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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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Best of Oahu Activities: Mount Tantalus Round Top Drive

Top Picks: Mount Tantalus Round Top Drive (Scenic Lookout, Honolulu) One of our most special evenings were spent star gazing and looking at the city lights atop Mount Tantalus after the Round Top Drive. It is so romantic and the … Continue reading

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Best of Oahu Activities: Pearl Harbor Memorial

Top Picks: Pearl Harbor Memorial (Historical, Leeward) If you ask me, no trip to Oahu is complete without a visit to the Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial site (1 Arizona Memorial Place Honolulu, HI 96818). The National Park … Continue reading

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Best of Oahu Off the Beaten Path: An Arch, a Blowhole, and a Shrine

The Arch (Natural Attraction, Windward) If you park at the Halona Blowhole parking lot (Kalanianaole Highway heading east in Honolulu) and walk across the highway, head west past where the rail ends, you’ll be heading in the right direction. You … Continue reading

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Best of Oahu Off the Beaten Path: Spitting Caves

Spitting Caves (Natural Attraction, Windward) This was a little tricky to find, but I love a good natural attraction (Intersection of Popipu and Lumahai in Honolulu. Take Lumahai down to the end and park, nice residential area). We followed the … Continue reading

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