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Downtown Honolulu

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Downtown Honolulu

What: Oʻahu’s historic center for government and business
Where: Roughly 15 minutes west of Waikīkī
Downtown Honolulu is home to some of Oʻahu’s most historic places. Next to the skyscrapers of the island’s main business district you’ll find important landmarks like the ʻIolani Palace, the King Kamehameha I statue, the Kawaiahaʻo Church and the Aloha Tower. This area is also the seat of Hawaiʻi’s government, home to the Hawaiʻi State Capitol, Washington Place (the governor’s mansion) and Honolulu Hale (Honolulu’s City Hall). Clustered within blocks of each other, these important cultural landmarks and architectural wonders can be experienced on a leisurely walking tour.

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