Category Archives: Oahu

Hawaii vacation deals & news: November 24, 2015


* Outrigger Resorts have a short-term cyber sale with Hawaii rooms starting at $79. You must book by December 7, 2015 for stays through November 22, 2016. See this link for more information. * Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu’s North Shore is offering rates from $229 for select 2016 dates. You must book between November 27 – 30, 2015 for ... Read More »

Waikiki Thanksgiving Holiday Dining & Events 2015


Waikiki is a very popular destination to celebrate Thanksgiving in Hawaii’s wonderfully warm weather. While many North American residents will be wearing winter clothes for the Thanksgiving holiday, most visitors to Waikiki will be donning swimsuits, shorts and Aloha shirts. If you are one of the lucky ones planning a trip to Waikiki over Thanksgiving, we’ve created these suggestions for ... Read More »

Where to snorkel on Oahu away from the crowds

Makaha Beach Park by Ken Muise

Today we have a guest post from Ken Muise, a resident of Oahu and snorkel enthusiast. — Most of the time when I read an article about snorkeling in Hawaii, it always comes down to two main places that people head to: Hanauma Bay and Shark’s Cove (Pupukea Beach Park). Those two places are great and they truly do have ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: September 22, 2015


* Germaine’s Luau on Oahu is offering steeply discounted tickets for the buffet and show on LivingSocial. This deal reduces the normal price of admission from $88 to $45. Learn more here. * Four Seasons Resort Oahu is now accepting reservations! This resort in Ko Olina will be the first property on Oahu managed by the luxury Four Seasons brand. ... Read More »

Oahu Weather Guide

A December day on Waikiki Beach

How’s the weather on Oahu in spring, summer, winter and fall? Temperatures are pleasantly warm all throughout the year. Let’s dive into all the Oahu weather details including temperatures, rainfall, microclimates and more. Average Oahu Temperatures The above chart indicates the average monthly temperatures for Honolulu, Hawaii. It’s a good representation for the rest of the beach resorts on the ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation news: August 4, 2015

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* Tropical Storm Guillermo is forecast to skirt north of the Hawaiian Islands, though some of the islands may experience heavy rain, strong winds and high surf. The following image from NOAA shows the predicted path of the storm. * Henry Kapono, famous Hawaii singer and songwriter, is giving away a Hawaii vacation that includes roundtrip tickets on Alaska Air, ... Read More »

Suggestions for a seven-day Oahu vacation itinerary

Oahu Itinerary

We completely understand how daunting Oahu vacation planning can be. The island has so very much to offer that the options seem endless. When planning your Oahu vacation, there are so many decisions to make – like when to go and where to stay — that by the time you’re ready to plan what you’ll do and see, you’re almost ... Read More »

Oahu’s Makapu’u Point


Oahu’s easternmost point — Makapu’u Point — also happens to be a very beautiful place and a must-see on your Oahu vacation. Makapu’u Point is very easy to access off of Kalanianaole Highway (Highway 72). It is also convenient to other scenic stops, such as the nearby Halona Blowhole. See this Google Map of Makapu’u Point. (From that map you ... Read More »

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