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Location: Honolulu

Day 1 - 22 Jul 2021

Daniel K. Inouye International Airport

Honolulu, Daniel K. Inouye International Airport

Content: Arrived at the Honolulu airport, picked up our luggage, then jumped into a shuttle to go pick up our rental car. A rental car is necessary if you want to explore other areas of the island. The airport is only 20-30 minutes away from Waikiki - where we chose to stay.

Location: Waikiki

Day 1 - 22 Jul 2021

Prince Waikiki - Honolulu Luxury Hotel

Waikiki, Prince Waikiki - Honolulu Luxury Hotel
Waikiki, Prince Waikiki - Honolulu Luxury Hotel

Content: Check-in at the Prince Hotel. This is a 5-star hotel located in the Marina side of Waikiki. Every room faces the harbor/ocean side, so you can enjoy beautiful views from your room. The service here is also impeccable and worth staying if you want to splurge a little.

Location: Honolulu

Day 1 - 22 Jul 2021

Katsumidori sushi Tokyo

Honolulu, Katsumidori sushi Tokyo
Honolulu, Katsumidori sushi Tokyo

Content: Went downstairs to have dinner at the Katsumidori Sushi restaurant. This is a must to try while visiting Honolulu. The prices are fair. Reservations are a must as this place books quickly. We had to book a month in advance!

Kamehameha Beach

Honolulu, Kamehameha Beach

Content: After dinner, we walked over to the Kamehameha Beach, which is a 10 min walk from the Prince Hotel, and watched the beautiful sunset.

Location: Honolulu

Day 2 - 23 Jul 2021

Aloha Kitchen

Honolulu, Aloha Kitchen

Content: Walked over to the Aloha Kitchen. They usually have a wait, but it’s worth the wait! Great and affordable breakfast.

Prince Waikiki - Honolulu Luxury Hotel

Honolulu, Prince Waikiki - Honolulu Luxury Hotel
Honolulu, Prince Waikiki - Honolulu Luxury Hotel
Honolulu, Prince Waikiki - Honolulu Luxury Hotel

Content: After breakfast, we head back to the hotel and had a pool day! At the Prince, they have a few pools, the infinity pool is my favorite! We ordered some drinks and food. Their pizza and poke are a must!

Waikiki Beach

Honolulu, Waikiki Beach
Honolulu, Waikiki Beach

Content: Grab a biki bike, which can be found at the Prince Hotel, and head over to the Waikiki area. Lots of shops to check out as well as the beach!

Hideout

Honolulu, Hideout
Honolulu, Hideout

Content: We grabbed some happy hour at one of my favorite places. The hideout at the Laylow Hotel has great vibes and happy hour! You can also enjoy their live music daily! Reservations are a must!

Marukame Udon Waikiki

Honolulu, Marukame Udon Waikiki

Content: Grab dinner across the street at Marukame Udon! This is a popular chain so the lines can be long but it’s definitely worth the wait!

Location: Honolulu

Day 3 - 24 Jul 2021

Honolulu Coffee at Prince Waikiki

Honolulu, Honolulu Coffee at Prince Waikiki

Content: Wake up and grab coffee or a smoothie downstairs at the Honolulu Coffee.

Koko Head

Honolulu, Koko Head
Honolulu, Koko Head

Content: We did a sunrise hike at Koko Head, which is a tough hike but has amazing views at the top! Sunrise is recommended, especially during the hotter seasons.

Island Brew Coffeehouse

Honolulu, Island Brew Coffeehouse
Honolulu, Island Brew Coffeehouse

Content: We then grabbed brunch at the Island Brew Coffeehouse. Amazing food and the views are incredible!

Prince Waikiki - Honolulu Luxury Hotel

Honolulu, Prince Waikiki - Honolulu Luxury Hotel

Content: Since we had an early start, we went back to the hotel and rested!

