Going local in Waikiki

Things to do, places to eat, where to stay
Alex Salkever

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ATTRACTIONS

Diamond Head Tennis Center. No reservations. 3908 Paki Ave.; (808) 971-7150.

Hawaii Antique Center. Closed Sun-Mon. 932 Kapahulu Ave.; (808) 734-6222.

Iolani Palace. Tour reservations essential. Closed Sun-Mon. Corner of King and Richards Streets; (808) 522-0832 or www.iolanipalace.org

Kapiolani Park Bandstand. Free programs every Friday at 5:30. In Kapiolani Park, near the intersection of Kalakaua and Monsarrat Avenues; (808) 843-8002.

Maunakea Marketplace. 1120 Maunakea St.; (808) 524-3509.

Sunset on the Beach. Movies most Saturdays and Sundays at 7:30. On the sand near the intersection of Kapahulu and Kalakaua Avenues; (808) 523-2489 (call ahead for a movie schedule).

T. Fujii Japanese Antiques. In Kilohana Square, 1016-B Kapahulu; (808) 732-7860 (call for an appointment).

Waikiki Aquarium. 2777 Kalakaua; (808) 923-9741 or www.waquarium.org


DINING

Legend Seafood Restaurant. Chinese Cultural Plaza, 100 N. Beretania St.; (808) 532-1868.

Ono Hawaiian Foods. Closed Sun. 726 Kapahulu; (808) 737-2275.

The Pineapple Room by Alan Wong. 1450 Ala Moana Blvd.; (808) 945-6573.

Waiola Shave Ice. Closed Mon. 525 Kapahulu; (808) 735-8886.

Yabusoba. 255 Beach Walk Ave.; (808) 926-5303.


LODGING

Queen Kapiolani Hotel. Rooms from $125 (standard rate). 150 Kapahulu; (800) 367-2317, (808) 922-1941, or www.queenkapiolani.com

Park Shore Hotel Waikiki. Rooms from $99. 2586 Kalakaua; (800) 367-2377 or www.parkshorewaikiki.com