If you have just a short time to visit Kailua and, well, have a tight budget, you can still have a chance to enjoy this lovely island. So, we will show you how to spend a day in Kailua in Hawaii for just $50.
Hike Lanikai Pillbox Trail – A Day In Hawaii
The best way to start a day in Hawaii is to watch the sunrise. Since Lanikai Pillbox overlooks Nā Mokulua and Lanikai Beach, it is the most stunning spot to catch the sunrise. And it costs you nothing to hike Lanikai Pillbox.
And the best part is it only takes you no more than 30 minutes to go to the top. However, you should plan accordingly because the parking is limited to the Lanikai neighborhood. And of course, be sure to respect the locals living around and their property when reaching a spot.
Have Breakfast At Empty Elle Bagels
It will cost you only $7 to order a bagel here. And after taking up heavy exercise like hiking you should recharge your battery to prepare for the whole interesting day, right? You can find the store at 143 Hekili Street.
Their lemon tart bagel is a favorite treat of the locals. They mix The poppy seed bagel slathered in Big Island lemon butter, black Kula raspberry jam from Maui, and a twist of fresh lemon. These refreshing flavors will help fuel the rest of your packed day.
Grab A Book At Little Free Library – A Day In Hawaii
Before going to the sea, you should walk down Kapaʻa Street and choose a book from the Little Free Library. You can find this cute little book box at 150 Kapaʻa Street, Kailua.
It is across the road from Kalama Beach Park. People built it in the shape of a mailbox and colored it blue-green.
In fact, this little library is a part of the world’s biggest movement of sharing books – the Little Free Library. With a wide genre of books to pick from, this spot will certainly excite each every bookworm’s interest. However, make sure to put back the book in the library after reading!
Chill At Kalama Beach Park
Going to Hawaii without visiting the beach? Nonsense! It’s time to chill at the seaside!
Beaches in the East of Oahu are famous for their white sandy shore and crystal clear water. It takes you only a nick of time to go down to the Kalama Beach Park.
The greatest news is this beach with stunning views is totally free!
Visit New Murals Of Kailua Town – A Day In Hawaii
Kailua has gotten more colorful and energetic over time. It’s the local artists, who have painted the town, to be given the credit for.
Going around and you will see 2 captivating murals just painted by Hawaiian artist – Sara Saffery. To see bigger-than-life building murals, guests to Kailua should check out the painted traffic boxes. The works are made by many regional painters. For example, Bethany Georges, Patrick Ching, etc.
It’s free to see Saffery’s murals. The location is on either side of the HIC Kailua building at 348 Haha ni Street. And you can see the Traffic boxes near Kailua Town.
Try Sweet Treat At Sage Creamery
Enough for a day, now, we will move to activities at night. There are plenty of things to do in Hawaii at night. However, in this post, we will show you where to get a good sweet treat only.
So, where to find them? Well, you should go to the Kailua Farmers Market that takes place weekly here. It’s just near the corner of the store named Nick Kuchar.
They have everything such as summer rolls, crepes, etc. You can enjoy the food while swaying to the live music. Another spot that is worth your exploration is Sage Creamery which offers many kinds of interesting flavors.
With just under $10, you can have a fun evening in Kailua. Remember that the market is available from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Thursday. Its specific address is 609 Kailua Road.
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