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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 in the family.
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.
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 largest maritime attraction. Exciting Exhibits - ...
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 discovery.
Chuck E. Cheeses features age appropriate games, rides, prizes, food and entertainment that children of all ages from toddlers to big kids will love. We also provide great food for the family including freshly baked pizzas and a garden fresh salad ba...
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, offering interaction with art and artists in a unique...
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 photographs about Hawai€˜i and other Pacific island cul...
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 visibility. No swimming experience is necessary. Age...
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 kids.
Waikiki Imax
(3 Miles)
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 looking for things to do with kids in Hawaii
Honolulu Zoo
(3 Miles)
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 enrichment. We try to maintain the highest standards of anim...
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 year, roughly 350,000 people visit the Waikiki Aquari...
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!
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, activities, and touch zones.
For over 27 years now, people from all over the world has gone to skate at Ice Palace Hawaii including ice skating legend Christy Yamaguchi. Almost anyone you talk to in Hawaii has an Ice Palace memory. Most of their visitors say they skated here a...
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor on historic Ford Island occupies World War II-era hangars that still bear the scars of our nations first aviation battlefield. Ranked #8 aviation attraction in the nation.
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 parent organization, the Pacific Fleet Submarine M...
USS Arizona
(7 Miles)
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 members who lost their lives on December 7, 1941.
The Battleship Missouri Memorial educates and entertains with exhibits, memorabilia and activities.
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
(10 Miles)
My Gym has developed an extraordinary program and facility devised to help children 6 weeks thru 13 years of age develop physically, cognitively and emotionally.
Train rides down Hawaii\'s historical railroad tracks are available year round.
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 on the island of Oahu and the only operating railro...
Sea Life Park
(12 Miles)
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 Beach. Swim with dolphins, hug sea lions, and have an ...
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 educational/school tours beginning October and public ...
Our facility is designed to appeal to all ages and features a unique variety of age-appropriate rides and amenities from a Keiki Kove to a thrilling 6 story drop in a lush resort-like atmosphere. One of the many fun places to go if you're looking for...
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 Hawaii’s only water park and the no1 family attr...
Kualoa Ranch
(17 Miles)
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 the ranch deep into Ka'a'awa Valley where Jurassic Pa...
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 a ride on the Pineapple Express train, and stroll ...
Hawaii\'s Polynesian Cultural Center, located about one hour\'s scenic drive from Waikiki, is the top paid Hawaii attraction for a reason. Our seven native villages give visitors the rare chance to participate in the daily adventures of Hawaiian and ...
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.
In the heart of Hawai'i is the friendly isle of Moloka'i, the most Hawaiian of the accessible islands. You'll find our 5-acre, Hawaiian homestead and macadamia nut farm in Molokai's central Ho'olehua district.
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 in isolation, Kalaupapa now serves as a place for ...
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 selfguided audio tours, daily films, scale models, artifact...
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, but you sit in my air-conditioned UNDERWATER CABIN...
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 performing "close-up" magic, comedy and a little southern ho...
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.
Maui Theatre Presents 'Ulalena, a theatrical experience as impressive as the story. This is not just a theatre. It is a multi-million dollar, state-of-the-art venue built for this presentation. Great family entertainment !
Climb aboard one of our Atlantis 48-passenger submarines. Being in a submarine and descending to 100 feet underwater is an adventure in itself. You will also get to see real marine life up close. If you haven\'t been to the bottom of the ocean before...
Kahoma Ranch
(85 Miles)
Enjoy a ride in our own ATVs through cattle pastures on private dirt roads and trails. Plus mountain water slides and swimming.
There's nothing like being in the outdoors to connect with nature. Take your first step out through our website to find out who we are, what we do and where we do it. We have resources to help you no matter if you are a student, a teacher, a local hi...
Aptly named "The Hawaiian Aquarium," this state-of-the-art marine park on the island of Maui is the only facility in the world dedicated to fostering understanding, wonder and respect for Hawaii's marine life.
To promote appreciation, understanding and protection of whales, dolphins, coral reefs and our planet\'s oceans. We accomplish this by educating the public,from a scientific perspective,about the marine environment.
Maui Golf and Sports Park has attractions for the whole family with two 18 hole miniature golf courses, bumper boats, the Xtreme trampoline, and a rock climbing wall. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Ma...
A full day's journey through the beautiful Hawaiian scenery, where kids can explore the rainforests and waterfalls to explore along the way.
Makena Stables
(98 Miles)
We offer a unique riding opportunity for you to saddle up and ride with the owner of the Stables, a Maui born Paniolo (cowboy) whose knowledge & aloha for the aina (land) and his horses shines through on each tour. CHILDREN OVER 13 (5 FT) ARE WELCOM ...
Kihei Aquatic Center is a full-size competition complex located between Maalea and Makena Bay. Featuring three pools, one for small children, older kids and an Olympic-size lap pool. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for th...
Your amazing Maui Zipline adventure begins with a stroll across a 317-foot long suspended bridge leading to the Ziplines where you will soar more than three miles through immense Eucalyptus forests, native koa and ohia trees, and many indigenous plan...
Hanama ulu
Witness Kauais spectacular, historical engineering feats as you float down the open canals, through several amazing tunnels and flumes engineered and hand dug circa 1870.
Kauai Museum
(107 Miles)
The Kaua'i Museum is the cultural sanctuary for the art and artifacts of Native Hawaiians and it nurtures the creative spirit of today's artists. This year, we have embarked on a journey to revitalize the historic buildings that have been home to our...

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Fun places to visit in Honolulu with kids

Hawaii is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Hawaii's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Hawaii with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in Hawaii - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), great historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above , lots of the best things to do with children in HI