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Things to do in Kailua Beach

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Beach
“Beautiful beach. No bathrooms, showers, lifeguards, nor parking lot though.”
  • 138 locals recommend
Park
“One of the best beaches on the island. Lots of water activities, like kayaking, surfing, canoeing...”
  • 90 locals recommend
Bar
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“Buzz Lanikai is a great place to eat after a long day at the beach. It is directly across from Kailua Beach Park. It's a little place, However, the food is quite good and the staff is awesome. You can meet many Kailua and Lanikai locals here. If you like ice cream pies, they are very good. Parking is very limited in their lot, but there is ample parking across the street at the Beach Park. (Don't leave valuables in your car.)”
  • 82 locals recommend
Trail
“You can drive and park in Lanikai (be aware of no parking signs....wear swimsuit underneath and walk straight out to Lanikai beach to swim after hiking.”
  • 74 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Kailua Favorite for 35 years...famous for red velvet or guava chiffon pancakes topped with haupia (coconut) syrup. Lunch as well. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Deli/Bodega
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“The iconic Kalapawai Market, the original green store, is located right next to Kailua Beach and sells locally made sundries such as Island Bee Honey, Hawaii Cookie Kitchen cookies and Manoa Chocolate, as well as beach gear, snorkeling masks and reef-safe sunscreen. Kalapawai Café & Deli, in the heart of Kailua, is known for its sandwiches and housemade lilikoi bars and cookies. If you’re in town early, grab one of its vegan muffins, which sell out early in the morning.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
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“A short walk from Kailua Beach, shave ice shop Island Snow (its original location) is the perfect place to cool off after catching too much sun. President Obama would agree; he’s a fan of the cherry, lemon-lime and melona combo. Or choose from the shop’s all-natural Hawaii-made flavors like Makaha mango and jaboticaba, which tastes like a cross between a blueberry and a Concord grape. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Juice Bar
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“A family favorite, whether we need a fresh smoothie with island flavor or treat ourselves to an acai bowl, Lanikai Juice is our "go to" place!”
  • 37 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Another great beach to check out. Kailua bay is a Mecca for kite and windsurfing. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bar
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“Hawaiian Asian fusion, Fresh, local, lots of fish, featured on Food Network- Triple D with Guy Fieri.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Unique and popular for its Macadamian Nut Pancakes. Not a fan of pancakes? Boots and Kimo's homestyle cooking is just as delicious and worth a trip to try! The restaurant is a bit far from my AirBnB location, but is worth it if you plan to spend your day at Kailua Bay and do some hiking/water activities. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Best priced meat selections of all the grocery stores. Also good prices on bottles of alcohol with a Safeway card.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“-Baci Bistro has incredible Italian food. The truffle gnocchi should be illegal. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Park
“Fun place for the kids and within walking distance of the Halama Sunset Hale.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Outdoor Supply Store
“Bikes, Kayaks and Paddle Boards for rent. 526 Kawailoa Rd, Kailua. Open every day from 8AM to 7PM.”
  • 24 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Buzz Lanikai is a great place to eat after a long day at the beach. It is directly across from Kailua Beach Park. It's a little place, However, the food is quite good and the staff is awesome. You can meet many Kailua and Lanikai locals here. If you like ice cream pies, they are very good. Parking is very limited in their lot, but there is ample parking across the street at the Beach Park. (Don't leave valuables in your car.)”
  • 82 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Kailua Favorite for 35 years...famous for red velvet or guava chiffon pancakes topped with haupia (coconut) syrup. Lunch as well. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Deli/Bodega
“The iconic Kalapawai Market, the original green store, is located right next to Kailua Beach and sells locally made sundries such as Island Bee Honey, Hawaii Cookie Kitchen cookies and Manoa Chocolate, as well as beach gear, snorkeling masks and reef-safe sunscreen. Kalapawai Café & Deli, in the heart of Kailua, is known for its sandwiches and housemade lilikoi bars and cookies. If you’re in town early, grab one of its vegan muffins, which sell out early in the morning.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Bar
“Hawaiian Asian fusion, Fresh, local, lots of fish, featured on Food Network- Triple D with Guy Fieri.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Unique and popular for its Macadamian Nut Pancakes. Not a fan of pancakes? Boots and Kimo's homestyle cooking is just as delicious and worth a trip to try! The restaurant is a bit far from my AirBnB location, but is worth it if you plan to spend your day at Kailua Bay and do some hiking/water activities. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Restaurant
“-Baci Bistro has incredible Italian food. The truffle gnocchi should be illegal. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“They have great food and atmosphere. The front of the restaurant opens to the sidewalk. You can sit at the bar, restaurant, or kitchen counter. They have an extensive wine list as well.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“-Over Easy is hands down our fav! It's not your typical breakfast spot. I love the potato n eggs and my hubby loves the fried egg sandwich. Get the lilikoi mimosa too! YUM.”
  • 19 locals recommend

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