Category Archives: Oahu

Best of Oahu Beaches: Leeward Edition

Ko Olina Lagoons This was our absolute favorite beach, and we didn’t even mind traveling over a half an hour to get there, so worth it (Ko Olina exit off of Farrington Highway). The weather leeward was usually better than … Continue reading

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Best of Oahu Beaches: Waikiki Edition

Fort DeRussy The beach that was the most direct walk from our hotel was Fort DeRussy, we went to it once and didn’t go back. The water was a beautiful turquoise color, but a little murky. The sand was powerdy … Continue reading

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Best of Oahu Beaches: Northshore Edition

Papa’iloa Beach This beach was really awesome, and pretty much deserted. It is down a quiet residential dead end road with beautiful houses, there is a small parking lot right across from the entrance (Papailoa Rd Haleiwa, HI 96712). Take … Continue reading

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Best of Oahu Beaches: Windward Edition

Waimanalo Beach This was the first beach we visited and certainly one of the most attractive (41-741 Kalanianaole Hwy Huli Street Waimanalo, HI 96795 a lot of the beach signage is hard to see, but if you find a beach … Continue reading

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Best of Oahu Activities: Aloha Tower

Aloha Tower (Scenic Lookout, Honolulu) This tower used to be the tallest building on the island, but with the influx of skyscrapers that come with an international tag, it feels so small (1 Aloha Tower Drive, Honolulu, HI 96813). We … Continue reading

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Best of Oahu Activities: Honolulu Zoo

Honolulu Zoo (Educational, Honolulu) The weather wasn’t perfect for the beach one day so we decided to go to the zoo (151 Kapahulu Ave, Honolulu). This was our biggest ‘splurge’ attraction on the whole trip at $14 a ticket, but … Continue reading

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Best of Oahu Activities: Iolani Palace & King Kamehameha Statue

Iolani Palace & King Kamehameha Statue (History, Honolulu) The only royal palace on American soil is in Oahu, smack in the middle of Honolulu (364 South King Street, Honolulu, HI 96813). There is metered parked all around the palace, we … Continue reading

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