Honolulu International Airport (Daniel K. Inouye International Airport) is the major aviation gateway for the State of Hawaii. It is the primary hub for domestic overseas and inter-Island flights and is currently one of three State airports accommodating international flights. The Airport occupies 4520 acres and is about three miles west of Honolulu, and about seven miles from Waikiki.
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From Economy or Compact car, to Minivan or SUV, we offer you a wide range of different car types for an enjoyable stay in Honolulu and its surroundings. Car Rental Honolulu cooperates with these major car rental companies: Hertz, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Thrifty and Dollar. With the two pick-up and drop-off points — Honolulu International Airport (HNL) and Waikiki — you can decide which is best for your planned itinerary. Renting a car at the airport gives you immediate freedom to go wherever you want.
If you can, for city driving, try to avoid rush hours from 5 AM to 8 AM, and 3 PM to 6:30 PM.
Honolulu offers a myriad of beautiful tourist destinations to discover. Drive up to the historic landmark Pearl Harbor and plan a visit to Iolani Palace, the only royal palace on American soil, as well as the Queen Emma Summer Palace. A must-see spot is the famous Waikiki beach with its lively beach scenes and pulsating nightlife at the beach promenade. Make sure to plan a trip to Diamond Head, a dormant volcano that offers a spectacular view of Honolulu. Another highlight is the Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve which is a protected marine life conservation area that lets you discover fish, sea turtles and other wildlife.
If you want to explore the winding coastal roads, an SUV is a good choice. For driving within the city of Honolulu itself, Compact, Economy and Midsize cars are ideal. Or consider renting a Convertible if you want to drive from beautiful beach to beautiful beach.
All Hawaiian Islands have a speed limit of 55 to 60 mph on freeways, as these roads are often winding and difficult to navigate. On the freeways that run through central Honolulu, 45 mph is the limit.
Once you are outside of tourist hot spots like Waikiki, there are several opportunities for free unlimited streetside parking. Or, choose a parking garage with daily fees in order to avoid overtly expensive hourly costs.