Category Archives: Oahu

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

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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 »

Happy July 4th! Here’s what’s going on in Hawaii 2015

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Aloha and Happy Independence Day! Great food, fun and fireworks are all in store for visitors and residents of Hawaii this July 4th. Here’s the scoop for where to celebrate the day and catch the islands’ great fireworks show: Oahu –  Ala Moana Shopping Center typically hosts one of the island’s biggest shows and they draw tens of thousands of ... Read More »

July 4th fireworks & events in Honolulu and around Oahu 2015

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Oahu is a great place to celebrate July 4th. You’ll find superb fireworks viewing and traditional events with a splash of Aloha. Here’s what you’ll find for Saturday, July 4th, 2015. July 4th Fireworks and Picnic on the Pier by the Might Mo in Pearl Harbor The Battleship Missouri Memorial hosts live music and fireworks at the Picnic on the ... Read More »

Take a scenic Oahu stop at Halona Blowhole

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A drive (or tour) along Highway 72 on the east side of Oahu is not to be missed on your Oahu vacation. The dramatic coastline and crater views are impressive sights. One stop to include on your scenic, east Oahu drive is at the Halona Blowhole Lookout. From here, you can observe the waves crashing to shore and as pressure ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: June 10, 2015

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* Outrigger Resorts is hosting a Hawaii vacation sweepstakes for four people. This contest is open to residents of the United States and Canada with some restrictions. See this entry page and links to the official rules for more details. * Tommy Bahama and Maui Jim have teamed up for a Hawaii vacation giveaway for two. You must be a ... Read More »

Honolulu, Oahu Memorial Day & Weekend Events for 2015

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If you’ll be on Oahu for Memorial Day, you’ll find some great opportunities to honor the spirit of the day. Here, we’re recommending Memorial Day events as well as things to do and see over the weekend with a significance towards honoring the intent of the holiday. — Events on Memorial Day, May 25, 2015 — Honolulu Mayor’s 66th Annual ... Read More »

5 important points to consider before booking a Waikiki hotel

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As you’re planning your Waikiki vacation, we want you to be able to find the best room that fits your budget. We all know that rate shopping is a major consideration, but we wanted to list other important points to consider before you book a room. 1. Location Ideally, we’d all love to book a room with an oceanfront view, ... Read More »

Oahu hotel review: Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach

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Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach offers good value for an oceanfront hotel in the heart of Hawaii’s most iconic beach. This resort offers great amenities and complimentary cultural activities with no resort fees. Location Though there are many hotels to choose from in Waikiki Beach, only eight hotels are located on prime oceanfront property. Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach is ... Read More »

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