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All About Honolulu, Oahu and Waikiki

Our picks for the best accommodations, activities, sightseeing, dining, entertainment, and luaus on Oahu, Hawaii, the island where you'll find Honolulu, Pearl Harbor, the USS Arizona and Waikiki Beach. We also include our picks for the best live cams and maps of Oahu.
  1. - Places to Stay on Oahu (138)
  2. Beach Guide
  3. Hawaii Vacation Planner
  4. Ko Olina Resort & Marina (9)
  5. Oahu Activities (84)
  6. Oahu Dining & Nightlife (28)
  7. Oahu Family Activities (22)
  8. Oahu Luaus
  9. Oahu Photos
  10. Oahu Webcams
  11. Pearl Harbor / USS Arizona
  12. Shopping on Oahu (8)

Top Things to Do on Oahu
There is so much to see and do on Oahu. We've chosen our top ten things to do on the island of Oahu, Hawaii.

Visit Oahu - A Guide to Help You Plan Your Vacation Hawaii's Island of Oahu
Oahu is the third largest and most populous of the Hawaiian Islands and the island where most people visit especially for their first Hawaii vacation. For these reasons Oahu's nickname is the Gathering Place. The island of Oahu comprises the County of Honolulu. The entire island is governed by the mayor of Honolulu and technically speaking the...

Getting Around on Oahu
Do you need to rent a car on Oahu? If you decide that the answer is no, then what are the other options available to you?

Clickable Map of Oahu
If you are looking for specific information on any location on Oahu, just click on the highlighted location on this map.

Reader Reviews - Oahu Hotels, Resorts and Condominium Hotels
Submit your review of a hotel, resort or condominium hotel on Oahu and read other reviews submitted by About.com readers.

Oahu Attractions - Waikiki and Waikiki Beach
An overview of the major tourist attractions on the island of Oahu including the Aloha Tower, Honolulu Zoo, 'Iolani Palace, Pearl Harbor, the Polynesian Cultural Center and much more.

New on Oahu for the Spring of 2014
See what's new with Oahu hotels & resorts and activities for the spring and early summer of 2014.

New on Oahu for the Winter of 2013-2014
There is a lot of exciting news with Oahu hotels & resorts, activities for the winter of 2013-2014.

New on Oahu for the Fall of 2013
There is a lot of exciting news with Oahu hotels & resorts, activities for the fall of 2013.

New on Oahu for the Summer of 2013
There is a lot of exciting news with Oahu hotels & resorts, activities for the summer of 2013.

Profile of Oahu - Hawaii's Gathering Place
A profile of the island of Oahu, Hawaii which hosts more visitors annually than all of the other Hawaiian Islands combined.

Oahu's North Shore
A Driving Tour of the North Shore of Oahu, from La'ie to Ka'ena Point

Profile of Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii
A profile of the island of Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii, one of the world's most famous resort areas on the world's most famous beach.

Profile of Oahu's Eastern Shore and Windward Coast
Less well known than Oahu's southern and northern shores, Oahu's Eastern Shore and Windward Coast features some of the island's best beaches separated by rugged rocky shores, lush green valleys and best attractions.

In Search of Filming Locations for ABC's Lost
When I visited Oahu in May 2005, I went in search of Lost filming locations and without too much effort located quite a few. Join me as we take a photographic journey to the places where ABC's Emmy Award Winning Best Drama Series Lost is filmed.

In Search of More Filming Locations for ABC's Lost
Join me as we search Oahu, Hawaii for more filming locations for ABC's Emmy Award winning best drama series Lost. Ten new locations located!

Top 10 Things to Do on Oahu
There is so much to see and do on Oahu. We've chosen our top ten things to do on the island of Oahu, Hawaii.

In Search of Still More Filming Locations for ABC's Lost
Join me as we search Oahu, Hawaii for still more filming locations for ABC's Emmy Award winning best drama series Lost.

Walking Tour of Honolulu's Historic District
Join us for a walking tour of Honolulu's Historic District including stops at the 'Iolani Palace, King Kamehameha Statue, Ali'iolani Hale, Kawaiaha'o Church and the Mission Houses Museum.

Mana Hawai'i - the Spirit of Hawai'i Nei at Waikiki Beach Walk
My favorite store in the new Waikiki Beach Walk is a store called Mana Hawai'i - the Spirit of Hawai'i Nei. Mana Hawai'i is home to five previously existing local businesses that share 1,600 square feet of prime Waikiki real estate as part of Outrigger's Waikiki Beach Walk project.

