We went back to sleep at this point and enjoyed a nice nap. Once we woke up we got ourselves a daily bus pass and headed into town.
We found a great hotel deal on Hotels.com where I had a few free nights to redeem...so for $30 (including a resort fee and taxes) we got a great little hotel right at the edge of Waikiki. It's apparently the only privately owned hotel left on the Waikiki strip....it's called The Equus and it has this horse theme everywhere that is adorable. They also have a great little coffee bar that turns into a bar in the afternoon. When we arrived at the hotel around 10AM, the woman at reception was adorable and told us to go have a coffee and she could have a room ready for us in about 15 minutes. It was great! We were able to drop our bags and be ready for the day.
We walked about a mile to Ahi Assassins for yummy poke. It was on our list and we didn't make it there earlier in the week, so it was great to get to go. They only serve poke to go so we walked towards our next stop and found a park where we could enjoy our yummy lunch. SO good. Definitely the best poke we had on the island.
Then, we did some shopping at Ross for new clothes for our flight home on Friday. Our next stop was Wailua Shave Ice. We ordered the Obama's Rainbow with a snow cap. Pretty yummy. From there we walked to Target to finish our shopping for clothes to wear on Friday and stock up on more sunscreen.
Then, Mike went on a little brewery adventure via the bus and Alison stayed at the hotel to get some work done. When all the work was done, she headed down to the hotel bar for her free welcome drink and waited for Mike to get back from his adventure.
Then, it was time for a walk along the beach to explore some of the hotels of Waikiki. We first stopped at House without a key for a sunset drink and coconut shrimp. Then, to the beach for a fantastic last sunset.
Then, happy hour at Mahina and Suns. We got a yummy pizza called The Naked Pig. Delicious. And the hotel (Surfjack) pool here was amazing!
Then, we strolled back towards our hotel stopping at the Royal Hawaiian and The Outrigger to see some of the old hotels. Our final stop for the night was Suzie Wong's Hideaway near our hotel for one final drink. It was great to have one extra, stress-free, unplanned day on the island!! And we loved every minute of our Hawaiian adventure. We will be back!