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Honolulu and Oahu Travel Guide

Honolulu and Oahu Top Experiences

Want to learn more about Honolulu and Oahu? Read our in-depth articles on a variety of topics.


Top 10 Hawaiian Foods to Try

Top 10 Hawaiian Foods to Try Food in Hawaii is a reflection of the state's diverse cultural makeup and tropical location. Fresh seafood, organic...


Weddings and Honeymoons in Hawaii

Weddings and Honeymoons There's no question that Hawaii is one of the country's foremost honeymoon destinations. Romance is in the air here...


Traditional Hawaiian Goods and Souvenirs

Only in Hawaii Traveling to Hawaii is as close as an American can get to visiting another country while staying within the United States. There...


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 Arizona memorial...


Doris Duke's Shangri La in Honolulu

The marriage of heiress Doris Duke, at age 23, to a much older man didn't last. But their around-the-world honeymoon did leave her with two...


Exploring Oahu Villages

Tiny villages—generally consisting of a sign, store, a beach park, possibly a post office, and not much more—are strung along Kamehameha Highway...


Condotels in Oahu

One popular alternative in vacation lodging is a hybrid that encompasses aspects of both the condominium vacation rental and the full-service...


Hawaiian Shrimp Snacks

No drive to the North Shore is complete without a shrimp stop. Shrimp stands dot Kamehameha Highway from Kahaluu to Kahuku. For about $12, you...


Oahu Food Trucks

Lunch wagons, or "food trucks" as they are now known around the country, have been an island staple for plate lunches for decades. With the...


Camping in Oahu

If you are looking for a more rugged escape from the resorts of Waikiki, consider pitching a tent on the beach or in the mountains, where you...


Hawaii and the Environment

Hawaii and the Environment Sustainability —it's a word rolling off everyone's tongues these days. In a place known as the most remote island...


Hawaiian People and Their Culture

Hawaiian People and Their Culture By 2012, Hawaii's population was more than 1.3 million with the majority of residents living on Oahu. Ten...



Political issues of sovereignty continue to divide Native Hawaiians, who have formed myriad organizations, each operating with a separate agenda...


Tourism and the Economy

The over-$10 billion tourism industry represents a third of Hawaii's state income. Naturally, this dependency causes economic hardship as the...


Back-to-Basics Agriculture

Emulating how the Hawaiian ancestors lived and returning to their simple ways of growing and sharing a variety of foods has become a statewide...



Although sustainability is an effective buzzword and authentic direction for the Islands' dining establishments, 90% of Hawaii's food and energy...


Oahu's Top Attractions

That Beach 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...


Rise of Hawaiian Pride

After Hawaii became a state in 1959, a process of Americanization began. Traditions were duly silenced in the name of citizenship. Teaching...


Oahu's Best Outdoor Adventures

Oahu's Best Outdoor Adventures In a place surrounded by the ocean, water sports abound. Surfing. Snorkeling. Scuba diving. Hawaii has it all...


Family Travel to Oahu

Kids and Families With dozens of adventures, discoveries, and fun-filled beach days, Hawaii is a blast for kids of all ages. Even better, the...


The Hawaiian Islands

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...



Japanese pub-restaurants, called izakaya (ee-ZAH-ka-ya), are sprouting up all over the Islands like matsutake mushrooms in a pine forest...


Oahu's Best Takeout

For lunch at the beach, or a movie night in your hotel room, do as Islanders do: get takeout. (And in the Islands, incidentally, the proper...


Hawaiian Islands Cruises

Cruising the Islands Cruising has become popular in Hawaii. They are a comparatively inexpensive way to see all of Hawaii, and you’ll save...


Hawaiian History

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

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