Plan an Unforgettable, Soulful Hawaii Signature Experience in 2021
Arts & Culture
Doris Duke’s Shangri-La – 2.8 miles
4055 Papu Cir, Honolulu 96816
This stunning home is an example of modernist architecture and the late Doris Duke’s tribute to Islamic art. Built from 1936-1938, Shangri-La overlooks the Pacific Ocean and Diamond Head and houses the heiress’ celebrated collection of Islamic art.
Honolulu Museum of Art – 3.1 miles
900 S. Beretania St, Honolulu 96814
Founded in 1927, this is Hawaii’s oldest and largest art museum. It’s world-renowned for its exceptional collection of Asian, European, Pacific, American and African art in 30 galleries that surround six garden courtyards.
Iolani Palace – 4 miles
364 S. King St, Honolulu 96813
Built in 1822 and fully restored, this mansion is the only royal palace in the United States. It was once the official residence of Hawaii’s last reigning monarchs, King Kalakaua and Queen Liliʻuokalani.
Bishop Museum – 6.1 miles
1525 Bernice St, Honolulu 96817
Built in 1889 by Charles Bishop as a tribute to his wife, Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, a member of Hawaii’s royal family, the museum features the largest Asia and Pacific natural history collection in the world. It also displays ancient Hawaiian crafts and royal artifacts.
Pearl Harbor – 11.7 miles
1 Arizona Memorial Rd, Honolulu 96818
Pearl Harbor is one of the most historically significant locations in the United States, and receives more than 1.5 million visitors each year. It offers four distinct destinations. To see all four sights, consider devoting a full day to Pearl Harbor.
Polynesian Cultural Center – 36.7 miles
55-370 Kamehameha Hwy, Laie 96762
This 42-acre Polynesian-inspired theme park and living museum is located on the north shore of Oahu. Visitors can explore eight simulated tropical villages, and watch performers demonstrate arts and crafts.