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Photography by Aaron Yoshino

These nighttime photos of Honolulu show you the city's quiet beauty after hours

We know all about Hawaii's photogenic sunny days, but if you stick around a few hours after that gorgeous sunset, there's more to see.

We know all about the picturesque quality of Hawaii in the daytime, but if you stick around a few hours after that exciting sunset, there's still more to see.

Hawaii's capital, Honolulu, as dense it may be, has a quiet grace about it that is not often shown. Into the dark of night we went to capture some of these evening scenes...

 

View from Round Top Drive Overlook

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Hawaiian Airlines' mechanics crew at Honolulu International Airport Interisland Terminal

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Waikiki skyline, viewed from Kakaako Waterfront Park

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808 Sports Leagues' kickball championship at Wilson Elementary School Playground in the Kahala neighborhood.

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Motorcycle riders on the H-1 Freeway

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View of the Ala Wai Canal and Moiliili neighborhood from the Coconut Waikiki Hotel Rooftop

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Skateboarders in downtown Honolulu's Aala Skate Park

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East Honolulu traffic on Kalanianaole Highway, viewed from the Makapuu Point Lighthouse Trail

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Summer bon dance at Soto Mission of Hawaii in Nuuanu Valley

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Marriage proposal at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort's weekly fireworks display

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Musician Jake Shimabukuro chats backstage before a performance at the Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall

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Traditional Hawaiian tattooing at Soul Signature Tattoo & Art Studio in the Ala Moana district

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Late night Korean eats at Yakiniku Don-Day in the Ala Moana district

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Early morning baking at Liliha Bakery's Iwilei district restaurant and kitchen

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The USS Arizona Memorial, viewed from Ford Island in Pearl Harbor

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This photo series, "Tripping the Night Fantastic," originally appeared in the March/April 2015 issue of HAWAI‘I Magazine.