Waikiki and Hawaii's capital city of Honolulu!

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Arts on Oahu

The state’s premier cultural center, Oahu is blessed with a local symphony, a ballet, several theaters and stage performances, concerts, botanical gardens, art museums, and even local chocolate artisans. In Waikiki, you’ll find regular arts and crafts festivals, of which many showcase unique cultures or ethnicities. Browse the clothing and jewelry, ceramics, quilts, stained glass, handbags and accessories — each piece is handmade and one-of-a-kind. Honolulu also has a fashion scene, as well as an annual film festival. Galleries are plentiful around the island — Art After Dark, First Friday, the Annual Haleiwa Arts Festival are just some of the popular art festivals. Additionally, Honolulu has a perky fashion scene, and a prestigious annual film festival.

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