Lucky Belly

Honolulu, Lucky Belly
Honolulu, Lucky Belly
Honolulu, Lucky Belly

Content: We had dinner and drinks at one of my favorite spots in Chinatown called Lucky Belly. They have the best appetizers- their Oxtail Dumplings are A MUST! Reservations are recommended.

Location: Honolulu

Day 4 - 25 Jul 2021

Leonard's Bakery

Honolulu, Leonard's Bakery

Content: A recommended spot to check out is Leonard’s Bakery for their malasadas! It’s so good! Be warned, since this is a popular spot, there might be a long wait!

Musubi Cafe IYASUME

Honolulu, Musubi Cafe IYASUME
Honolulu, Musubi Cafe IYASUME

Content: Afterwards, we made our way to Musubi Cafe for some spam musubis, def something to try out if you’re in Hawaii. They make for a great to-go snack for some beach time! Which we walked to right after.

Waikiki Beach

Honolulu, Waikiki Beach
Honolulu, Waikiki Beach

Content: Spent our day at the beach!

Maita'i Catamaran

Honolulu, Maita'i Catamaran
Honolulu, Maita'i Catamaran

Content: Later that evening, we took a sunset booze cruise with Maita’i Catamaran. For $69 you get a 90-minute sunset sail with open bar! Such a great activity for both family and friends!

Mai Tai Bar

Honolulu, Mai Tai Bar
Honolulu, Mai Tai Bar

Content: Afterwards, we continued our booze and also grabbed dinner at Mai Tai Bar at the Royal Hawaiian. Their poke bowl and truffle fries are a must!

Location: Kaneohe

Day 5 - 26 Jul 2021

Kualoa Ranch

Kaneohe, Kualoa Ranch
Kaneohe, Kualoa Ranch

Content: On our last day, we headed up to Kualoa Ranch and did their 2-hour ATV tour. In this tour, you ride your own Raptor into the remote areas of many movie sets such as Jurassic Park. It’s by far their most popular adventure tour and it was soooo much fun!!

Location: Hauula

Day 5 - 26 Jul 2021

Papa Ole's Kitchen

Hauula, Papa Ole's Kitchen

Content: We then grabbed lunch at Papa Ole’s, which is about a 20 min drive from Kualoa Ranch. This place is a mom and pop and serves traditional Hawaiian dishes!

Location: Waialua

Day 5 - 26 Jul 2021

North Shore

Waialua, North Shore
Waialua, North Shore

Content: Then drove up to North Shore and enjoyed their beaches and shops!

Location: Haleiwa

Day 5 - 26 Jul 2021

Giovanni's Shrimp Truck

Haleiwa, Giovanni's Shrimp Truck
Haleiwa, Giovanni's Shrimp Truck

Content: If you’re visiting Oahu, Giovanni’s Shrimp Truck is a must. I honestly thought it was okay, but y’all can be the judge of it! It’s a huge hype, and some people love it! Since it’s a hot commodity, there’s usually a HUGE LINE!

Location: Honolulu

Day 6 - 27 Jul 2021

HiBlend Health Bar & Cafe

Honolulu, HiBlend Health Bar & Cafe

Content: Ordered some juice and breakfast from HiBlend. Super fresh and healthy items!

Wild Side Specialty Tours

Honolulu, Wild Side Specialty Tours
Honolulu, Wild Side Specialty Tours
Honolulu, Wild Side Specialty Tours
Honolulu, Wild Side Specialty Tours

Content: Located on the west side of Oahu is some wild side fun! On this tour, you will go turtle and reef snorkeling, swim with dolphins, do some whale watching, all while enjoying stunning views Hawaii has to offer. This ride is 3.5 hours long and includes lunch. The entire crew was very excellent and knowledgeable. Highly recommend!

Location: Honolulu

Day 7 - 28 Jul 2021

Prince Waikiki - Honolulu Luxury Hotel

Honolulu, Prince Waikiki - Honolulu Luxury Hotel

Content: Checked out of our wonderful hotel! Def recommend staying here! And then returned our car rental and flew back home.