Oahu activities - Top 5 things for golfers to do

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Oahu, the most populated Hawaiian island, has a wealth of activities for golfers to enjoy before, after and between their rounds. We spotlight the best of the best when it comes to restaurants, views, and entertainment. 


Restaurants
 
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No. 1
Alan Wong’s Restaurant on King Street
The first place president-elect Barack Obama went to eat out was this famous restaurant located about 3 miles from Waikiki. When the Pro Bowl is in town, the players are here.

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No. 2
House Without a Key
Great Asian and Hawaiian food located in the Halekulani Hotel on Kalia Road. You have to go look for it, but worth the effort.

No. 3
Orchids
This is a wonderful seafood restaurant located on Kalia Road in Honolulu. If you like breakfast, this is another great place to go.

No. 4
Giovanni’s Shrimp Truck
Only 3 miles down Kamehameha Highway from Turtle Bay Resort, this is a popular roadside attraction that will leave you longing for more shrimp. This is a perfect place to go after a round of golf.

No. 5
Highway Inn

Located in Waipahu on Leoku Street, this isn’t an easy place to find, but try. It’s located near the West Loch Golf Course and a perfect place for local food.
 

Views
 
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No. 1
Kaaawa Valley on Kualoa Ranch

No. 2
Kalanianaole Highway near Halona blowhole

No. 3
Waikiki day or night

No. 4
Hanuma Bay on east side of island

No. 5
Pali Highway lookout

 

Non-Golf Activities
 
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No. 1
Pearl Harbor

No. 2
Surfing in Waikiki
 
No. 3
Horseback riding, movie tour Kualoa Ranch

No. 4
Polynesian Culture Center

No. 5
Body surfing at Sandy Beach

 

Paul Arnett is the sports editor of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. He covers professional golf during the Aloha Season in Hawaii.