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While tennis has given way to golf as the biggest resort attraction, and many of the hotel courts have closed, there are still locations in Waikiki to get your tennis-jones on. Both sides of Waikiki are framed by tennis complexes, with Ala Moana Park containing a 12-court spread and two different sets at Kapi'olani Park. The play is free at the public courts, with open courts readily available during the day, but they tend to fill up after the sun goes down and the asphalt cools off.
Diamond Head Tennis Center. Near Kapiolani Park, this center has nine courts open to the public. 3908 Paki Ave., Honolulu, HI, 96815. PHONE: 808/971-7150.
Kapiolani Tennis Courts. There are more than a dozen courts for play here. 2748 Kalakaua Ave., Waikiki, Honolulu, HI, 96815. PHONE: 808/971-2510.
Ala Moana Park. The closest public courts to the ewa (west) end of Waikiki are in Ala Moana Park. 1141 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI, 96814. PHONE: 808/592-2288.
Waikiki Tennis Club. The Pacific Beach Hotel has rooftop tennis courts that are open to nonguests for a fee via the Waikiki Tennis Club. Pacific Beach Hotel, 2490 Kalakaua Ave., Waikiki, Honolulu, HI, 96815. PHONE: 808/206-6735. www.thewaikikitennisclub.com.