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Cruise to Honolulu

All cruises from San Diego to Hawaii include a stop at Honolulu. It is the state capitol and the major city on the islands. Honolulu is on the island of Oahu.

Honolulu highlights include the beaches of Waikiki, the view from the top of Diamond Head, Pearl Harbor memorials, and the Duke Kahanamoku statue. Waikiki is the main resort area and is a popular place to learn to surf.

The video below is about what to do in Honolulu. It presents shopping tips, places to eat, and things to see.

Honolulu Cruise Shore Excursions

Historic sites to visit in Honolulu include the Iolani Palace, which is the only royal palace in the United States. It was the official residence of the Hawaiian Kingdom's last two rulers. The palace had the first electric lights and flush toilets in Hawaii. Close by are the King Kamehameha I statue and the Hawaii State Art Museum.

Honolulu's Chinatown features bustling markets, temples, Asian restaurants, art galleries, and hot nightlife.

Be sure to try Hawaii regional cuisine in one of Honolulu's restaurants. The city has become known for excellent local food.

The North Shore of Oahu is world famous as a surfing destination. Big winter waves attract surfing competitions.

Learn more about cruises to Hawaii from San Diego, with the complete calendar of departures.

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