Do you think Hawaii is just about romantic vacation? Think again! Hawaii is actually a great place for a family vacation, especially in the main island of Oahu and Waikiki Beach. There are many cool and fun things to do, see nature and sea life, and a great place to relax and unwind. More than likely, your biggest concern will be how to squeeze so many places for a short vacation …
Here are some cool places you can enjoy with your kids:
Atlantis Submarine  This popular adventure over It's 100 feet below the surface for a 45-minute water ride in Waikiki's marine life. The submarine runs through coral riffs, sunken shipwrecks and planes, sea turtles, countless fish and other marine creatures. The 64-seater submarine features air-conditioned, large-port ports and comfortable seating.
The New Science Adventure Center has over 16,000 square feet of interactive exhibitions and high-tech presentations that help children discover volcanoes, oceans, and the diverse environment in Hawaii and the Pacific. Other exhibitions of the museum include live hula performances, planetarium presentations, garden tours, dramatic fairy tales, the Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame and exciting traveling exhibitions at the Castle Museum.
Cirque Hawaii is a multi-million dollar state-of-the-art theater extravagant in the heart of Waikiki. The exotic mix of the show is strength, balance, humor, skill, beauty and grace, as well as aerial, dance and acrobatic acts, including Trapeze, Flying Silk, Skip, Bungee, Clown and Polynesian fighters. This awesome 1 hour and 15 minute show is great fun for the whole family and can dine in a nearby restaurant.
Dole Plantation is a popular Hawaiian attraction. "The World's Greatest Labyrinth" (2001 Guinness World Book Records), a two-mile, 20-minute "Pineapple Express" train ride and a Plantation Garden tour.
Hawaii Children's Discovery Center
The Hawaiian Children's Discovery Center is a world-class interactive center. Children are invited to experiment, experiment, and play interactive exhibitions, touch, vision, hearing and smells to better understand themselves and the world around them.
Hawaii Waters Adventure Park
Hawaii's only water park offers many fun hiking and adventure, including indoor boating, six-year-sloped slides, mega wave pool, 4-foot waves, boating on a 800-meter continuous river, interactive children's playground with waterfalls, mini slides and water canoe, multi-level activity pool, seven family dinners, lilium pad walking and other water.
The Honolulu Zoo has more than 1,230 animals in specially designed habitats. You can see the endangered birds, the Hawaiian bird, visit your African savannah, native Hawaiian forest birds, the Pacific Islands and the Children's Zoo. There are also family programs in the zoo such as Twilight tours, snooze in the zoo, breakfast holders, birthday parties and daytime camps.
Luau is a Hawaiian party and feast. Most Luaus have native Hawaiian food and entertainment, including Hawaiian music and hula dancing. Many Luaus greet you with the traditional sheep and present it at the traditional immune ceremony where the fried Kalua Pigot has to be dug out of the crushed underground oven (imu), where it rocks slowly throughout the day. A buffet dinner usually includes several Polynesian delicacies and American favorites. After dinner, time appears – a Polynesian revü containing songs and dances about Hawaii and other Polynesian islands.
Polynesian Cultural Center
This popular attraction is about an hour from Waikiki. This 42-acre outdoor park has seven indigenous villages that capture visitors to Hawaii and other South Pacific cultures. Indigenous people present the art of fire dancing, the jewelery of plants, and the unshaven feet of 50 meters of trees. There are native arts and crafts such as sculpture of tiki sculptures, canoe singing, re-deployment of war dances and weddings, an IMAX theater, a credible luau and a Polynesian night show.
Sea Life Park
Sea Life Park is a world-class marine attraction, 15km from Waikiki, on the beautiful and scenic Makapuu of Oahu. There is a 300,000 gallon aquarium in the park that delivers sea scents, dolphins, sharks, bugs, turtles and other marine mammals in various entertainment and educational attractions such as dolphin dancers, sea lion singers and penguins. Other attractions include the Sea Lion Nutritious Pool, the Sea Turtle Lagoon, the Sea Bird Reserve, the Hawaii Reef Exhibition and the Pirate Lagoon. There are even interactive programs for swimming with dolphins and snorkeling on the sledging side.
Snorkeling in Hanauma Bay
Hanauma Bay is located along the East Oahu Coast and is a protected marine wildlife and underwater park. This bay, which is an ancient volcano, is Hawaii's favorite venue for snorkeling, scuba diving or turtles and tropical fish. Hanauma Bay has over 450 varieties of colorful tropical fish, many of which are Hawaiian indigenous.
This great family attraction offers wonderful sea life from the tropical Pacific and Hawaiian Islands. Wonderful collection of bright and colorful exotic tropical fish as well as sharks, living corals, endangered Hawaiian monks, graceful sea signs and many other unique and impressive marine creatures.
Waikiki Beach is one of the best known beaches in the world. It is usually a crowded but very nice area for swimming, surfing, snorkeling, surfing, sunbathing, sandcastle construction and canoe kayaking.
The Waikiki Trolley is a popular means of transport in Oahu, and is fun and comfortable. Trolley's four-line routes cover almost all tourist attractions and stop at most major shopping malls in Oahu.
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