Honolulu and Oahu Travel Guide
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.
There are about a dozen B&Bs on Oahu, primarily located in Kailua, on the windward side of the island. Several are located... read more
Smoking is prohibited except in places where liquor revenues exceed food sales.
Lunch wagons, or "food trucks" as they are... 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. Pearl Harbor: Remember Pearl Harbor with a visit to the... 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... Read more
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
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
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 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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