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Welcome to Oahu

Sometimes called “The Gathering Place,” Oahu certainly lives up to its name. The third largest Hawaiian island is home to the majority of Hawaii’s diverse population, a fusion of East and West cultures rooted in the values and traditions of the Native Hawaiian people. It’s this fundamental contrast between the ancient and the modern that makes discovering Oahu — from bustling city life to laidback surf towns — so enjoyable. You'll find plenty of different options for exploring Oahu's different regions, the island's many activities, its eclectic restaurants and accommodations

Regions of Oahu

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Photo of Waikiki
One of the most recognizable beaches in the world, Waikiki was once a playground for Hawaiian royalty. Today, millions of visitors visit these shores every year.
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Photo of Leahi (Diamond Head)
Take an easy hike to the top for panoramic views of Waikiki, Honolulu and the Pacific Ocean.
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Photo of Downtown Honolulu
Downtown Honolulu and Chinatown are Oahu’s centers for government, business and arts,with dining and nightlife around every corner.
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Photo of Kapahulu
Kapahulu is a small neighborhood next to Waikiki where you find eclectic shops and some of Honolulu’s best local food.
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Photo of National Memorial Cemetary of the Pacific
National Memorial of the Pacific honors sacrifices of America’s Armed Forces.
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Photo of Pearl Harbor
Visiting Peal Harbor is an experience that will be etched into your soul forever, and offer you a new perspective on World War II. Known the world over as a "date which will live in infamy," the devastating events of December 7, 1941 changed the course of history.
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Kaena Point
Kaena Point is a scenic and sacred spot where, legend says, the souls of ancient Hawaiians would jump off into the spirit world to meet the souls of their ancestors.
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Makaha Beach
The most popular beach on the Leeward Coast offers ocean-lovers a long stretch of golden sand to play or relax.
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Haleiwa Town
This laid-back surfer town offers beautiful beaches, tasty local restaurants and food trucks, cool shops and plenty of shave ice.
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Waimea Bay
This beloved beach is popular with locals and visitors alike, and was an influential surf spot during the dawn of big wave surfing in the 1950s.
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Makapuu Point Lighthouse
Hike to this scenic point on Oahu’s easternmost tip for incredible views and whale watching during the winter.
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Nuuanu Pali Lookout
Nuuanu Pali Lookout is one of Oahu’s most popular scenic spots, with panoramic views of the Windward Coast and the Koolau Mountains.
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Byodo-In Temple
Valley of the Temples Memorial Park houses Byodo-in, a stunning replica of a Japanese Buddhist Temple set in a lush forest.
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Honolulu
Statue of Duke Kahanamoku, father of modern surfing, on Kuhio Beach, Waikiki
The state capital and largest city in Hawaii, Honolulu is a unique combination of tropical glamour and buzzing international metropolis, where sandy shores meet city streets.
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Central Oahu
Pearl Harbor Historic Sites on Oahu
Gain a unique perspective on World War II with a visit to Pearl Harbor, or explore the island's agricultural traditions at the Dole pineapple plantation.
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Leeward Coast
Leeward Coast of Oahu
This area on Oahu's west side is home to rural towns, off-the-beaten-path beaches and one luxurious resort area, Ko Olina.
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North Shore
Oahu's North Shore is a popular surf destination
Rub shoulders with champion surfers and laid-back locals on Oahu’s North Shore, the big wave surfing capital of the world.
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Windward Coast
Windward Coast of Oahu
It’s only a short drive from Honolulu to enjoy the highlights of Oahu’s lush Windward Coast, including the peaceful Byodo-in Temple and adventurous Kualoa Ranch.
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The Hawaiian Islands Weather

Kauai

Poipu, Kauai

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Kapaa

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Oahu

Honolulu, Oahu

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West Side

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North Shore (Turtle Bay)

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Molokai

Hoolehua, Molokai

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Molokai Airport

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Kaunakakai City

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Lanai

Lanai City, Lanai

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Manele Bay Beach

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Lanai Airport

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Maui

Kahului Airport, Maui

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Whalers Village in Kaanapali

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The Shops at Wailea in Wailea

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Hawaii

Hilo, Hawaii

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Kailua/Kona

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Puako

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