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You will find a place of shelter in Honolulu, and not just because that is what it means in the Hawaiian language. You can rest your worries in its iridescent beaches and bays by engaging in water sports, enjoying the sun's healing rays, savoring the tangy sweetness of pineapples, and watching life and nature unfold before your eyes. Go to Waikiki Beach, for a start! For the more cosmopolitan traveler, Honolulu offers a metropolitan center with distinct districts.

You can shop and transact business at Downtown Honolulu and Kaka'ako, immerse in art at the Arts District in the Chinatown Historic District, and be a modern tourist at the Waikiki District. Thus, it is no wonder that Honolulu is the most populated city in Hawaii and the most visited vacation destination of the country, simply because people find refuge in the city's natural beauty!

Further down the beach, Honolulu 's biggest skyscraper looms overhead. Diamond Head dominates the horizon from nearly every point in the city. An ancient volcano rising 761 feet above sea level, Diamond Head is one of the island's biggest attractions. The 0.7 mile climb to the top is well worth it; hikers are rewarded with a spectacular panoramic view of the crater, Honolulu 's skyline, and the Pacific Ocean .


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About 10 miles east of Waikiki is Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, a crescent-shaped bay formed in the crater of an extinct volcano. Beneath the turquoise waters lies an impressive marine habitat full of tropical fish, underwater caves, and a coral reef, making Hanauma Bay one of the islands' best spots for snorkeling and scuba diving.

Away from the beaches, in the heart of Honolulu 's Waikiki neighborhood, the International Market Place is a shopper's paradise. The Market Place is a Honolulu institution, with over 130 shops and craft stalls selling everything from clothing, jewelry, and beach gear to traditional Hawaiian souvenirs. Free Hawaiian entertainment is staged under the shade of palm trees five nights a week.

For those looking to learn more about Hawaii's history and culture, the Polynesian Cultural Center is a must-see. This "living museum" is located on the island's North Shore, about a 35-40 minute drive from Waikiki. Visitors can tour seven traditional Hawaiian and Polynesian villages, experience an authentic Hawaiian luau, or enjoy an evening show of traditional Polynesian entertainment.

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Honolulu's other major historical attraction is the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, which serves as a grim reminder of the United States's involvement in World War II. Millions of visitors from America and other parts of the world tour this emotional site every year.

A trip to Honolulu isn't complete without sampling some of Hawaii's fresh pineapple. The Dole Plantation offers tours and tastings and boasts the world's largest maze. The plantation is about a 40-minute drive from Waikiki, but it is also accessible by public bus.

Honolulu is the capital of Hawaii in the USA.

 
 
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