Activity Finds: Downtown

Hawaii Theatre
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Hawaii Theatre is a Downtown Honolulu icon, its stage playing host to everything from vaudeville acts and silent films to musicals, ballets, concerts and more.

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Food Finds: Downtown

Café Julia
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Stretching out inside Downtown Honolulu’s YWCA, Café Julia is exercising Hawaii’s dining scene with international cuisine which caters to every palate.

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Cocina
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There's something new cooking in the Kakaako kitchen previously occupied by The Whole Ox Deli. For the next few months the laid-back hotspot will be whipping up elevated Mexican street food-inspired dishes.

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Highway Inn
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When the Hawaiian-food hunger pangs strike, zip on over to Highway Inn. With a new, more convenient location in Kaka‘ako the more-than-60-year-old West-side institution is making it even easier to poi-k out on ohana-sized plates of naau stew.

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Lucky Belly
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If you’re someone who has a deep appreciation for noodles – Lucky Belly is the place to be. Trust us, your belly will thank you.

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Mei Sum
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No matter what time of day (or week), Mei Sum in Oahu's Chinatown district is well-known for dishing up small plates of delectable dim sum all day long.

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Blue Tree Cafe
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Though this Downtown Oahu café has only been open a few months it's regularly frequented by kamaaina (local residents) for their made-to-order beverages, acai bowls and fresh pastries.

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Farkles
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The new dog on the street is Farkles, a Chicago-style hot dog joint, which has brought a taste of the East coast to Honolulu's Chinatown district.

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Char Hung Sut
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For steamed buns you can grab on the run, make a pit stop at Char Hung Sut, the perfect place to eat manapua literally etched into Chinatown’s concrete jungle.

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Restaurant Epic
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Restaurant Epic is a modern restaurant in the epicenter of Chinatown dishing up a New American-inspired menu with an unforgettable pau hana.

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Shopping Finds: Downtown

Fighting Eel
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A Hawaii-based clothing line, is making waves around the world with its beach-chic jersey tunics, flowing dresses and colorful rompers.

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Lei Shops
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The practice of sharing lei is a tradition that has spread around the world and endures as an accessory synonymous with the Hawaiian islands.

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Owens and Co.
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Owens & Co. has cooked up a carefully culled selection of home and fashion must-haves – the perfect complement to any home.

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Event Finds: Downtown

Honolulu City Lights
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Each December, Honolulu decks its halls with its annual city lights display – a month-long celebration spreading the holiday spirit throughout Downtown.

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Honolulu Night Market
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Who says New York is the only city that never sleeps? When the sun sets, Honolulu comes alive with the fashionably dressed sights, pulsing sounds and delicious smells of Honolulu Night Market.

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Eat the Street
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Put the brakes on looking around for a place to eat. If it's the last Friday of the month, hit the pavement and Eat the Street at the island's uber popular monthly food truck rally.

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ARTafterDARK
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After dark Hawai‘i’s art scene lights up at Honolulu Museum of Art’s ARTafterDARK, which artfully mixes entertainment, food and drink booths with fine works from the museum’s galleries.

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