Foodie Neighborhood Spotlight: One Day in Kapahulu, Oahu

Boogie boarding at Kapahulu Groin.
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Waikiki may have upscale steakhouses, sprawling buffets and convenience stores stocked with grab-and-go snacks. But if you want a real taste of Hawaii -- and you don't have a rental car or a cousin who lives on the island -- take a little walk along Kapahulu Avenue, a roadway that connects Waikiki with the older residential neighborhood of Kaimuki. The street, which starts at the Honolulu Zoo at the eastern end of Kalakaua Avenue, is only 1.2 miles long, but you can spend a day exploring it.