skating and ice hockey - family fun on ice for your family day out!

  • USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park

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    (7 miles) Honolulu

    USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park's mission is to restore and preserve the World War II submarine USS Bowfin (SS-287), and submarine-related artifacts on our grounds and in the Museum. Bowfin Park's ...

  • USS Arizona

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    (7 miles) Honolulu

    The USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor is "ground zero" where World War II began for the United States. The USS Arizona serves as the final resting place for many of the battleship's 1,177 crew ...

  • Pacific Aviation Museum

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    (8 miles) Honolulu

    An amazing aviation experience for the family at Pearl Harbor - ranked #8 aviation attraction in the entire country! Set in two hangars, kids will love getting up close to real live planes that once ...

  • The Battleship Missouri Memorial

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    (8 miles) Honolulu

    The Battleship Missouri Memorial educates and entertains with exhibits, memorabilia and activities.

  • Glow Putt Indoor Mini Golf

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    (9 miles) Kaneohe

    Glow in the dark indoor putting fun! One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Hawaii

  • My Gym Kailua

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    (10 miles) Kailua

    Amazing classes and programs for kids 6 weeks thru 13 years that develop physically, cognitively and emotionally.

  • The Hawaiian Railway

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    (11 miles) Ewa

    Train rides down Hawaii\'s historical railroad tracks are available year round.

  • Ewa Beach Railway

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    (12 miles) Ewa Beach

    Come ride along a historic stretch of track west of old Ewa and listen to stories about the history of railroading in Hawaii. Train rides are available year round. This is the only historic railroad ...

  • Sea Life Park

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    (12 miles) Waimanalo

    Experience Hawaii's famous marine life and get closer than you've ever been to dolphins, sea turtles, penguins, and more! Sea Life Park Hawaii is a worldclass aquatic experience at Oahu's Makapuu ...

  • Aloun Farms Pumpkin Patch

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    (15 miles) Kapolei

    Every year, Aloun Farms is proud to share this annual family event during the month of October. A unique island tradition for Hawaii educators, keiki and your family. The patch is available for ...

  • Wet n Wild Hawaii

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    (15 miles) Kapolei

    Set on 29 acres in lush, tropical surrounds in Kapolei, Oahu's 'second city', the all-new Wet’n’Wild water park delivers over 25 rides and attractions for families and thrill-seekers alike. It is ...

  • Kualoa Ranch

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    (17 miles) Kaaawa

    Kualoa Ranch has tours and activities suited for everyone. Kualoas horseback tours combine that special bond with horses with the most spectacular scenery on Oahu.Adventure to the northern part of ...

  • Dole Plantation

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    (19 miles) Wahiawa

    Dole Plantation's "Pineapple Experience" is one of Hawaii's favorite visitor attractions offering a fun and educational experience for the entire family. "Get lost" in the world's largest maze, take ...

  • Polynesian Cultural Center

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    (23 miles) Laie

    Cultural fun at this amazing Polynesian Cultural Center! With seven native villages, kids can participate in the daily adventures of the Hawaiian and South Pacific culture! Food, entertainment, ...

  • The Surf Bus - Activities Tour

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    (29 miles) Haleiwa

    Go bike riding, kayaking, boogie boarding, snorkeling, hike and swim at a waterfall, learn to surf or simply cruise on the beach. Connects you with your dream activities, without the rigmarole.

  • Purdys Macadadia Farm

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    (53 miles) Hoolehua

    A 5-acre, Hawaiian homestead and macadamia nut farm in Molokai's central Ho'olehua district - great to explore with the family!

  • Kalaupapa Historical Park

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    (59 miles) Kalaupapa

    Situated on the leeward side of the peninsula, Kalaupapa Settlement is still home for several surviving Hansen's disease patients whose memories and experiences are cherished values. Once a community ...

  • Whalers Village Museum

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    (80 miles) Lahaina

    Renowned across the Pacific, the free-admission Whalers Village Museum tells the story of the heyday of whaling in Lahaina (1825-1860) from the perspective of the seafarers themselves, with ...

  • Reefdancer Glass Bottom Boat Tours

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    (81 miles) Maui

    Looking for the best reef viewing tour on Maui? It's me! Here's why: Fish, Coral, even octopus prefer shallow water with lots of light -- the deeper you go the less there is to see. So I stay on top, ...

  • Warren and Annabelles Magic Show

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    (81 miles) Maui

    In one of Maui's most elegant and intimate settings, Warren Gibson, highly acclaimed showman and one of the country's premier sleight-of-hand magicians, treats you to a variety of magicians ...

  • The Sugar Cain Train

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    (81 miles) Maui

    Join us as we travel between historic Lahaina town and the resorts of Kaanapali. Relax in an open-air coach whose nostalgic charm recalls the days of old Hawaii.