101 Free and Cheap Things to Do

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Living in Hawaii can be expensive so we gathered a list of things to do to save you money.

Aiea Loop Hiking Trail
Aloha Beer Co. Tours (Mon- Fri)
Aloha Stadium Swap Meet (Wed, Sat, Sun)
Aloha Tower to the top
Arcade at Podium Raceways
Arizona Memorial/Pearl Harbor Museum
Barbers point White Plain Beach
Bay View Putt Putt Golf
Bay View Zipline
Bellows Air Force Beach
Bishop Museum (LTS $12.95)
Bowling at Schofield Barracks
Build a sand castle
Byoo-in Buddhist Temples
China Town
Comedy Theater Hale Koa ($15)
Dave n’ Buster (wed 1/2 off)
Diamond Head Crater Hike
Dole Cannery Square
Dole Plantation (9am to 5pm)
Dukes Canoe Club History of Surfing
(Outrigger Waikiki)
Dukes Statue
Eat a cupcake from Hokulani winner of Cupcake Wars
Elvis Statue at Blaisdell
Eternal flames memorial
First Fridays Chinatown galleries
Fly a kite in Kapiolani Park
Fort Derussy Military Museum
Foster Botanical Gardens
GEO caching (need GPS)
Hake Koa swimming pool
Halona Blowhole
Hanauma bay snorkeling
Hanks Haute Dogs featured on Diner, Drive-in and Dives
Hawaii Children's Discovery Center
Hawaii Plantation
Hawaii Polo ($8)
Hawaii Railway in Ewa
Hawaii State Art Museum
Hickam AFB beach
Hike Kaenae point to see monk seals
Hilton Hawaii Penguins
Hilton Hawaii Village Friday night free
Fireworks show (7:30pm)
Historic Waialua Coffee/ Sugar mill
Ho’Omaluhia Botanical gardens
Honolulu Zoo (9am to 4:30pm)
Iolani Palace
Kamehameha Bakery Poi Donuts
Kawaiaha’o Church- Oldest church
On Oahu
Kayak at Kailua
KCC famers Market (sat 7-11)
Kewalo Basin fish Auction (5am)
Koko Head Hike
Leonards Bakery eat Malasdas
Liliu’okalani Botanical Gardens
Live entertainment at Ala Moana Mall
Local “Art at the Zoo Fence” (Sat–Sun 9am)
Local Rainbow Drive-in
Lucoral Museum
Manoa Falls Hike
Manoa Heritage Center
Matsumoto’s Shave Ice
Mission Houses Museum
Nuuanu Pali Lookout
Pacific Aviation Museum
Paddle up the Haleiwa River
PCC general admission
Pick Plumerias for your hair
Punchbowl National Memorial
Queen Emmas Summer House
Royal Hawaiian Fri. night live music
Sandy’s Beach body surfing
Sea life park general admission
See Sea turtles at Lanikea beach
Secret Island Kualoa Ranch ($20 LTS)
See Mickey and Minney at Aulani
Sergeant Smith Theater movie
Snorkel at shark’s cove
Spalding Contemporary Museum for food truck
Stroll International Marketplace
Surf with rental from Hale Koa
Swim at the 4 Ko’Olina Lagoons
Tantalus Drive
Teddy Bear Museum ($8)
Tropic Lightning Museum
Tropical Farms (9am to 4pm)
USS Bowfin Submarine
USS Missouri ($17 LTS)
Visit Hilo Hattes
Visit Pipeline (Waimea to Sunset
Beach on North Shore)
Visit surf shops on North Shore
Waianae Army Recreation Center
Waikele Premium Outlets
Waikiki Aquarium
Waikiki Beach swimming
Waimea Falls Hike (10am to 5:30pm)
Watch hang gliders at Sandy’s Beach
Winter Whale Watching
Worlds Large Maze at Dole