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Best things to do in Kailua

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

“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
“Fun place for the kids and within walking distance of the Halama Sunset Hale.”
23 locals recommend
Outdoor Supply Store
“"Kailua Beach Adventures is the most complete water sports company in Hawaii with an emphasis on improving stewardship for our natural environment through education and enjoyment. We provide kayak rentals and guided tours, snorkeling rentals, stand up paddle boards and beach activities. Our shop is located one block from Kailua Beach Park"”
24 locals recommend
“-Baci Bistro has incredible Italian food. The truffle gnocchi should be illegal. ”
29 locals recommend
Grocery Store
“Vegetarian Health food Store - great selection, great staff, delicious salad and hot food bar”
27 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Best priced meat selections of all the grocery stores. Also good prices on bottles of alcohol with a Safeway card.”
11 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.”
18 locals recommend
“There are two areas depending on your preference. You can enjoy the bar area with darts or the restaurant side with TVs.”
17 locals recommend
“Not so hard, beautiful views of the mountains and a fun waterfall to find (and jump in!)”
16 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“If you love seafood, this is the place to go in Kailua. With a great atmosphere, overlooking a calming canal flowing to the sea.”
19 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Thursday pm farmers' market. Park by Longs Kailua. 5 pm- 7pm. Come support local farmers and enjoy freshly made ono (delicious) grinds. ”
17 locals recommend
“Great coffee and healthy food alternatives for breakfast and lunch. Wifi makes it also a good place to work remotely while enjoying the people watching.”
25 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
“Bar and Grill. Opens early for football season on Sundays. Usually has every game on. ”
15 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Fabulous Italian Food....great wine list....good choice of salads for the lighter fare....great dining spot!”
14 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
“Tokoname has the best sushi in Kailua! It is a cozy restaurant tucked in Kailua with bar, restaurant, or outside seating.”
14 locals recommend