Explore the 3 most popular spots in Honolulu's Ala Moana-Kakaako neighborhood

Explore the 3 most popular spots in Honolulu's Ala Moana-Kakaako neighborhoodThe Brewseum | Photo: Dad G./Yelp
Published on October 09, 2019

Spending time in Ala Moana-Kakaako? Get to know this Honolulu neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a karaoke lounge to a jazz bar.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Ala Moana-Kakaako, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Hawaii Voice KTV & Lounge

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Topping the list is wine bar and karaoke spot Hawaii Voice KTV & Lounge. Located at 808 Sheridan St., Suite 201, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 120 reviews on Yelp. 

This lounge draws large groups for birthday celebrations and features a full bar, a dance floor and private karaoke rooms. Sing along to a variety of American and Asian hit tunes. There are enough bartenders to keep the drinks flowing, with cocktails like the lemon drop martini, Tokyo tea and more. 

2. The Brewseum

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The Brewseum, a museum and beer bar, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with five stars out of 212 Yelp reviews. Head over to 901 Waimanu St. to see for yourself. 

History buffs will appreciate the curated collection of WWII memorabilia, including a military jeep, air raid shelter, news articles and photos. It also features a speakeasy located on the roof next door, which requires a secret knock to enter, according to Yelpers. Relax at the bar with a beer, whiskey and free popcorn. 

3. Jazz Minds Honolulu

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And then there's Jazz Minds Honolulu, a local favorite with four stars out of 136 reviews. Stop by 1661 Kapiolani Blvd. to hit up the music venue, lounge and jazz and blues spot next time you're in the neighborhood. 

With a steady lineup of jazz acts like the Tommy James trio and Shakka Da Band, this spot draws locals and tourists alike. Courtesy of owners Ralph & Mayumi, it also features karaoke, a sushi bar and eats like mac and cheese, chicken wings and poke nachos. 

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