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Title: What to do with about two half free days in Honolulu?
Post by: maizeman on October 10, 2019, 01:27:48 PM
Came over for work, turned out at the last minute my schedule is pretty light on Saturday/Sunday. Given that I'm looking at free blocks of maybe 2-4 hours are there fun but mustachian things to do right here in the city? I spent some time on Molokai years and years ago, but otherwise have never been to Hawaii.
Title: Re: What to do with about two half free days in Honolulu?
Post by: dang1 on October 10, 2019, 02:33:41 PM
USS Arizona Memorial, North Shore beaches
Title: Re: What to do with about two half free days in Honolulu?
Post by: englishteacheralex on October 10, 2019, 02:57:14 PM
What are you in the mood for? I have ALL THE SUGGESTIONS. :)
Title: Re: What to do with about two half free days in Honolulu?
Post by: EvenSteven on October 10, 2019, 03:07:16 PM
The hike up to Diamond Head is close by.

Ala Moana mall is nice to walk round at, with a few eating options. If you like dim sum Jade Dynasty has a good one, and Genki sushi has the conveyor belt sushi but I like it.

My favorite sushi is Kenko Ya, but that might be too far away.

My favorite snorkeling is Hanauma Bay, there is probably a bus that goes out there, and there is a small fee to get in.

People say Perl Harbor is cool, but I've never been. There are buses that go out that way.

Remember to apply the sun screen liberally!
Title: Re: What to do with about two half free days in Honolulu?
Post by: JoJo on October 10, 2019, 04:14:03 PM
Are you comfortable renting a car for a day?  Here are the things you can see along the north shore loop in one day:  https://thehotflashpacker.com/oahu-north-shore-self-drive-trip/
Title: Re: What to do with about two half free days in Honolulu?
Post by: Kierun on October 10, 2019, 06:21:27 PM
Really depends on where your interests lie.  So many hikes and beaches.  Grab a biki bike and ride around.  Ala Moana has the Shirokiya food court for some cheap beer and often has live music or some other entertainment for something chill.  Pick up soccer, ultimate frisbee, and other outdoor sports at the parks.

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GeekCraft Expo @ Convention Center
and other events/festival this weekend
Title: Re: What to do with about two half free days in Honolulu?
Post by: seattlecyclone on October 11, 2019, 11:24:15 AM
I enjoyed the Diamond Head hike, and am happy I went to the Pearl Harbor memorial. I also thought the Bishop Museum was pretty excellent.
Title: Re: What to do with about two half free days in Honolulu?
Post by: EvenSteven on October 11, 2019, 12:18:25 PM
I enjoyed the Diamond Head hike, and am happy I went to the Pearl Harbor memorial. I also thought the Bishop Museum was pretty excellent.

Oh yeah, another +1 for the Bishop Museum.