to the most beautiful beaches, Oahu has more than 125
beaches to choose from. From the powerful, pounding winter waves
of the North Shore to the gentle shore break of Waikiki, from
the spectacular Leeward side to the relaxed atmosphere of the
Windward side - there is a beach on Oahu that fits every taste.
With water temperatures ranging from 75°F to 80°F year
round, it’s easy to understand why millions of visitors
from all over the world are regularly drawn to the clear azure
waters of Oahu for swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, surfing,
sailing, kayaking, water-skiing and jet-skiing. Oahu is truly
the Mecca of sun and sand, loved by all beach worshippers and
water sport lovers of the world.
you love outdoor adventures, there’s plenty to
experience in Oahu. Hike some of the most scenic places in the
world - the 761-foot tall Diamond Head, Manoa Falls, and Koko
Head Crater, or walk the lush green jungle of the Ko’olau
Mountains; visit a waterfall that plunges into a rainforest
pool or take an ecotour to see Hawaii’s unique native
birds and plant species.
about the great past of Oahu by following the trail
of history from the point where King Kamehameha I fought the
battle to unify the Hawaiian Islands, to Pearl Harbor where
the USS Arizona still lies as a memorial to the 1941 attack
that launched America into WWII; or visit one of the many museums,
including the Bishop Museum, Honolulu Academy of Arts, and Iolani
Palace, residence of Hawaii's monarchy.
a taste of old Polynesia and the charm and beauty of
the seven South Pacific Societies at the Polynesian Cultural
Centre. While there, visit the Imax Theatre, experience a Luau
and see the spectacular Polynesian review.
forget to try some of the many restaurants of Oahu,
a gourmet paradise with cuisine that is a blend of the spices
of Asia and the Pacific and European styles and sources. To
end your busy days, Oahu has great nightlife which comes alive
with bars, nightclubs, discotheques, karaoke, and gentlemen's
clubs that stay open all night long.
you about to tie the knot? Then imagine this - a wedding
ceremony set against the backdrop of lush tropical gardens and
gently cascading waterfalls, or one on a white sandy beach with
a tropical breeze cooling off a perfect sunset. These are just
two of some of the most beautiful and romantic venues for hosting
your wedding. With very relaxed marriage laws, Hawaii is the
ideal location and has numerous experts who will give you an
unforgettable wedding. Like many couples say, a Hawaiian wedding
is like “heaven on earth” for its nature, beaches,
Now imagine this - the two of you strolling
on a white sand beach hand in hand, the warm tropical waters
lapping at your feet, and the sun setting over a striking tropical
horizon. Isn’t this the most romantic imagination? You
can make this a reality by spending your honeymoon in Oahu,
with its seductive beauty offering an idyllic setting for the
blissful first weeks of your marriage.
shopper's paradise, Oahu offers the latest in world
fashion and jewelry. Visit Ala Moana Shopping Center and Ward
Center at the edge of Waikiki, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center,
International Marketplace and ABC Stores in Waikiki, or Aloha
Tower Marketplace in downtown Honolulu. Find famous brand names
such as Chanel, Bernini, Burberry, DKNY, Gap, Guess, Polo, Ralph
Lauren, Christian Dior, Dooney and Burke, Coach, Fendi, Hermes,
Hunting World, Salvatore Ferragamo, Valentino, Gianni Versace,
Disney, Bulgari, Cartier, Prada, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany,
and Rolex. For the international shopper, there is the famous
duty-free store in Waikiki, DFS Galleria. Hawaiian gifts include
Aloha/Hawaiian shirts, Hawaiian jewelry, Hawaiian chocolates,
Kona coffee, leis, and pacific art.
its frangipani-scented sea breezes and tropical warmth,
Oahu is truly a tropical paradise, a fancy or dream which is
sure to please.