Best Honolulu, HI Nightlife

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    10. RumFire

    Hugely popular thanks to great music and incredible views of Waikiki Beach, this hotel nightclub is a sure bet any night of the year. Yet it's more than just a night club, you can also stop in for a few great...

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    9. Banzai Sushi Bar

    Sushi, sushi, and more sushi - all made from locally caught fresh fish and seafood can be found at the North Shore's Banzai Sushi Bar. And yes, there's definitely a full bar boasting a varies amount of beers, wine...

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    8. Hula's Bar and Lei Stand

    A longtime favorite with Hawaii's gay community, this relaxed bar has welcomed folks for more than a generation. Granting views of Kapiolani Park and the ocean beyond, the comfortable club also offers a terrific bar...

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    6. Bar 35

    Beer connoisseurs can find haven in Honolulu when they visit Bar 35. Situated in downtown Chinatown, this casual, upscale bar presents over 150 brews from over 20 different countries. Belgian to American, lager to...

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    5. Mai Tai's

    If you're longing for authentic Hawaiian ambiance, there's no better way to satisfy the craving than at this charming bar. Its beach locale, terrific panorama of Diamond Head, and relaxed clientele all contribute to...

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    4. Zanzabar

    This glittering club, adorned with Egyptian accents and jewel-tone colors, spared no expense with decor and technology. As a result, it pulls in an upscale crowd, who come to be immersed in light, color, and energy....

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    2. Fusion Waikiki

    For a wild, exciting night in Hawaii, head to Fusion Waikiki, the only gay bar in Waikiki. Open seven days a week, the party never stops with karaoke on the week nights and live DJs and shows on the weekends. This...

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    1. Surfer, the Bar

    Always a good bet for nightlife, Surfer, the Bar is Turtle Bay Resorts new endeavor into nighttime entertainment. Opening at 6 p.m. daily, Surfer is part bar, part restaurant and part night club. Great happy hour...

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About Honolulu, HI Nightlife

Honolulu has the largest concentration of nightlife in all of the Hawaiian islands, so this is the place to get the partying out of your system. From hot bars and restaurants, block parties, clubs and shows, Honolulu has it all when it comes to after dark entertainment. Nearly all of the nightlife is in the heart of Waikiki, which is convenient because this is where the majority of hotels are too along with plenty of taxis to ensure safe transportation.

Like most destinations, Friday and Saturday nights in Honolulu are the most happening nights of the week. But that doesn't mean the rest of the week is lacking and in fact, there's still plenty to do throughout the week. Honolulu is a late night city, the streets keep busy, the lights stay lit, and locals and visitors alike keep going until the bars and clubs close at 2 a.m. Whether you're looking for an ocean side movie night on the big screen, or a raging night club to dance in, remember that 10 Best has you covered for the hottest nightlife in Honolulu.

About Jade Eckardt

Raised on the Big Island of Hawaii, Jade has traveled the world and doesn't intend to stop, yet the Hawaiian Islands are still her favorite place. She spent seven years living on Oahu and exploring the island. A regular visitor to Kauai, Jade recently authored a full-length Kauai guide book. She is a writer and photographer, whose work has been published...  Read more »

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