Honolulu and Oahu Travel Guide
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Fodor's Hawaii 2014
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.
As in real estate, location matters. And though Oahu is just 44 miles long and 30 miles wide—meaning you can circle the entire island before lunch—it boasts...read more
Oahu, where the majority of the Islands' 2,000-plus restaurants are located, offers the best of all worlds: it has the exoticism and excitement of Asia...read more
Things To Do in Honolulu and Oahu
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Waves: Boogie board or surf some of the best breaks on the planet.... Read more
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 Oahu's windward... Read more
Nicknamed "The Gathering Place," Oahu is the third-largest Hawaiian island and has 75% of the state's population. Honolulu is the perfect place... Read more
Encompassing 597 square miles, Oahu is the third-largest island in the Hawaiian chain. Scientists believe the island was formed about 4 million... Read more
The eastern (Koolau) side of Oahu is much cooler and wetter than the western side of the island, which tends to be dry and arid. The island's... Read more
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 chain—953,000... Read more
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My film “Lava Luau” can be seen on the web if you have a high speed internet connection. Read more
I'm back, the laundry is done, and it's time to start my trip report.
I just finished putting together a photo album - hopefully the link will work. It's the quick version of the report: https://picasaweb.google.com/107255467248504604599/HawaiiTrip2014?authkey=Gv1sRgCKyj4easp5qOqwE Read more