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Favorite and Most Overrated

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Favorite and Most Overrated

Yes, I'm hijacking this from the Maui forum (apologies to the originator (Estaban) but the question got so many interesting responses I thought it would be great here on the Oahu forum:

What was your favorite thing about your vacation - and -

What was the most overrated thing you did?

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Kapaa, Hawaii
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1. Re: Favorite and Most Overrated

You go first pikake!!

Laguna Niguel...
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2. Re: Favorite and Most Overrated

Dinner cruises are terrible but not rated very high so not sure they are over rated. Our favorite are the sunset sails, and a day with the umbrella chair combo at Aloha Beach Services, front row.

Saint Cloud...
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3. Re: Favorite and Most Overrated

Favorite: Pearl Harbor National Memorial

Most overrated: Food tours

Maryland
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4. Re: Favorite and Most Overrated

Being welcomed and genuinely feeling special. The overall niceness of people in general. Getting married and honeymooning in Waikiki.😍😍😍

Most over hyped.... Foster's Botanical Garden. We simply love seeing all types of flowers. This is the only "so called" Botanical Garden that had tons of big trees and about 3 or 4 flower bushes.$50.00 dollars wasted by the time you included taxi rides plus $5.00 per person admission. 🤨

Snohomish...
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5. Re: Favorite and Most Overrated

Favorite...the Punchbowl

Overrated, not to start another battle, PCC...meh

Newcastle, Australia
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6. Re: Favorite and Most Overrated

Favourite - sitting on beach out front of Hale Koa watching turtles swim.

Overrated - combination of Ala Moana Shopping Centre and the Waikele Factory outlets (yes Australians love to shop!)

Phoenix, Arizona
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7. Re: Favorite and Most Overrated

Favorite - Circle Island drive.

Overrated - Duke’s

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Kapaa, Hawaii
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8. Re: Favorite and Most Overrated

Ok, overrated? Paradise Cove.

Favorite? Drinking Kona coffee sitting on the beach in front of the Royal Hawaiian right as the sun comes up!!

Chesterfield, Mich.
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9. Re: Favorite and Most Overrated

I'll second the circle island drive (north shore, Ted's bakery, Haleiwa, shrimp trucks, Kailua Boots and Kimo). Stop me!!

Over rated, PCC. Sorry.

Corona del Mar...
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10. Re: Favorite and Most Overrated

>>>What was your favorite thing about your vacation - and<<<

Going to Kauai instead of Maui.

>>>What was the most overrated thing you did?<<<

Went to Maui :)

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