Hawaii, the crowd favourite of United States offers some of the most beautiful beaches, surfing, and hiking in the world. However, inspite of all the outdoor activities it has in daylight, it has very few things to offer to the nightlife. The place was literally made for outdoor activities, going to sleep early, and waking up even earlier is what the locals do. The area stays dead after 10 pm in week days usually. However, with growing pubs and bars, the city is catching up slowly.
Here is a well guided list of Things to do at night in Honululu
Honululu : Things to do at night
1. Enjoy Fire Works at the Hilton
The Hilton on Waikiki hosts Fireworks show every friday night. Usually the show started at 7;45 pm and lasts til 8:00 pm. Organized by the Hilton Hawaiian Village, the fireworks here are a spectacular scene to experience. Though everyone from beach can watch the fireworks, Hilton organizes a special screening for their visitors in their beautiful pool. You can definitely enjoy the scene with your loved ones in the pool.
2. The Honolulu Zoo
The Honolulu Zoo is a popular attraction for both locals and outsiders. The Zoo has a sepcial twilight tour in their menu which lets the visitors to visit the zoo at nights on Friday and Saturday. The zoo has many programs to keep you occupied all day and night. The zoo will be open for Stargazing on Friday nights in the summer season.
3. Karaoke Nights
Karaoke is a crowd favorite night time activity of many Hawaiian people. Wang Chung in Honululu has a great Karaoke ambiance ready for you to go and enjoy. Located in the Stay Hotel of Waikiki, it is a nice place to visit at night. Along with singing you can enjoy amazing cocktails with people dancing all around you. The food menu is extensive and the place is LGBTQ friendly too.
4. Spend time on the Waikiki Beach
Picnics are generally considered as a day event. However, the night picnic is not a bad idea when you have a beach like Waikiki beach. Local foods are always available on the beach shacks of Waikiki. The soothing breeze and the music will definitely give you a pleasant experience. A romantic date night at the Waikiki beach is also an exciting option for couples.
5. Luau Shows
You can’t leave Honolulu without taking part in a fun and lively Luau night. These are hosted throughout the area in an open site by hotels and generally includes fire dancers, live music, authentic Hawaiian food, and hula dancing.
You can book most of these even at last minute at most hotels in the area. Although the price of an evening luau can seem a little high (normally $100+ per person), it’s a good deal considering you get a buffet, live entertainment, saty and drinks along with an unforgettable experience.
Since the items included will vary based on the host, it is advised to check your options.
6. Party at Duke’s
Partying at beach side Duke’s is one of the most recommended things to do in Honolulu at night. The place has a wonderful dance floor with a spectacular beach view. You can sit right on the beach and have some amazing drinks which makes it an even better place to hang out during the night. They host parties with one of the best live music in the area.
7. Live Music at Blue Note
Situated in a Resorts, Blue Note has a great ambiance with live music. The place plays Jazz, Blues, Hawaiian specials and has performances of renowned artists around the world. You can refer to their official website for the current artists that are playing on that day. So, if you love some jazz music, Blue Note is always open for you.
8. Visit the Aquarium
The Waikiki Aquarium hosts a special night show for visitors to explore the nigh time reef. However the night show is available only on certain days of the month. It is a great experience for both adults and children and entry ticket is fairly affordable at $20/adult or $15/ child.
10. Mai Tai Bar
Mai Tai is a Beach faced Bar that provides a spectacular view with huge bar menu. It is location in the Royal Hawaiian Resort which is already known for several Fun activities and events. People who preder to sip on cocktails facing beaches will love this place. The quick service and hospitality of the place makes it even better. The menu is a bit pricy as it located in a luxury hotel.
Another Beach side place famous for its ambiance and quality of food and drinks. One cannot miss this place when they visit Waikiki. The view from the bar is quite spectacular especially during night. The Asian Fusion cuisine thwybseis also loved by people who visit the place. The best thing about Rumfire has to be their dance floor. Hawaiian holidays are always about the party, so this place becomes apt for it. Drink in their full bar and enjoy your night to the fullest.
12. House Without a Key
This classic bar and seafood based restaurant with a weird name is located in the Halekulani hotel. The place has a great view and enticing live music. Though the menu is pricy, it is totally worth the money considering the location and the experience it gives us
13. Nextdoor bar lounge
Nextdoor in Downtown Honolulu is favourite for groups. The ambiance of the place is quite nice along with the some racy music. There is a dedicated dance area and the bar serves a large menu. So, if you want to do some dancing and boozing in Honolulu, this is the place to visit. Friday and Saturdays are crowded and are also the best days to visit this dance club.
14. Food at Roy’s Waikiki
Honululu has several food joints to serve the influx of tourists. Roy’s is one of those places which has reputation of serving best Hawaiian food and seafood. The place is a bit pricey for an average American. However, everyone has to eat once here just to enjoy the Amazing food they serve. The place also serves drinks with dinner.
15. Bar 35
Bar 35 is the perfect place for people who want to enjoy great food with chilled beers. They serve huge menu for both the bar and the food. The ambiance of the place remains homely and enjoyable. A lounge area is also provided for people or families who want to remain away from noisy crowds. Overall it is a greatplace to visit in Downtown Honolulu.