Explore the heritage of the Pacific Islands at this 42 acre theme park and living museum. Participate in an authentic Polynesian luau and watch their award-winning show, “Hā: Breath of Life.” It’s an unforgettable experience that the whole family will enjoy.
Waimea is famous for its 30-foot waves in the winter and is a top place to watch some of the world’s best and bravest surfers. During summer, the water calms considerably and is a great destination for swimming, snorkeling and diving.
Founded in 1904 and administered by the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa since 1919, the Waikīkī Aquarium is located on the shoreline of Waikīkī Beach next to a living reef and across from Kapi’olani Park. The Aquarium – second oldest in the U.S. – showcases more than 500 marine species, and maintains more than 3,500 marine specimens. Public exhibits, education programs, and research focus on the unique aquatic life of Hawai‘i and the tropical Pacific.