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Inside Background
The main contribution to the culture of the area of Hawaii is that of the...
Last edited: December 15, 2012
The original settlers of the island of Oahu were Polynesian migrants who...
Last edited: June 14, 2006
The absolute best way to visit the most famous surf spots on the North Shore of...
Last edited: July 05, 2011
Book lovers traveling to Oahu may be interested in the following: Guidebooks...
Last edited: July 05, 2013
There are two different visitor’s centers which travelers to Oahu should...
Last edited: January 22, 2014
The temperature in Oahu stays approximately the same throughout the year...
Last edited: December 22, 2008
Calendar of Events: These are good links for Oahu calendar of events (Note: The...
Last edited: July 07, 2016
CONDOMINIUMS (CONDOS) Condos are a good alternative to hotels as they have full...
Last edited: February 16, 2015
NOTE: THERE ARE FOUR DRIVING TOURS LISTED. AT THE END OF DRIVING TOUR #2, THERE...
Last edited: June 21, 2016
Oahu is a very developed tourist destination, sometimes a little...
Last edited: June 21, 2016
Maps 
OAHU MAPS http://www.aloha-... Several good Oahu maps. Under each map, there is...
Last edited: June 21, 2016
The North Shore of Oahu is the surfing capitol of the world. It is known for...
Last edited: May 03, 2014
Diamond Head Crater.  It can be viewed from a number of vantage points, and...
Last edited: April 28, 2011
There are so many opportunities for the military in the gorgeous Hawaiian...
Last edited: April 20, 2016
Waikiki Historic Trail These are good links for anyone interested in the...
Last edited: March 30, 2016
WALKING TOURS OF CHINATOWN AND HISTORIC HONOLULU Note: On the Honolulu forum...
Last edited: September 16, 2015
Accomodation www.hawaii.com  Good site for comparing hotel locations, prices...
Last edited: June 21, 2016
Inside Transportation
Oahu is an island, so the only two ways to get to the area are via plane or via...
Last edited: December 03, 2012
There are a number of different options for travelers in terms of how to get...
Last edited: June 25, 2016
The most frequently used form of public transportation in Oahu is the bus...
Last edited: June 30, 2015
Rental Cars Many people choose to rent cars from the Honolulu International...
Last edited: September 20, 2015
Inside Things to Do
There are plenty of events in Hawai`i to meet all visitors tastes. The largest...
Last edited: March 13, 2008
If packing for Hawaii and staying within a set budget is a main issue, try to...
Last edited: June 21, 2016
There's a lot to do in Oahu, so you'll probably need more than a week to really...
Last edited: February 28, 2008
  A town catering to tourists in the way Oahu does is practically required to...
Last edited: June 05, 2015
West Oahu, an emerging area of the island, is home to the new Disney resort...
Last edited: November 21, 2013
Anyone interested in any sort of performance art should be sure to check out...
Last edited: May 19, 2015
When people are on vacation, they like to treat themselves to things which they...
Last edited: April 29, 2015
The Royal Hawaiian Catamaran is a classic catamaran with a beautiful teak...
Last edited: April 15, 2010
Farmers Markets on Oahu: https://data.hawa... Farmers Markets All Islands...
Last edited: March 05, 2014
Go to the Aloha Swap Meet to get all your souvenirs.  There is a lot of...
Last edited: December 01, 2010
Visit Oahu Historic and Cultural Sites Hawaii may be best known as a...
Last edited: May 03, 2013
You definitely can't beat the view from the summit of Diamond Head, the...
Last edited: June 12, 2012
National Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl): National Cemetery of the Pacific...
Last edited: May 23, 2011
Oahu Museums, Historic Landmarks & Cultural Sites Traveler Article page...
Last edited: October 18, 2015
If you are hitting Oahu with your kids, you may or may not need this article...
Last edited: December 02, 2015
Pearl Harbor has a significant place in U.S. history. On December 7, 1941...
Last edited: April 25, 2016
There is a absolutely great hike in Lanikai that no one should miss. The...
Last edited: February 18, 2014
You've decided to get married in Hawaii. Congratulations! Oahu is a popular...
Last edited: April 02, 2016
With so many options for accommodations, the question is asked almost daily...
Last edited: January 29, 2015
Advanced Reservations for USS Arizona Memorial can be made two ways: 1. Up to...
Last edited: June 26, 2016
Great Photo Opportunities on Oahu Waikiki: From hotel rooms/lanais, on the...
Last edited: June 29, 2012
Simply Wood Studios has very unique items made of wood.  You can get furniture...
Last edited: October 25, 2008
On your trip out to the North Shore, don't forget to stop at the Waialua Sugar...
