Happy Hour in Honolulu

Happy Hour Honolulu

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The city of Honolulu is the most visited and populated of any city in the state of Hawaii. It is also the location of Waikiki beach, where some of the most popular and expensive hotels, clubs and bars are located. The locals come here to mingle and party with tourists and the laid-back attitude adds a unique atmosphere to every bar of Honolulu, especially during happy hour.

Oceans 808

4:30-8PM Tuesday-Friday
500 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96813

Best deal: Kalua pig sliders for $5

Oceans 808 is a classy, sophisticated club that aims for the older 20s crowd. They have a lanai for enjoying the warm Hawaiian nights and upbeat, popular dance music. Oceans 808 offers a sushi bar and a Hawaiian food (pupu) menu that is heavily discounted during happy hour, which runs 4:30-8PM Tuesday through Friday.

Yard House
2-5:30PM Monday-Friday;
10:30PM-close Wednesday-Sunday
226 Lewers St.
Honolulu, HI 96815

Best deal: Classic, béarnaise, pastrami or turkey burger sliders for $7.50

Although originally opened in Long Beach, California, the Yard House has made a place for itself in Honolulu, with a casual dining environment and classic rock music for atmosphere. The Yard House focuses on craft beers and their sliders are amazing and worth making the trip for by themselves.

Duke's Restaurant and Barefoot Bar
7AM-midnight Monday-Sunday;
Bar, 7AM-1AM Monday-Sunday
2335 Kalakaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96815

Best deal: "Dig Me" Daiquiri in the Barefoot Bar for $7.75

Duke's was named for Hawaii's favorite son, Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, who swam for the U.S. in the Olympics for 20 years starting in 1911. The bar that is named for him follows his unique and carefree love of the ocean and its lifestyle. Duke's is not just for adults, they have a keiki (children) menu. On the lanai at Duke's -- the Barefoot Bar -- you can eat barefoot right on the beach and enjoy their "Dig Me" Daiquiri and the Lava Flow, both of which incorporate local fruit juices. They don't have any happy hour specials, but with a location on the sand and unique drink concoctions, it's definitely worth checking out.

4-8PM Tuesday-Friday
1121 Nu'uanu Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96817

Best deal: All martinis on the menu for $4

Indigo was opened by a Hawaiian man with deep roots in China. It's a very artistic place, with a relaxed Hawaiian atmosphere. They have all kinds of food, from Asian to French and, of course, Hawaiian. Happy hour in this restaurant in Honolulu is martini madness, with martinis discounted to $4 at the bar from 4-8PM Tuesday-Friday. They have dance parties and live music, so check their Web site for any upcoming events.

Ryan's Grill @ Ward Centre
4:30-6:30PM and 10PM-close daily
1200 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96814

Best deal: Lychee martini and Li Hing Mui margarita for $4

Located at the Ward Centre, Ryan's is a full-service bar open all day for friendly, local fun. They have great pizzas and Jamaican jerk fries that are a must try, even if you're not into spicy foods. During happy hour, which runs 4:30-6:30PM and 10PM to close daily, the pupus are half off and drinks, including draft beers, house wine and specialty martinis, are $4.

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