Knowing where to get your daily dosage of caffeine is important, and fortunately for visitors and residents alike, Waikiki has got a number of coffee shops and cafés. Ranging from a chic to sleek, these five spots must be on your radar if you're in the market for a cup of joe.
Kona Coffee Purveyors
Named after the place its coffee beans are harvested, Kona Coffee Purveyors is also popular for its puff pastries, such as the kouign-amann. International Market Place. 2330 Kalākaua Ave., (808) 450-2364, konacoffeepurveyors.com.
Known for its speedy service, the café’s baristas can serve you pour-over, AeroPress or French press coffees, or choose a macchiato, cappuccino, latte or frappé. Hyatt Regency Waikīkī Beach Resort, 2424 Kalākaua Ave., (808) 923-1700, kaicoffeehawaii.com.
Gorilla in the Café
Using 100 percent Hawai‘i-grown beans, this coffee shop has more than just coffee. Açaí bowls, pitaya bowls and fruit smoothies are also on the menu. 2155 Kalākaua Ave., (808) 922-2055.
Olive & Oliver
Part boutique, part café, the Instagrammable coffee cups are rivaled only by the stylish clothing and accessories hanging on the walls. Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, 412 Lewers St., (808) 921-2233, oliveandoliverhawaii.com.
Honolulu Coffee Co.
Made from Kona coffee beans picked from the slopes of Mauna Loa, we recommend the Nutty Hawaiian Latte, with macadamia nut and coconut syrup. At the Moana Surfrider, Prince Waikīkī and Sheraton Waikīkī hotels, honolulucoffee.com.