There are some cheap or even free places to park in the Waikiki area of Honolulu. The free or metered parking tends to be away from the waterfront, but there are still good options within short walking distance to the beach. Some require a purchase at a local restaurant or shop, like at the Royal Hawaiian shopping center parking, to get the reduced parking rates. The map shows many parking options with prices listed at the bottom. Look closely at the map to see the symbols for the different parking types. The spade symbol is the free/metered parking and musical note are reasonably priced options. There is also a list of the full rate/premium parking options as well. There are different local bus routes for Park & Ride options. Routes 2, 8, 13, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 42 all go to the Waikiki Beach area and can be read about here.