Hawaii nightlife is as exciting and enticing as the islands themselves, bringing together the states beautiful natural environment, music, dance and cuisine to offer an experience to suit everyone's taste. As the sun goes down, the Hawaiian nightlife comes alive with many visitors choosing to begin their night with some cocktails and an authentic meal or fine dining experience at one of the many resorts and restaurants.
The rest of the night can then be spent soaking up the local live music scene or dancing the night away in one of the myriad clubs. Couples often enjoy starlit beach walks, exploring the landscape as it transforms in the darkness. Whichever island you choose to visit, there are a number of Hawaiian nightlife options to choose from.
Kaua’i: After enjoying the spectacular sunset, head to the hotel or stand-alone bars and restaurants for cocktails, pupu (appetizers), live music and entertainment. Nightlife here is exciting yet not overwhelming and if you're lucky you might have the opportunity to take part in one of the many local events and festivals held each month.
Maui: The fun is only starting as the sun sinks below the horizon on Maui. Take the opportunity to dine in Wailea under the stars or lose yourself in the soft moonlight. If you're up for a little more adventure, you can catch live music at Whalers Village on Kaanapali Beach or dance til' you drop in Kihei or Lahaina.
Oahu: The hottest nightlife precinct in all of the Hawaiian Islands, Honolulu and Waikiki offer a whole range of great food, exotic drinks and live music and entertainment every night of the week at the array of bars, restaurants, clubs and lounges located from Waikiki all the way to Downtown Honolulu and Chinatown.
The Big Island: As the largest of the Hawaiian Islands, there's plenty of nightlife to choose from on the Big Island; experience regional cuisine, enjoy live music or soak up a sunset cruise. The unique part about the nightlife here is that it doesn't end on land - there are some fantastic outdoor nightlife experiences that include stargazing at the top of Maunakea, the world's highest sea mountain or snorkelling and scuba diving by night on the Kona Coast.