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Hidden Honolulu: Explore the Best Secrets the City Has to Offer

We delve deep into underground passages, secret societies and mysteries—including a few we pass by every day without noticing—to bring you the best secrets the city has to offer.


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Instagram Envy

The #luckywelivehawaii movement is going strong, and it’s not hard to see why—especially when you take in all the gorgeous Island imagery peppering your Instagram feed. But how do you hit up these hidden spots IRL? We tracked down some of our favorite snaps so your next pic can compete with the best of them. 

 

“Maybe I’m in Cali”

The underside of the Makai Research Pier near Sea Life Park in Waimānalo is perfect for lookbook and lifestyle shots.

Photo: Michael Keany

 

The underside of the Makai Research Pier near Sea Life Park in Waimānalo is perfect for lookbook and lifestyle shots.

41-305 Kalaniana‘ole Highway, Waimānalo

 

 

“Creepy urban ruins”
 

The white bones of Crawford’s Convalescent Home, and the ruins across the street, make an easy, lurid shot for urban explorers.

Photo: Aaron Yoshino 

 

The white bones of Crawford’s Convalescent Home, and the ruins across the street, make an easy, lurid shot for urban explorers.

58-130 Kamehameha Highway, Hale‘iwa

 

 

“Graceful mermaid”
 

 

today's morning forecast?: perfection. @maliamurphey @watershot_housing

A photo posted by matt bruening (@mattbruening) on

 

Graceful dive photos are sure to snag you some likes, and the deep, clear waters of Waimea Bay make the ideal setting.

61-031 Kamehameha Highway, Hale‘iwa

Follow: @mattbruening

 

 

“Carefree in a tree”

You’re whimsical, you’re playful, you’re in a tree. Try this easy-to-climb beauty, hung with fishing floats and overlooking the ocean. Just outside of Hau‘ula, on Kamehameha Highway.

Follow: @sparkitysparkz

 

“Look at me jump”
 

 

Is there anything more Instagram-baity than a leap off a beam of wood into crystal-blue waters? Alan Davis Beach, near the Makapu‘u Lighthouse Trail.

Follow: @fatboybrock

 

 

“Oh, the romance”

Photo: Aaron Yoshino 
 

You and bae in a treehouse overlooking the entire city—no big deal, your life is just perfect like that. Roundtop Drive.

 

 

“Chasin’ waterfalls”
 

 

Ka‘au Crater’s rugged terrain and lengthy trail means its three photogenic falls are bound to be less crowded than your average waterfall.

2738 Wai‘ōma‘o Road

Follow: @drewbikscube

 

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