The Best Beaches on Oahu

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Looking for the best beaches on Oahu? Check out a few of these beautiful beaches on your next trip. Lanikai Beach Its name means “heavenly ocean” and once you step on this secluded, soft-sand beach, you’ll see why. This little island hide-away, which is only half a mile long, is nestled in a residential neighborhood, boasts no parking lot but … Read More

Diamond Head Beach Park

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If you find yourself in need of some relaxation away from the busy crowds, head off the beaten path and take the short journey to one of the quieter beaches on Oahu. You’ll enjoy the beauty of the breaking swells, the magnificent views near the Diamond Head turnouts and once you’ve had your fill of the beauty from the top; … Read More

How Big is Oahu?

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Oahu is the 20th largest island in the United States boasting a population of 983, 000 people. Oahu has two nicknames: The Heart of Hawaii and The Gathering Place.  Geographical facts about the island of Oahu: Oahu is the third-largest island at 596.7 square miles Oahu has two volcanoes, Waianae and Koʻolau Mount Kaala is the tallest mountain on the … Read More

Diamond Head Tours

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If you’re thinking about visiting Diamond Head, consider taking a tour. Not only will you learn facts and history from a knowledgeable guide, but you’ll also avoid the hassle getting (and possibly parking) to Diamond Head. Head to Honolulu, on the island of Oahu for a Diamond Crater adventure. The Diamond Head Crater is what’s left of the Ko’olau Volcano, … Read More

Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (Honolulu)

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If you’re flying into Hawaii, there’s a good chance you’ll be landing in Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (IATA: HNL). With over 20 million guests per year, HNL is the busiest airport in the Aloha State. HNL Layout Situated nine miles north of world-famous Waikiki, Honolulu Airport measures about 4,500 acres and has four runways. This airport has three … Read More

Hiking the Makapuu Lighthouse Trail

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Makapuu Lighthouse Trail

One of the most exciting you can do while in Oahu, is hike the Makapuu Lighthouse Trail. The Makapuu Lighthouse Trail, a part of Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline, has varying degrees of ease or difficulty, according to where you choose to start and end. You can drive to different areas to get great views, as well as choose your hikes. … Read More

Manoa Falls

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For many, visiting Hawaii is the ultimate escape. If you’ve been looking for a location that has all of the beauty of the natural island, it might just be Manoa Falls that you’ve been looking for and hoping to visit. Manoa Falls is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world. With 150 feet of what seems like an … Read More

Oahu Hiking Trails

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Hikes on Oahu will take you away from the hustle and bustle from the more populated parts of the island. In addition, you’ll get to see the gorgeous wild beauty of this spectacular Hawaii Island. Diamond Head Hike Diamond Head offers the best hike in Oahu and is definitely a local favorite. Once you reach the top of this gorgeous … Read More