Majority of the tourists who are heading to Hawaii decide to spend time in Waikiki, the capital of Hawaii and that is all they see in this beachfront district. But did you know, there are many other amazing places in the city besides the beach thronged the beaches and streets?
Having said that, it does not imply that you need to stay away from the capital of Hawaii, as the city is equally beautiful and charming, but if you want to escape for a while from the bustling crowds you should visit these hidden places in Honolulu.
To start with, Kaka’ako is a city that is located between the bustling downtown Honolulu and Waikiki. It is an industrial district with historical importance based on a stretch of flat land. Over the years it has turned into one of the coolest places to hangout with an annual festival of Pow!Wow! Hawaii festival. The festival invites top rates artists from across the globe to paint walls with huge colorful murals.
The Honolulu Museum of Art is admired for its impressive collection of art and related pieces of art but there are two other less known museums too on the edge of the city. One of them is the Spalding House, located in Makiki Heights while the other museum is Shangri La, situated on the eastern side of the Diamond head.
Finally, the food, there are plenty of hidden recipes to try out as well apart from the regular meals offered in the good restaurants in Waikiki. For instance, if you are looking to try out the most authentic Hawaiian dishes don’t hesitate to try out the items like poke, squid luau and butterfish stew. You can come across the most diverse varieties of cuisines in this city including the unique dessert preparations.