Our 2019 Guide to Kakaako starts here. Located in the heart of Honolulu between the business district of downtown Honolulu and the tourist mecca of Waikiki, Kakaako has the perfect mix of gritty industrial vibe and swanky luxury beach town. Our guide gives you the full run down of the shops, restaurants, and bars that define this great neighborhood. Read on for our must-visit spots while in Kakaako. 

Kakaako

Restaurants 

Over the past couple of years a wave of new restaurants have taken over the food scene in Kakaako. We'll take a look at some of the restaurants that have stood the test of time through all the development along with some of the new and notable eateries on the block. 

Thydas 

 

Insomnia

 

Merrimans

 

This is It Bakery 

 

The Art & Murals 

Pow Wow Hawaii 2019

Pow! Wow! Hawaii is a 10 day event that brings amazingly talented artists from all over the world to Kakaako. From February 8th to the 17th you can literally watch the murals around the neighborhood be reinvented with new works of art. If you can't be there during the 10 day invent the murals are on display throughout the neighborhood for the entire year until they're repainted and reinvented the following year. At any given time you can see tourists, locals, bloggers and influencers exploring these works of art and sharing them with the world. Definitely a social media hotspot!  www.powwowworldwide.com

Cafés & Coffee Shops

Arvo 

 

9bar Honolulu

 

Morning Glass Kakaako

 

Shopping