Celebrate the Best of Summer with These Exclusive Offers for Locals

These deals on hotels, dining and activities—many available only to kama‘āina—remind us why we’re lucky we live Hawai‘i.
Climb Works Hawai‘i
Photo: Courtesy of Climb WOrks

 

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.

 


Click the title below to jump ahead to the section

Activities

Museums

Dining

Hotels


 

Activities

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

 

Museums

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

 

Dining

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

 

Hotels

‘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