Oahu, Hawaii’s third largest island, has a rich cultural history, stunning beaches and pristine tropical landscapes. Honolulu, Hawaii’s capital, and the naval base of Pearl Harbor are located here. Iconic Waikiki beach overlooks Diamond Head crater, and has a buzzing nightlife, as well as plenty of dining and shopping spots. Visit Iolani Palace, the only royal palace in the USA, and Bishop Museum, where you can witness a hula performance. Go snorkeling in Hanauma Bay to discover splendid marine life. Explore the Windward Coast’s emerald valleys, dotted with rustic ranches, pineapple and sugarcane fields. Walk through the world’s largest pineapple maze at the Dole Plantation and relish a delicious Dole Whip. At Pearl Harbor National Memorial, you can learn about the history of the US involvement in World War II. Visit the Polynesian Cultural Center to participate in Ali’I Luau, a traditional feast with local dishes like imu (pit oven roasted) pork and lomi-lomi (salad with cured salmon), accompanied by lively entertainment.
Hiking in Diamond Head
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Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina is a chic tropical getaway, nestled within a palm-fringed oceanfront complex in Hawaii, USA. This picturesque retreat is located near secluded coves to the south and the historic Lanikuhonua estate to the south.
Hyatt Place Waikiki is centrally located in Oahu, just steps away from the Waikiki Beach. Stay in comfortable ensuite rooms fitted with most modern amenities and a cozy living area. Relax in your private balcony and patio, facing the vibrant town.