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Fun Activities & Things to do in Windward Oahu, Hawaii

photo by Jeff Fujimoto   

BEACHES ON THE WINDWARD SIDE

Kailua Beach-Kailua Beach offers a 4 mile stretch of white sandy beach. Clear Blue water, fine sand & accessible facilities make this a popular spot for aquatic activities. Lanikai Beach- In the Hawaiian language, Lanikai means "heavenly sea”. And at Lanikai Beach that is exactly what you will find. Lanikai Beach is a reef protected Bay, with warm turquoise green waters,while gentle trade winds offer a cool relief from the hot Hawaiian days. Waimanalo Beach-is a four-mile stretch of sand 20 minutes past Makapuu Lighthouse on the Windward Coast. This beach park has ample parking and is host to many local picnics and parties. Its gentle waves make it a great place to bodyboard or bodysurf.

Lanikai Beach Sunrise

GOLF COURSE ON THE WINDWARD SIDE

Pali Golf Course 45-050 Kamehameha Hwy Kaneohe, HI 96744 Phone: (808) 266-7610 Bay View Golf Course 45-285 Kaneohe Bay Dr Kaneohe, HI 96744 Phone: (808) 247-0451 Olomana Golf Course 41-1801 Kalanianaole Hwy, Waimanalo, HI 96795 Phone: (808) 259-7926 Royal Hawaiian Golf Club 770 Auloa Road Kailua, HI 96734 (808) 262-2139 Mid Pacific Country Club 266 Kaelepulu Drive Kailua, HI 96734 (808) 262-8161

LUAU’S

Chief's Luau Hawaiian crafts, hula lessons & fire knife dancing, plus a traditional feast in a seaside setting. 400 Farrington Hwy, Kapolei, HI 96707 Phone:(877) 357-2480 Germaine's Luau Destination with entertainers performing traditional dances of the Pacific & a Polynesian buffet. 91-119 Olai St, Kapolei, HI 96707 Phone: (808) 949-6626 Paradise Cove Luau Seaside luau at Ko Olina Resort with Hawaiian fare & drinks, plus a show with hula & fire dancers. 92-1089 Alii Nui Drive Kapolei, HI 96707 Phone: (808) 842-5911

POPULAR HIKES

Lanikai Pillbox 265 Kaelepulu Drive Kailua, HI 96734 This short, sometimes narrow trail features 2 military bunkers & a panoramic view of Lanikai Beach. Aiea Loop Trail 99-1849 Aiea Heights Dr, Aiea, HI 96701 Scenic, this 5-mile hiking loop features lush tropical vegetation, pools & waterfalls. Koko Crater Botanical Gardens 7491 Kokonani St, Honolulu, HI 96825 The Koko Crater Botanical Garden is a botanical garden located within the Koko Crater on the eastern end of Oahu, Hawaii. Makapu‘u Point Lighthouse Trail Waimanalo, HI 96795 Natural hiking area with paved trail & overlook, ocean views, lighthouse & potential whale-watching.

RESTAURANTS IN KAILUA

Cinnamon's Restaurant 315 Uluniu Street Kailua, HI 96734 808.261.8724 Moke’s Bread and Breakfast 27 Hoolai St, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2632 808-261-5565 Big City Diner 108 Hekili St, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2848 808-263-0377 Zippy’s Restaurant 44 Oneawa St, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2501 808-266-3780 Teddy’s Bigger Burgers 539 Kailua Rd, Ste 101, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2861 808-262-0820 Buzz’s Original Streakhouse 413 Kawailoa Rd, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-3134 808-261-4661 Nico’s in Kailua 970 N. Kalaheo Avenue Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734 808-263-3787 Round Table Pizza 1020 Keolu Dr, Ste C2, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-3825 808-261-4644 California Pizza Kitchen 609 Kailua Rd Ste 110, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2839 808-263-2480

GROCERIES STORES

Safeway 200 Hamakua Dr, Kailua, HI 96734 (808) 266-5222 Times 590 Kailua Rd, Kailua, HI 96734 (808) 266-4004 Foodland 108 Hekili St, Kailua, HI 96734 (808) 261-3211 WholeFoods 629 Kailua Rd Ste 100, Kailua, HI 96734 (808) 263-6800 Target 345 Hahani St, Kailua, HI 96734 (808) 489-9319