Afternoon Tour: Past & Present of Downtown Honolulu

Afternoon Tour: Past & Present of Downtown Honolulu

Walk through the past as you see the present of Downtown Honolulu!


Price Per booking: 

1 HR


$72.00/ Per Person

Adventure Pass Price:

Save $18.00 per person with the Adventure Pass

1 mile long walking tour of Downtown Honolulu. Learn about the past as you walk through the present and see how this urban area started off as Palace for the Hawaiian Monarchy and slowly transitioned into the core of Honolulu.

Experience Summary

Before Experience

Mission Memorial Auditorium 550 South King Street Honolulu, HI 96813. There is shade and a bench that we can gather and wait for the whole group to arrive.

The Experience

Learn about the past of Downtown Honolulu as you walk through the present. Join us on a mile long excursion exploring from Chinatown to the Civic Center. We will travel back into the 1800s when Hawaii was its own Kingdom. We will stand on Royal Grounds at Iolani Palace the only Palace on U.S. soil. Learn about the Hawaiian Monarchy and how the Kingdom of Hawaii became apart of the United States. Explore downtown Honolulu when it was the red light district during World War II attracting performers from Las Vegas and Japan to the famous Hubba Hubba Club. Walk through Downtown Honoluluʻs financial and government district as it is today.

After Experience 

We will end our tour with a picnic lunch on the lawn of Iolani Palace. On Fridays the Royal Hawaiian Band will be playing during our picnic lunch.

Experience Details


Mission Memorial Auditorium: There is shade and a bench that we can gather and wait for the whole group to arrive.



Transportation is not included. I would recommend getting dropped off by an Uber or Lyft. Metered street parking is available but can be difficult to find. We will provide you with an exact drop off and pick up address once booked.

Experience Requirements 

Skills and Abilities 

Be able to walk a 1 mile distance without any assistance.

Know before you go

Please dress comfortable and casual, wear good walking shoes.

Cancelation Policy

To Cancel or Reschedule, please be sure to contact us at least 24 hours before your booking. We do not offer refunds for cancelations or no shows. You are expected to be at your event 5 mins prior to the start time.

Alaka'i Affiliates

Anela Keko'olani

Kama'Aina | Cultural Expert

As a native to Hawai'i & with years of experience in tourism, allow me to show you the beauty of the place I call home!