The Ultimate Oahu, Hawaii Guide

If you’re looking for the perfect tropical getaway, look no further than Oahu, Hawaii. There are endless things to see and do on this beautiful island, from savoring fresh seafood at a picturesque pier to exploring the dramatic mountains and valleys. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing beach vacation or an adventure-filled holiday, Oahu has something for everyone. Here are just a few of the best things to do in Oahu.

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The Royal Hawaiian - 5 Star Hotel

Nestled on the shores of world-famous Waikiki Beach, The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, boasts a storied history as one of Hawaii’s most treasured landmarks. This Honolulu luxury hotel first opened its doors in 1927 and has been enchanting guests with its exquisite blend of modern and indigenous Hawaiian hospitality ever since.

Today, The Royal Hawaiian continues to set the standard for luxury travel, offering 528 elegant guest rooms and suites across two distinct wings – the iconic Historic Wing and the glamorous Mailani Tower. Guests can savor award-winning cuisine at Azure Restaurant, enjoy a Mai Tai at the famous Mai Tai Bar, or indulge in freshly baked goods from the Royal Hawaiian Bakery. The resort also offers exclusive access to A Royal Hawaiian Luau – Aha Aina, Waikiki’s only oceanfront luau experience.

No matter what brings you to paradise, The Royal Hawaiian is sure to exceed your expectations and provide you with an unforgettable 5-star luxury experience.

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Moana Surfrider - 4 Star Hotel

Step into paradise at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach. The historic Honolulu hotel first opened its doors in 1901 and offers a perfect blend of Victorian elegance and contemporary comfort. With an unbeatable beachfront location, we’re just steps from the pristine shores of legendary Waikiki Beach and within walking distance of Honolulu’s best shopping, dining and entertainment attractions. For your convenience, they offer three distinct room layouts, each with thoughtfully appointed amenities. In addition, our Honolulu hotel features a towering banyan tree, a sparkling outdoor pool, a state-of-the-art fitness center, the only beachfront spa in Waikiki and six on-site bars and restaurants. Plan your dream Hawaiian vacation here!

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Queen Kapi'olani Hotel

Welcome to the Queen Kapiolani Hotel, the perfect place to stay when visiting beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii at a great price. Named after the beloved wife of Hawaii’s last reigning King, the hotel is conveniently located one block to Waikiki beach and near the Honolulu Zoo, Kapiolani Park, Waikiki Shell and Waikiki Aquarium. Most of the upgraded rooms feature stunning views of Diamond Head and/or the ocean, and all guests enjoy FREE WiFi Internet access throughout the hotel and mini-refrigerators in their rooms. Additional hotel amenities include meeting and banquet facilities, a pool with sun deck and a restaurant with panoramic views of Diamond Head and the Pacific Ocean. Whether you’re here for business or pleasure, I know you’ll enjoy your stay at the Queen Kapiolani Hotel.

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1. Surf Lanai

2. Aloha Kitchen


1. Duke’s Waikiki

2. House Without A Key

3. Paia Fish Market Waikiki

4. Basalt


1. Roy’s Waikiki

2. Hy’s Steak House

3. Azure


1. Lewers Lounge

2. The Beach Bar

3. Mai Tai Bar

4. Tiki’s

5. Deck’s at Queen Kapiolani


1. Luau at Polynesian Center

2. ATV Tour at Kualoa Ranch

3. Tour of Pearl Harbor

4. Beach Day at Waikiki

5. Food Trucks at North Shore / Haleiwa

6. Drinks at Turtle Bay Resort aka Forgetting Sarah Marshall Hotel

7. Manoa Falls


1. Diamond Head Crater Trail (Easy)

2. Lanai Pillbox Hike (Medium Level)

Read all about Lanai Pillbox Hike from my blog here:

3. Koko Crater (Hard)

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