Kalākaua Avenue ("Kalakaua Avenue") is a major city street in the City of Honolulu on the Hawaiian island of O'ahu. Kalakaua Avenue originates in the neighborhood of Makiki near Interstate H-1. Kalakaua Avenue follows a generally eastward course through McCully-Moiliili over the Ala Wai Canel into Waikiki. Kalakaua Avenue through Waikiki is generally a one-way through road which terminates near Diamond Head Crater.
This page is part of the Gribblenation O'ahu Highways page. All Gribblenation and Roadwaywiz media related to the highway system of O'ahu can be found at the link below:
Part 1; a brief history of Kalākaua AvenueWhat is now Kalakaua Avenue has been the main point of entry into Waikiki since the 19th Century when it was known as Waikiki Road. Stage service opened for service on Waikiki Road during 1868 which was replaced by a horse driven tramcar system in 1888. Below Waikiki Road can be seen on the 1881 C.J. Lyons Map of O'ahu.
Waikiki Road can be seen as the main highway through Waikiki on the 1899 J.T. Taylor Map of O'ahu.
Below Kalakaua Avenue can be viewed headed eastbound during the nighttime.