Honolulu and Oahu Travel Guide


Photo of Honolulu and Oahu Photo: Oahu Visitors Bureau

Plan Your Honolulu and Oahu Vacation

Oahu is one-stop Hawaii---all the allure of the Islands in a chop-suey mix that has you kayaking around offshore islets by day and sitting in a jazz club 'round midnight, all without ever having to take another flight or repack your suitcase. It offers both the buzz of modern living in jam-packed Honolulu (the state's capital) and the allure of slow-paced island life on its northern and eastern shores. It is, in many ways, the center of the Hawaiian universe.


Honolulu and Oahu Hotels

Oahu offers more accommodation choices than any other Hawaiian island, and for many visitors, staying at a top-notch... read more


Honolulu and Oahu Restaurants

While people on Oahu dress up for dinner more than on any other Hawaiian island, casual still reigns supreme; most top... read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in Honolulu and Oahu

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


Honolulu and Oahu Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go to Honolulu and Oahu

    Waves: Boogie board or surf some of the best breaks on the planet. Pearl Harbor: Remember Pearl Harbor with a visit to the... Read more

  • Oahu's Top Attractions

    Kailua is the beach you came to Hawaii for—and the reason why many have never left. This popular stretch of white, sandy beach on... Read more

  • Family Travel to Oahu

    With dozens of adventures, discoveries, and fun-filled beach days, Hawaii is a blast for kids of all ages. Even better, the things to do... Read more

  • Oahu's Best Outdoor Adventures

    In a place surrounded by the ocean, water sports abound. Surfing. Snorkeling. Scuba diving. Hawaii has it all—and more. But that's just... Read more

  • The Hawaiian Islands

    Oahu. The state's capital, Honolulu, is on Oahu; this is the center of Hawaii's economy and by far the most populated island in the... Read more

  • Hawaiian History

    Hawaiian history is long and complex; a brief survey can put into context the ongoing renaissance of native arts and culture. Read more

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