Last edited: May 26, 2010
  Battleship Missou... ticketing is located inside the Pearl Harbor Visitor...
Last edited: December 21, 2012
To get to Hanauma Bay, take Kalanianaole Highway east from Honlulu, or simply...
Last edited: June 25, 2006
When you watch the (local) body boarders that call this beach home it is very...
Last edited: August 19, 2007
Shark's Cove is known for great snorkeling. Compared to Hanauma Bay, it has...
Last edited: June 18, 2008
Waimanalo Beach is a large, typically residential beach, so it is rarely busy...
Last edited: January 12, 2009
Inside Dining Scene
One of the places that I have eaten at is the Hungry Lion, they have good food...
Last edited: May 02, 2006
Leonard's 933 Kapahulu Ave. 737–5591 One of the best treats in Oahu is to try...
Last edited: March 31, 2013
“Cheap Eats” or “reasonable cost” places to eat are a topics that come up a...
Last edited: March 31, 2013
Oahu is a haven for foodies from morning and through the wee hours of the...
Last edited: May 19, 2015
Outdoor Dining on Oahu is a special treat with its magnificent scenic views...
Last edited: January 31, 2012
Eat like a local on Oahu  Oahu is foodie heaven!  From hidden gems and...
Last edited: April 07, 2013
While you may like to have a fine dining experience or two while in Oahu, for...
Last edited: April 19, 2007
Inside United States: For Foreign Visitors
Currency  The United States uses the United States dollar as its currency. The...
Last edited: March 27, 2016
A little preparation will help simplify the process of entering the United...
Last edited: July 17, 2016
Despite the best of intentions, accidents and illness happen when away from...
Last edited: February 28, 2016
Temperature in the United States... How Hot is HOT? How Cold is COLD?   100°F...
Last edited: December 21, 2015
General: The standard American telephone number is ten digits, such as (555...
Last edited: April 12, 2014
While tipping is not mandatory in most of the United States, it is customary in...
Last edited: June 26, 2016
In many states motels, hotels and innkeepers of any description are subject to...
Last edited: September 21, 2014
Being victimized by scandalous businesses when traveling is one of the sad...
Last edited: February 28, 2015
Depending on where you travel to in the U.S. bottle/container deposit laws...
Last edited: October 02, 2010
United States of America has a history of unified etiquette protocols that may...
Last edited: December 17, 2015
A discount shopping trip in the United States can be a real bonanza for...
Last edited: September 25, 2013
A popular holiday destination for international travellers is the United States...
Last edited: November 06, 2014
Canadian citizens flying between a Canadian and American airport require a...
Last edited: May 04, 2014
An important task prior to your international travel is to determine what visa...
Last edited: August 30, 2014
How to Save Money while travelling - Transportation A major expenditure when...
Last edited: October 20, 2014
When traveling, one of the major expenditures that must be planned is food and...
Last edited: September 19, 2014
A common discussion within travel communities is the question of independent...
Last edited: September 17, 2014
Before making international travel, it is important to determine the electrical...
Last edited: April 08, 2013
A common question seen on many of the Tripadvisor forums is something along the...
Last edited: October 26, 2014
  Some Anglophone Nations  United Kingdom On your first visit to the USA from...
Last edited: April 29, 2014
There are many Forum posts where people ask about how to use their Mobile Phone...
Last edited: June 16, 2016
When going for a holiday or even for a short trip a checklist with "not to...
Last edited: November 05, 2013
Eye Contact In the United States, most people consider it polite, and a...
Last edited: June 19, 2016
For those out there exploring the opportunity to travel around the world on a...
Last edited: September 18, 2014
Contents:  1. Understanding the "sales tax" on merchandise and food in the U.S...
Last edited: September 09, 2014
Travellers often schedule multiple cities during their holidays. When doing...
Last edited: November 11, 2014
The following links provide access to lots of travel and tourist information...
Last edited: December 10, 2014
This is a listing of SmartPhone and Tablet Apps that will be of benefit to the...
Last edited: June 02, 2014
One of the most common mistakes people make when traveling is being overly...
Last edited: November 06, 2014
Many visitors to the United States go to typical tourist areas like New York...
Last edited: September 03, 2015
In the U.S., there are certain customs about the young that may differ from...
Last edited: October 28, 2010
Everyone who arrives in the United States is processed by U.S. Customs and...
Last edited: January 11, 2014
It is always exciting to travel USA. But before you start travelling, you...
Last edited: October 20, 2015
If you are a citizen of a foreign country, and not a resident or citizen of the...
Last edited: July 07, 2016