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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Restaurant
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“Newer shopping mall on the west side features dining & shops you won't find elsewhere on island. Great rest stop on your way to or from exploring this side of Oahu.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Water Park
“Wet’n’Wild Hawaii is Oahu’s top 10 most visited family attraction on the island and voted Best of Honolulu Magazine’s "Best Family Attraction" is also the new home of Chief's Luau - Hawaii's highest rated luau. Located in Kapolei, Oahu’s "Second City", the park features more than 25 exhilarating attractions. Nestled on 29-acres in lush tropical landscaping and natural cliffs, you will find a different adventure in each corner ideal for families and thrill seekers alike.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Warehouse Store
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“It's the most crowded COstco I've ever been in. Park by the gas station, there's always spaces. Don't think you'll just run in and pick something up. THat'll never happen. There's always a long line and as is everywhere on Oahu, people aren't in a hurry.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Within 3.28 miles, set on 29 acres in lush, tropical surrounds in Kapolei, Oahu's Wet' n' Wild water park delivers over 25 rides and attractions for families and thrill-seekers. It is Hawaii only water park and a wonderful activity for the family.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Missed the farmers market? Stop here for a wide range of natural and organic foods and groceries including dairy products and local fresh organic produce. Healthy lifestyles are welcome here!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Local food, fresh ingredients, cooked by a local chef, the opposite of dining by the numbers, cooked by automatons. Tenderly crafted food in a casual setting. Makes my mouth water. All hail Chef Adam!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Cinema
“Amazing brand new theater with seat reservations and alcohol service. Chairs recline as well as an amazing, curated concession stand. A top notch blockbuster movie theater. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Just a few minutes away. New grocery store with everything you need, including deli and starbucks. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“When I dream, I dream of the bay, Sushi Bay that is. Conveyor belt Sushi that's a cut above the rest. Where we go for our fix of Sushi when we're not looking to break the bank. I dream of Sushi.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Are you a amateur or professional golfer, highly recommended. Well maintained and great Staff, oh, and it's a President's choice!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“My favorite breakfast!! Flight of pancakes is a must if you do go and go early at that as this place gets busy!! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Tex-Mex Restaurant
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“Yea, I know who wants to come all the way to Hawaii and to Chilies! They do have the best Happy Hour in Kapolei from 2:30-6pm and awesome Bartenders.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cinema
“This is located in Kapolei. Google the theater name. Brand new theater in case you get the sudden urge to watch a new movie ”
  • 6 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Cheesecake Factory is a great restaurant. They have varieties of delicious food that your family will enjoy. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“This park has various adventure packages; from full zipline, off-roading and adventure tower tours, to horseback and a sunset dinner on the water! Coral Crater Park is a 30 minute drive to Kapolei. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Noodle House
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“For those in need of a hot bowl of noodle soup, Agu is a local chain that serves some of the best ramen on the island. Get the "hot mess" if you're into something super rich and savory. ”
  • 3 locals recommend