5 Reasons Why You Should Go to Chinatown in Honolulu

Hawaii, Honolulu Guide (B): 5 Reasons Why You Should Go to Chinatown in Honolulu

The island of O’ahu is well known for it’s stunning blue and clear beaches, the hustle and bustle of Waikiki, the famed Diamond Head that sits on the south east shore of the island, the perfect year round weather, the up to 40 feet waves during the winter months, and the abundance of colorful sea life in Hanauma Bay but little is known about an area in Honolulu that we frequent a lot: Chinatown. Yes, Chinatown. It isn’t as big as Chinatowns in the Mainland but if you get passed the “unpleasant traits” of Chinatown, it definitely has its charm. Before I moved to Hawai’i, I’ve always avoided Chinatown for some reason. If there was a restaurant in Chinatown that I wanted to try, I always put it off. Why? Tourists don’t go to Chinatown (or at least I didn’t). Plus, the parking situation looked terrible (I mean, Waikiki is already bad as is).

Fast forward to 2014 and we’re in Chinatown every single week. It started off when we decided to try a Chinese restaurant and I noticed that Lucky Belly was around the corner. Lucky Belly was one of the restaurants that I’ve always wanted to try. We immediately decided that we had to go back although we dreaded parking but we kind of fell in love with Chinatown. After many trips to Chinatown, we found out the most economical way to park there. Ask me where it is and I’ll gladly tell you! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 5 Reasons Why You Should Go to Chinatown in Honolulu
Guide Location: USA » Honolulu
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Lucky Belly   The Manifest   House of Aria   The Pig & the Lady   Thanh Coffee & Bubble Tea   Diamond Head  
Author: Katherine Arban
Read it on author's website: http://www.wanderhour.com/2014/08/5-reasons-why-you-should-go-to-chinatown-in-honolulu.html

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