Celebrate the Best of Summer with These Exclusive Offers for Locals

(Sponsored) These deals on hotels, dining and activities—many available only to kama‘āina—remind us why we’re lucky we live Hawai‘i.
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It’s the middle of summer, and while this year’s may be different from years past (more handwashing, face coverings and distancing, for example) there are still plenty of ways to enjoy all that O‘ahu has to offer during these hot and sunny months. Check out the deals below on hotel staycations, dining out, activities and more available this summer, and remember just how lucky you are to live Hawai‘i.


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Climb Works Zipline Tour

  • July promotional price: BOGO offer, $89–$99 (regular price from $169)
  • Duration: 3 hours; difficulty: easy
  • All participants must be 7 years or older and weigh less than 270 pounds
  • Transportation from Honolulu available
  • climbworks.com


Dolphins and You


Hawai‘i Nautical Kama‘āina tours

  • Special rates now through Aug. 31, 2020
  • Outings are $25 each for special 75-min sightseeing wildlife watch adventure sail
  • Excursions available from Waikīkī (Kewalo Basin), West O‘ahu (Wai‘anae Harbor)
  • hawaiinautical.com


Kalākaua Open Street Sundays

  • Kalākaua Avenue open to walk, jog or bike every Sunday, 6 a.m. to noon, through the end of July
  • hbl.org


Ko‘olau Distillery Whiskey Tour

  • Kama‘āina rate: $15
  • All paid tours include free collectible tasting glass
  • 45-minute tour, ages 21 and older only
  • fareharbor.com


Kualoa Private Nature Reserve

  • Kama‘āina rates vary depending on activity
  • kualoa.com


Wet ‘n’ Wild Hawai‘i: Kama‘āina Wednesdays

  • $25 general admission ticket every Wednesday (online purchase only)
  • Valid toward adult, junior or senior single-day visit from May 27, 2020, through Aug. 26, 2020
  • Buy a day for $49.99 and get the rest of the year free
  • Free kids admission every Tuesday with purchase of a regular-priced admission
  • wetnwildhawaii.com



Honolulu Museum of Art (reopening July 16)

  • All Hawai‘i residents will receive free admission on Fridays, 4 to 9 p.m., through Sept.  11
  • honolulumuseum.org


Pearl Harbor Family Kama‘āina Pass

  • Unlimited visits for two adults and up to four children to four Pearl Harbor Historic sites for $79.99
  • Valid from June 24, 2020 through Sept. 7, 2020
  • Pass includes access to Pearl Harbor Visitor Center’s audio tours of the grounds, virtual reality experience, general admission to Battleship Missouri Memorial, USS Bowfin Submarine and Park and Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum
  • pearlharbor.com


Waimea Valley

  • Discounted kama‘āina admission of $8 for adults and discounts on annual passes for a limited time
  • Regular promotions include 50% off kama‘āina and military admission on Sundays and free kama‘āina and keiki admission on Wednesdays
  • waimeavalley.net



Arancino di Mare

  • Buy one item, get one 50% off takeout with Hawai‘i state I.D. for month of July
  • Discounted item must be of equal or lesser value
  • arancino.com


Chart House Waikīkī

  • Endless Summer picnic for kama‘āina (available until Labor Day); $150 feeds 6 to 8 people
  • Available Friday through Sunday. Includes garlic shrimp, pūpū-style prime rib, teriyaki chicken, pork chops, mac salad, corn on the cob and fried rice
  • Picnic pickup starts at 2 p.m. each day; picnic orders must be made 48 hours in advance
  • charthousewaikiki.com


Deck Waikīkī at Queen Kapi‘olani Hotel

  • 20% off non-discounted items on both food and drinks (excludes happy hour menu)
  • Discount available during breakfast, lunch and dinner with valid Hawai‘i state I.D.
  • deckwaikiki.com


Hau Tree Lānai at The New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel

  • 15% kama‘āina discount on food menu until end of July
  • kaimana.com


Merriman’s Honolulu

  • Burger and beer garden pop-up open daily, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., during the month of July.
  • @merrimanshonolulu


Taormina Sicilian Cuisine

  • 15% off food menu until end of July
  • Free validated parking at Embassy Suites or Wyndham Hotel during lunch and dinner
  • taorminarestaurant.com



‘Alohilani Resort

  • Daily complimentary self-parking for one vehicle per room ($40 per day value)
  • Waived resort amenity fee ($45 per day value)
  • Hotel will donate $10 per night in support of a local nonprofit organization
  • Early check-in at 11 a.m., late checkout at 3 p.m.
  • Proof of current Hawai‘i residency required at check-in
  • book by Dec. 20, 2020; stay Aug. 1 through Dec. 23, 2020
  • alohilaniresort.com


Ambassador Hotel Waikīkī

  • Complimentary parking ($35 value per night)
  • Waived resort amenity fee ($30 value per day)
  • Hotel will donate $10 per night in support of select local nonprofit
  • Book by Dec. 20, 2020, stay by Dec. 23, 2020
  • ambassadorwaikiki.com


Aqua Oasis


Aqua Palms Waikīkī

  • $112 per night
  • Save 20%, no amenity fee, single room category upgrade when you stay between now and Dec. 20, 2020
  • aquaaston.com


Aqua Skyline at Island Colony

  • $116 per night
  • Save 20%; no amenity fee, single-room category upgrade
  • Valid when you stay between now and Dec. 20, 2020
  • Save 10%, no amenity fee and single-room category upgrade when you travel during other times of the year
  • aquaaston.com


