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Honolulu and Oahu Travel Guide

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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.

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Top Reasons To Go

  1. Waves Boogie board or surf some of the best breaks on the planet.
  2. Pearl Harbor Remember Pearl Harbor with a visit to the Arizona memorial.
  3. Diamond Head Scale the crater whose iconic proflie looms over Waikiki.
  4. Nightlife Raise your glass to the best party scene in Hawaii.
  5. The North Shore See Oahu's country side—check out the famous beaches from Sunset to Waimea Bay and hike to the remote tip of the island.

When To Go

When to Go

Long days of sunshine and fairly mild year-round temperatures make Hawaii an all-season destination. Most resort areas are at sea level, with...

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