There are two different visitor’s centers which travelers to Oahu should consider stopping at for any information about visiting the area.  The Oahu Visitor’s Bureau ( is located in Pauahi Tower, at 1001 Bishop Street.  This visitor’s center provides tourists with standard information as well as with a free visitor’s booklet offering up-to-date information on the local scene.  The Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau ( is located at the Waikiki Business Plaza, at 2270 Kalakaua Ave.  This visitor’s center provides extensive information about Oahu as well as about other popular spots in Hawaii, including information on day trips to other areas form Oahu.  Visitors can also pick up maps and hotel information at this center.

In addition to standard visitor’s centers, tourists can get information from the streets of Oahu.  Local taxi drivers and hotel staff are familiar with the area and generally able to answer most general questions.  Additionally, there are a number of free magazines on the streets of Oahu which offer information on activities such as shopping, dining and entertainment.

For those travelers interested in getting information about Oahu before the actual trip, the internet is the best resource.  In addition to the above websites for the two visitor’s centers, tourists should visit the government pages for Hawaii ( and Honolulu (

Here is the link to Inside Honolulu : Hawaii Websites .