Oahu Travel Blog | Things to do on Oahu

Use our Oahu Travel Blog to learn more about all the exciting things to do on Oahu during your next visit to this island paradise!

Whether you're coming for a short visit or an extended stay, our Oahu Travel Blog provides you with useful information about all the things to do on Oahu including; Drive Around the Island Tips, 6 Top Restaurants in Waikiki, 7 Top Beaches to Snorkel, What to do and see on the North Shore, and much more. 

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Oahu is known for its beautiful beaches and World Class Snorkeling – one of Oahu’s most popular things to do and one perhaps the most popular destination for Snorkeling on Oahu is Hanauma Bay.

August 28, 2022
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Jenny Espinosa

One of the most popular activities on Oahu is snorkeling in the beautiful, clear blue ocean along the coast of the island and the most popular location to Snorkel on Oahu is Hanauma Bay. Hanauma Bay is a naturally formed ‘bay’ located on the southeast coast of Oahu, and was even voted, ‘Best Beach i...

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Many major motion pictures have been filmed on the island of Oahu and many of those movies have been produced at Kualoa Ranch – one of Oahu’s most popular things to do.

August 18, 2022
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Jenny Espinosa

If you have been to the movies since 1955, it is likely you’ve seen a movie that was shot in part at Oahu’s Kualoa Ranch. Movies like Karate Kid, Jurassic Park, Godzilla, 50 First Dates and many, many more have used the picturesque Kualoa Ranch as their backdrop.

Located on the windward coast of Oa...

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When you are planning your visit to Oahu, one of the most important topics is, ‘What Does it Cost to Visit Oahu?’ This guide will give you current and realistic examples of what you can expect to pay for the most used items you may encounter during your dream vacation.

July 22, 2022
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Jenny Espinosa

What a fun and exciting time it is to plan for your dream vacation to Oahu! Right now, in the planning phase everything is possible. But in order to make the most of your time and your budget you need to do your best to book activities and restaurants in advance and budget for activities, tours, ent...

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Visiting Pearl Harbor is one of the most popular Oahu Attractions and in this Oahu Travel Guide article, ‘Oahu Things to do: Visiting Pearl Harbor,’ we’ll provide you with tips and recommendations on how to make the most of your visit to this historic landmark.

July 12, 2022
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Jenny Espinosa

Oahu is home to one of the most tragic, and historically impactful events in modern history, Pearl Harbor. This poignant landmark located in Honolulu on the island of Oahu is one of the most visited attractions in the entire state of Hawaii. Each year millions of visitors take in the moving message...

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One of the most enjoyable ways to discover Oahu is to do a ‘Circle the Island Tour of Oahu.’ In this article we provide you with tips and recommendations on how to make the most of this 1-Day Island Tour!

June 27, 2022
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Jenny Espinosa

There is a lot to discover on the island of Oahu! Even visitors who have visited the island multiple times discover will new things about Oahu with each visit. So how are you expected to discover all there is to do and see on Oahu in one visit let alone one day?

You can’t and you won’t. But this Oa...

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In this latest Oahu Travel article, ‘Hawaiian Phrases to Learn – Part 2’ we are going to share with you even more, basic and fun Hawaiian Phrases you can learn before your visit to Hawaii. Of course, it is not mandatory to learn to speak Hawaiian prior to your visit, it is simply a fun way to learn a bit more about the amazing culture of Hawaii.

June 16, 2022
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Jenny Espinosa

There are two primary languages spoken in Hawaii, English and Hawaiian (or ‘Olelo Hawaii). 

English is the primary language spoken in the Hawaiian islands, but you will hear that Hawaiian is still spoken extensively throughout Hawaii. Hawaii has a very strong and deep-rooted base in the Polynesian...

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