Aston Waikīkī Beach Hotel

  • Complimentary valet parking ($45 per day value)
  • Waived resort amenity fee ($42 per day value)
  • Hotel will donate $10 per night in support of local charitable organization
  • Early check-in at 11 a.m., late checkout at 3 p.m.
  • Book by Dec. 20, 2020; stay Aug. 1 through Dec. 23, 2020
  • astonwaikikibeach.com


Coconut Waikiki Hotel

  • 20% off best available rate
  • 50% off parking
  • complimentary 2 p.m. checkout upon availability
  • coconutwaikikihotel.com


Courtyard Waikīkī Beach by Marriott

  • Discounted hotel rates with valid Hawai‘i state I.D.
  • 50% off parking
  • No resort fee
  • Valid through Dec. 14, 2020
  • marriott.com


DoubleTree by Hilton Alana Waikīkī Beach

  • Special kama‘āina rate
  • 50% off parking
  • 20% off food at either Hiking Hawai‘i Café or Tree’s Restaurant
  • Two-night minimum stay: 25% savings with free breakfast, free parking, 50% off resort charge, complimentary full American breakfast for up to two per day
  • welovekamaaina.com


Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikīkī Beach Resort

  • Rates starting at $164 per night
  • Complimentary self-parking for one car
  • 10% off dining at Wiki Wiki Market and Rocky Steak Teppan
  • 10% off Mandara Spa treatments
  • hiltonhawaiianvillage.com


Holiday Inn Express

  • Discounted room rates starting at $145
  • $15 one-time credit in lobby market
  • Complimentary parking and hospitality fee
  • Complimentary daily grab-and-go breakfast bag
  • Access to swimming pool, jacuzzi, poolside private cabanas, nine-hole mini putting green and more
  • ihg.com


Hotel LaCroix Waikīkī

  • Free room upgrade based on availability
  • Early check-in or late check-out
  • 50% off parking
  • Valid Hawai‘i state I.D. required at check-in
  • Valid for booking through July 31, 2020
  • lacroixhotels.com


Hotel Renew


Hyatt Place Waikīkī Beach

  • Limited-time offer when you stay now through Dec. 20, 2020
  • Save up to 20%
  • Waived destination fee
  • Complimentary parking, one vehicle per room
  • Complimentary late checkout at 2 p.m. (based on availability)
  • hyattplacewaikikibeach.com


The Kāhala Hotel & Resort

  • Rates starting from $279 for any scenic room
  • 50% off for dolphin, oceanview and oceanfront rooms and suites
  • Early check-in guaranteed
  • Complimentary late checkout
  • kahalaresort.com


The Laylow

  • Up to 15% off best available room rate
  • Free parking
  • 10% off food and drink from Hideout
  • no destination fees
  • Hawai‘i resident I.D. required at check-in
  • laylowwaikiki.com


Luana Waikīkī Hotel & Suites

  • $128 per night
  • Save 20%, no amenity fee, single-room category upgrade from now until Dec. 20, 2020
  • Save 10%, no amenity fee and single room category upgrade when you stay at other times of the year
  • aquaaston.com


Outrigger Hotels

  • Special kama‘āina rates (rates depend on resort)
  • 50% off parking
  • No resort charge
  • outrigger.com


Outrigger Waikīkī Beach Resort

  • 50% off parking, one car per guest room
  • Waived daily resort charge ($40 value)
  • exclusive kama‘āina rates from $179 (room-only offer)
  • Stay Local, Eat Local rate (featuring Duke’s Waikīkī ): Rates from $185, includes lunch or dinner at Duke’s
  • valid Hawai‘i I.D. required at check-in
  • outrigger.com


Pacific Monarch

  • Hawai‘i residents save 15% and receive a free single-category room upgrade
  • pacificmonarch.com


Pagoda Waikīkī

  • 15% off best available rate
  • Rates as low as $79 per night
  • Discounted amenity fee of $10 per day
  • pagodawaikiki.com


Park Shore Waikīkī

  • Hotel will donate $10 per night in support of local nonprofit
  • Waived resort amenity fee ($39 per day value)
  • Early check-in at 11 a.m., late checkout at 3 p.m.
  • Book by Dec. 20, 2020; stay now through Dec. 23, 2020
  • Valid Hawai‘i resident I.D. required
  • parkshorewaikiki.com


Pearl Hotel Waikīkī

  • Waived resort amenity fee until Dec. 23, 2020
  • Complimentary 11 a.m. early check-in and 3 p.m. late checkout
  • Hotel will donate $10 per night in support of select local charitable organizations
  • Travel dates: Aug. 1, 2020 through Dec. 23, 2020
  • pearlhotelwaikiki.com


Prince Waikīkī

  • 30% off best available rate
  • no resort charge (daily savings of $37 plus applicable taxes)
  • daily self-parking
  • daily full American breakfast for two at 100 Sails Restaurant & Bar
  • 20% off access to Prince Club Lounge
  • complimentary Internet
  • two bottles of water replenished daily
  • book by Sept. 30, 2020 for stay through May 31, 2021
  • princewaikiki.com


Queen Kapi‘olani Hotel

  • Rooms from $149 per night
  • No resort fees
  • Free parking
  • Complimentary upgrade
  • 20%-off food and beverage discount
  • Early check-in or late check-out
  • Valid through Dec. 24, 2020
  • queenkapiolani.com


Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Waikīkī


The Surfjack

  • Special rate for locals
  • No amenity fee
  • Free off-site self-parking
  • surfjack.com


Waikīkī Resort Hotel

  • Exclusive partial-ocean-view rooms at $149
  • Complimentary ‘Ilima Wiki Breakfast
  • Waived amenity fees
  • Choice of early check-in or late checkout
  • 20% discounts at hotel restaurants (Seoul Jung and ‘Ilima)
  • 50% discount on parking
  • waikikiresort.com