Coming to Hawaii is a life dream for many people and we are here to give you information about Waikiki. We want you to have the best vacation possible.
Is Honolulu the same as Waikiki?
Waikiki is a neighborhood inside the city of Honolulu. Honolulu is the capital of the state of Hawaii and located on the island of Oahu. Oahu is the third largest island in Hawaii. The largest island in Hawaii is Hawaii Island also known as Big Island because it is 4,028 square miles.
What’s the size of Waikiki?
Waikiki is about 3.4 square miles. For reference the island of Manhattan is 22.8 square miles and Central Park is only 1.3 square miles.
When is the best time to visit Waikiki?
It’s always the best time to visit Hawaii. The temperature is always about 80 degrees. Learn more from E Noa Tours Blog here.
What’s the easiest way to get around in Waikiki?
There are two ways to get around easily in Waikiki, walking and taking the Waikiki Trolley. Walking in Waikiki is easy and safe. However, taking the Waikiki Trolley is convenient and very helpful. Our tour guides will make you feel at home and have information, history and tips to make your vacation more enjoyable. When you are on the Trolley you can also see beautiful landmarks like Diamond Head and Here to Eternity Beach.
Is Waikiki Beach safe at night?
Yes, Waikiki Beach is safe at night but it is still important to be aware of your surroundings. After midnight you will likely see a few questionable characters, party goers, kids hanging out but for the most part Waikiki is very safe. We suggest staying on main streets and foregoing alleys. The beach itself is safe too. The best Waikiki information we can give you is to enjoy yourself and listen to your inner voice, if you feel uncomfortable, walk away. In the evening you can explore the Waikiki Trolley’s Yellow Line The Honolulu Dining Express. It will safely take you along Kapahulu to and from dinner.
Why is Waikiki Beach so famous?
Waikiki Beach is known for its beautiful beaches. The water is a soothing azul color that sparkles under the warm Hawaiian sun. Surfers have always loved the waves in Waikiki and the beach is also a great place to learn to surf. There are many movies that feature Waikiki and it’s surf culture.
Can you drink alcohol on the beach in Waikiki?
No. You legally cannot have open containers on the beach or sidewalks of Waikiki. This is a helpful bit of Waikiki information to know. In many cities like New Orleans and Las Vegas you may have an open container in public but here in Hawaii it’s not allowed.