Oahu Trip Report - September 2008
I'm just back from an exciting and fun filled nine days on O'ahu. I've got lots of exciting news to share with you about the places I stayed and things I did.

Hawaii Food Tours - Presented by Matthew Gray's Gourmet Adventures
When we come to Hawaii most of us are clueless about where to eat. Matthew Gray understood this problem very well. Hawaii Food Tours was born to help people find some of the great places to eat in the Honolulu area.

Sheraton Hotels in Waikiki Holiday Highlights
Fall has finally arrived and with the arrival of fall comes the celebration of holidays. Sheraton Hotels in Waikiki celebrates this festive time of the year with specialty holiday menus and festivities.

Del Monte to End Production of Pineapple in Hawaii
Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. announced last week that after 90 years in Hawaii, they will plant their last crop of pineapple on Oahu this month and will cease all operations by 2008 when that crop is harvested.

Ala Moana Center - Much More Than Just Another Shopping Mall
With the addition of more upscale stores, one of Honolulu's most popular evening drink and entertainment locales, and lots of new dining options, including two of Honolulu's best restaurants, the Ala Moana Center has become a must see destination when you visit Oahu.

Shopping on Oahu, Hawaii
A guide to places to shop on the island of Oahu, Hawaii.

Exploring the Manoa Valley on Oahu, Hawaii
Oahu's Manoa Valley, although located within minutes of Waikiki by bus or car, is often totally overlooked by visitors. While the lack of heavy visitor traffic is surely appreciated by local residents, there is much to be appreciated in this secluded corner of Hawaii which makes a visit worthwhile.

Circle Island Adventure
Join us as we spend a day driving around the island of Oahu from the Windward Coast to the North Shore and back to Honolulu through Central Oahu.

Downtown Honolulu
Travel with us as we visit Hilo Hattie and then the historic areas of Honolulu including Chinatown and the `Iolani Palace.

Hawaii Tourists Seek Culture and History
Studies show that the majority of Hawaiian tourists visit cultural and historic sites. Here are some of our favorites on Oahu.

How to spend five days on Oahu
Our suggested itinerary for a five day visit to Oahu.

International Market Place Renovation Planned
Waikiki's famed International Market Place undergo a complete $100-150 million renovation with construction to begin in mid-2005 and be completed sometime in 2007.

Mighty Mo
The historic battleship USS Missouri is now permanently berthed in Pearl Harbor. We explore this most historic ship.

On My Own on O'ahu
Join me for a busy day exploring O'ahu's southeast coast, the Honolulu Zoo and an evening hula show on Waikiki Beach.

Polynesian Cultural Center
Join us as we visit the Polynesian Cultural Center where you can see demonstrations of the culture of many of the Pacific islands whose people have made their way to Hawaii.

Tantalus and Round Top Drive
The views of Diamond Head, Waikiki, downtown Honolulu and Punchbowl Crater are unlike any other, when seen from Mount Tantalus and Round Top Drive.

Top Picks in Oahu Guidebooks
Our picks for the best guidebooks about the island of Oahu, including Honolulu and Waikiki. You can purchase any of these books directly from this page.

Waikiki Beach Walk
We explore Outrigger's sweeping redevelopment plans to transform the Lewers-Kailia area into a new gathering place in Waikiki.

War Memorials on Oahu
Our Memorial Day Feature. Visit the USS Arizona, USS Missouri, Punchbowl and more.

New on Oahu for the Spring of 2013
There is a lot of exciting news with Oahu hotels & resorts, activities for the winter of 2013.

New on Oahu for the Winter of 2013
There is a lot of exciting news with Oahu hotels & resorts, activities for the winter of 2013.

New on Oahu for the Summer and Fall of 2012
There is a lot of exciting news with Oahu hotels & resorts, activities, dining and shopping for the summer and early fall of 2012 and beyond.

New on Oahu for the Spring of 2012
There is a lot of exciting news with Oahu hotels & resorts, activities, dining and shopping for the spring of 2012 and beyond.

New on Oahu for the Late Fall and Early Winter of 2012
There is a lot of exciting news with Oahu hotels & resorts, activities, as well as festivals and events for the late fall and early winter of 2012.

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