The 7 Most Instagrammable Spots In Honolulu

There is a reason why millions of tourists flock to Hawaii each year. The relaxing beach vibes, the thrilling surf waters, and the landscape all combine to make for some excellent Instagrammable places in Honolulu.

Check the seven most Instragrammable spots in Honolulu.

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1. Stairway to Heaven (Ha’ikū Stairs)

This one is a bit of a Catch-22. While the climb up the Stairway to Heaven is magical and makes for some out of this world Insta shots, it is technically, illegal to do. That hasn’t stopped millions of people from scaling up the near-4,000 steps to reach the pinnacle of this wonder.

We’re not saying you should or shouldn’t do this but let’s just say, you’ll definitely wow your Instagram followers with pictures from the Stairway to Heaven.

Stairway to Heaven Honolulu

2. Pink Pillbox

The Pink Pillbox is a tiny pink house-like structure that was built in 2015 as a symbol of Breast Cancer awareness. This landmark is surrounded by beautiful mountains and the views from the Pillbox of the shoreline as well as the city are absolutely breathtaking.

Come to the Pink Pillbox for very cool shots of this pink house itself as well as the surrounding landscape shots.

Pink Pillbox

3. Koko Head Summit

Koko Head Summit is another of the best things to do sheerly for the magnificent photos you will get. Mind you, it is a bit of a ways up as you’ll have to climb over 1,000 steps on this staircase to get to the summit.

Best time for some epic snaps on your ‘Gram would be to make it here for sunrise which means you’ll probably have to start your journey some time after midnight…

Koko Head Summit Honolulu

4. Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden

The Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden is a giant park that has man different and epic locations for pictures. This Garden, if you can call it that, is so massive that you’ll need a vehicle to get through it.

Swing by this “Garden” in the morning for minimal tourists impeding your Instagrammable shots here.

Ho'omaluhia Botanic Garden Honolulu

5. Waikiki Beach

Waikiki Beach is the beach that everyone comes to, including the locals. Along this two-mile stretch of beach, there is lots to take in, from people chilling on the beach, snorkeling in the ocean, and the numerous restaurants and bars that line this stretch of beach.

Come here for a relaxing day at the beach full of friendly and easy-going island vibes and take some epic pics while you’re here.

Waikiki Beach Honolulu

6. Kakaako Wall Murals

The Kakaako Wall Murals feature some of best artwork of local artists and they frequently change. This spot is popular for photographers because of the bright and colourful displays of these murals.

If you need some new and fresh content for your ‘Gram, you need to come check out these murals!

Kakaako Wall Murals

7. Pearl Harbor Memorial at USS Arizona

The Pearl Harbor Memorial at the USS Arizona is a somber reminder of the devastation of war. While it is place to show complete respect for those that perished in this bombing, the elegance of this memorial is something to behold as well.

This memorial is located on the water and unlike most buildings, its shape is rather unique with the structure being longer than taller.

USS Arizona Memorial Park Pearl Harbor Honolulu
James Wan

Born and raised in Vancouver, Canada, James has always had an inquisitive nature and traveling is now his biggest passion. His biggest thrills are visiting places he's never been to and exploring different cultures. James counts Athens, Tokyo, and Rome as the top three places he's visited.

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