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Our Waikīkī: Find Your Way With This Illustrated Map of Waikīkī

How many of these iconic spots have you visited?


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HAWAI‘I ARMY MUSEUM SOCIETY

The museum is located inside Battery Randolph, a former coastal gun battery at Fort DeRussy.

 

PACIFIC MONEY EXCHANGE

This window along Royal Hawaiian Avenue offers kama‘āina some of the best exchange rates for yen in Honolulu.

 

DUKE STATUE

The city broadcasts a live feed of the statue and Kūhiō Beach on its website.

 

WAIKĪKĪ WALLS

Based on a children’s story, the Makua and Kila statue, sculpted by Holly Young, features a boy surfing alongside a monk seal.

 

GANDHI STATUE

“It is possible to live in peace,” says the inscription on the Mohandas Gandhi sculpture, which was dedicated in 1990.

 

LOUISE DILLINGHAM MEMORIAL FOUNTAIN

Constructed at the former site of the Phoenix Fountain, which honored Japanese Emperor Yoshihito but was torn down after the attack on Pearl Harbor. The new fountain, dedicated in 1967, honors Louise Dillingham for her work on the board of Parks and Recreation.

 

WAIKĪKĪ-DIAMOND HEAD COMMUNITY GARDEN

Residents from Waikīkī’s high-rises flock to this community garden, started in 1975, on Lē‘ahi Avenue.

 

ALA WAI GOLF COURSE

The busiest municipal golf course in the United States. It hosts a concession stand run by L&L.

 

SURF BREAKS

These are the Hawaiian names of popular surf breaks, according to John R. K. Clark.

 

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