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Ranked #31 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Hiking Trails
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Makapu'u Beach (Waimanalo)
Ranked #32 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Beaches; Parks
Stretching more than 1,000 yards of sandy shoreline, this spot is considered the premier bodysurfing beach in Hawaii.
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Lyon Arboretum (Honolulu)
Ranked #33 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Gardens; Educational Sites
Part of the University of Hawaii, the Lyon Arboretum offers 194 acres and a research facility.
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Ranked #34 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Parks; Beaches
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Laniakea Beach (Haleiwa)
Ranked #35 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #36 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Beaches; Parks
This location is great for children to swim.
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Ranked #37 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Museums; History Museums; Military Museums
Owner description: Chartered in 1976 as a not-for-profit corporation, the Hawaii Army Museum Society, also known by its acronym, HAMS, was... more » Owner description: Chartered in 1976 as a not-for-profit corporation, the Hawaii Army Museum Society, also known by its acronym, HAMS, was organized by several former military veterans and patriotic members of the Honolulu community. Its sole mission is to support the development of the U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii. Today, it continues that tradition by funding exhibit expansion and creation, and other improvements at the U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii which is housed in historic Battery Randolph on the grounds of Ft. DeRussy in Waikiki. Constructed from 1909 to 1911, this Coastal Artillery Battery protected Oahu with its two 14-inch disappearing guns. The battery was built so well that it was unable to be torn down in the early 1970's to make way for the military's Hale Koa Hotel. The battery was turned into a museum in 1976 and begins with story of early Hawaiian warfare and covers every major military event in the Pacific theater of operations through Vietnam. The Gallery of Heroes honors Hawaii's soldiers who have received our nation's highest awards: the Medal of Honor and the Distinguished Service Cross. The Museum is under the direction of the U.S. Army Center of Military History and receives well over 100,000 visitors a year. The Museum is free to all. Both the Museum and the Hawaii Army Society's Museum Store are open from 9am - 5 pm Tuesday through Saturday. Audio tours are available for rent from the Society for a small fee in both English and Japanese. « less
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Ranked #38 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #39 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Performances
Owner description: A Friday night pau hana (after work) highlight in Waikiki is the Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa’s aerial display... more » Owner description: A Friday night pau hana (after work) highlight in Waikiki is the Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa’s aerial display that’s visible all along the beach from Ala Moana to Diamond Head and beyond. « less
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Ranked #40 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Performances
Owner description: Dolphin Quest Oahu, located at the world-famous Kahala Hotel & Resort just minutes from Waikiki, brings people and dolphins... more » Owner description: Dolphin Quest Oahu, located at the world-famous Kahala Hotel & Resort just minutes from Waikiki, brings people and dolphins closer than ever in fun, interactive dolphin encounter programs for all ages. Dolphin Quest Oahu's intimate and lush setting is the perfect place for a dolphin experience for everyone from kids to honeymooners. Reservations can be made up to one year in advance. A portion of the proceeds from all Dolphin Quest encounter programs supports marine education, conservation and research. « less
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Ranked #41 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Parks; Hiking Trails
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Ranked #42 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Scenic Drives; Geologic Formations; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
A beautiful, scenic spot overlooking Makapuu Peninsula.
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Ranked #43 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Geologic Formations
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Mokuleia Beach (Waialua)
Ranked #44 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Beaches
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Manoa Fall (Honolulu)
Ranked #45 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Waterfalls; Hiking Trails
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Ranked #46 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Beaches

Shark's Cove is known for great snorkeling. Compared to Hanauma Bay, it has smaller crowds of people and no admission fee. Shark's Cove has the most beautiful array of fish. The... more »

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Ranked #47 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Beaches
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Waimea Valley (Haleiwa)
Ranked #48 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Parks; Waterfalls; Valleys; Gardens
A waterfall park offering native Hawaiian history and culture.
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Ranked #49 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Performances
Owner description: Total Hawaiian experience in the heart of Waikiki! Revamped in April 2014, the new "Rock-A-Hula(R)" show is Waikiki's largest... more » Owner description: Total Hawaiian experience in the heart of Waikiki! Revamped in April 2014, the new "Rock-A-Hula(R)" show is Waikiki's largest cast, concert quality show featuring powerful Hawaiian and Polynesian music, hula and fire-knife dancing, alongside the greatest rock n' roll performances of superstars past and present at the 750-seat multimillion-dollar Royal Hawaiian Theater(R). "Elvis" and an all-star cast of tribute artists, dazzling dancers, live band and multimedia complete this "must see" musical extravaganza for all ages. The show opens 6 days a week year-round (dark Mondays). Cocktail, dinner and luau packages available. « less
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Kaimana Beach (Honolulu)
Ranked #50 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Beaches
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Magic Island (Honolulu)
Ranked #51 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Parks; Islands
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Shaka Kayaks (Kahuku)
Ranked #52 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #53 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Beaches; Reefs
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X-Treme Parasail (Honolulu)
Ranked #54 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Kapiolani Park (Honolulu)
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Ranked #55 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Parks; Beaches
Owner description: Many of Hawaii’s alii (royalty) lived in Waikiki and King Kalakaua selected a 300-acre track of land at the base of Diamond... more » Owner description: Many of Hawaii’s alii (royalty) lived in Waikiki and King Kalakaua selected a 300-acre track of land at the base of Diamond Head for a public park in 1867. Today, it is a gathering place that thrives with walkers, runners, tennis enthusiasts and picnickers. Grab lunch on Kalakaua Avenue and enjoy it in one of the shaded picnic areas scattered around this colorful park. « less
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Ranked #56 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Gardens
A 200 acre botanical garden.
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Ranked #57 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Parks
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Hale Koa Luau (Honolulu)
Ranked #58 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Dinner Theaters
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Ranked #59 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Valleys
Owner description: The Nuuanu Pali State Wayside is a lookout above the Pali Highway tunnels where you’re treated to a panoramic view of Oahu's... more » Owner description: The Nuuanu Pali State Wayside is a lookout above the Pali Highway tunnels where you’re treated to a panoramic view of Oahu's Windward side with sweeping views of Kaneohe, Kaneohe Bay and Kailua. It’s also well known for strong tradewinds, forming a natural wind tunnel of sorts. It was here in 1795 that Kamehameha The Great conquered the island of Oahu in one of the bloodiest battles in Hawaiian history. Led by Kalanikupule, the defenders of Oahu were driven back up into the valley where they were trapped above the cliff. More than 400 of Kalanikupule's soldiers were driven off the edge of the cliff to their deaths 1,000 feet below. « less
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Ranked #60 of 322 attractions in Oahu
Owner description: One of the top Hawaii attractions includes the Polynesian Cultural Center, which features a 42-acre facility on the North... more » Owner description: One of the top Hawaii attractions includes the Polynesian Cultural Center, which features a 42-acre facility on the North Shore of Oahu. Founded in 1963, the nonprofit Center was created so that the students of nearby Brigham Young University Hawaii could work their way through college by sharing their island heritage with visitors. The students come from an area that covers approximately 12 million square miles of the Pacific Ocean. « less
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