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What to do -6 hours of layover in Honolulu Airport

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What to do -6 hours of layover in Honolulu Airport

I have a layover of 6 hours in Honolulu Airport. where I should go and how?

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1. Re: What to do -6 hours of layover in Honolulu Airport

Here is a couple of questions that would help us answer this question. When do you arrive and what time are you leaving? Where are you coming from and where are you going? Would you be able to rent a car?

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2. Re: What to do -6 hours of layover in Honolulu Airport

Do you actually have 6 hours? Where are you arriving from? Do you have to go through customs? Do you realize that you will need to be back to the airport 2 hours in advance of your next flight? Can you check your baggage through to your next destination, or will you have it with you? And all the questions msfuzz asked above ...

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3. Re: What to do -6 hours of layover in Honolulu Airport

Hi there,

Time of day being right you could catch a bus into Waikiki

and have a good farewell meal and still be back for check

in times...Good luck with thw trip..NWF..

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4. Re: What to do -6 hours of layover in Honolulu Airport

We had 6 hours in Honolulu one trip and went to Pearl Harbour. We caught the local bus from the Airport.

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5. Re: What to do -6 hours of layover in Honolulu Airport

Do you have luggage with you? Or is it checked thru?

You could take a taxi into Waikiki and have a meal and walk around on the beach and central area there. Or you could go to Ala Moana park and the mall.

Remember "6 hours" is not all that (unless you have already taken into account how early you need to get back to the airport for your next flight).

suze

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6. Re: What to do -6 hours of layover in Honolulu Airport

IF you have time, consider taking a cab to Waikiki and just walking around, having lunch, or strolling the beach. A cab will cost $30 to $40 each way.

But I'm skeptical you have the time. It could take about 30 minutes from the time you step into a cab (which is about 15 minutes after the plane arrives) to get to Waikiki, but you have to allow 45 minutes to get back because traffic is a serious concern on Oahu.

Plus you'd have to be back at the airport at least 90 minutes before departure, and all that's assuming you don't have to worry about bags or customs.

If you really have just about 2 hours, consider a meal at the Tiki Bar at the Mariana Sailing Club. It's close to the airport yet offers that quintessential Hawaiian kitsch that would make for a fun stop. www.lamarianasailingclub.com/?page_id=80 You would take a cab here, too.

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7. Re: What to do -6 hours of layover in Honolulu Airport

Pretty much nothing you can do apart from either sit inside the cold air con with a star bucks coffee and listen to hawaiian music through the loud speakers or sit outside in the sun... and wait...

This is what we had to do this feb while waiting for our flight to The big island.

Good luck! if you're lucky you'll have a power point to plug your iphone into next to you.

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