is one of the world's most popular and famous beaches. It's actually a two-mile stretch with nine individually named beaches; Kahanamoku Beach is at the northwest end, near the Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort
. At the southeastern end is Outrigger Canoe Club Beach, and also 500-acre Kapiʻolani Park and Diamond Head.
Above is a view of the Kuhio Beach area looking northwest. This is the central part of Waikiki Beach. In the photo above, you can see the surfboard rental/lesson zone, and two of Oahu's oldest hotels, the Sheraton Moana Surfrider (mid-height grey-white building) and the pink Royal Hawaiian Hotel.