Category Archives: Oahu

4K Aerial Tour of Oahu’s Stunning Beauty

DISCOVERING OAHU BY AIR

On our last visit to Oahu, we decided to put together a video that would show you a side of Hawaii you may not yet have seen: from the air! We used our GoPro and DJI Mavic Drone to put together an aerial tour of Oahu in stunning 4K ultra-HD! In addition to the drone footage, we also climbed aboard ... Read More »

Visiting Historic Haleiwa, Oahu

The North Shore of Oahu is one of our favorite spots on the island. The beautiful beaches and laidback vibe are so welcoming. Haleiwa is the biggest town on the North Shore. As you make your Oahu vacation plans, it’s worth spending some time in Historic Haleiwa for shopping, dining and enjoying a shave ice. Of course, Haleiwa Beach Park is ... Read More »

Hawaii festivals and special events: January – April 2019

There are many excellent cultural events to discover in Hawaii throughout the year. For this article, we’ll be focusing on the festivals happening between now and April. Many of the festivals are free of admission, which makes them a very budget-friendly way to explore the local culture. We’re listing upcoming events chronologically by month. Our format for each event is: ... Read More »

Two excellent Hawaii travel deals to pounce on now!

Well 2019 has started with a couple of excellent Hawaii travel sales that we need to share! * Hawaiian Airlines has a fare sale on with roundtrip tickets starting from just $297! For this sale, you must book by January 8th for travel between Mondays through Thursdays from January 9 through March 13, 2019. * Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu’s North ... Read More »

Hawaii Christmas & New Year’s Eve Events 2018

We know many readers have been waiting for our popular lists of holiday activities in Hawaii for the coming season. This is the 11th year we’ve been creating the most comprehensive Christmas and New Year’s Eve you’ll find for Hawaii. We’ve been hard at work on the guides which are now ready for use! Follow the links to view the ... Read More »

Oahu’s Haleiwa – the shave ice capital of Hawaii

The charming town of Haleiwa is known for its plantation town history, surfing and shave ice. This North Shore Oahu town has more places to purchase shave ice than anywhere else we know of in Hawaii. So, if you’re looking for a place to enjoy this refreshing treat, then navigate your way to Haleiwa! With multiple options, where do you ... Read More »

Aloha Black Friday Photo & Hawaii Travel Deals

Mahalo to Darlene Czarcinski for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo. She took this photo at night while visiting Oahu. Night photos can be difficult to capture due to the lack of lighting. Though this nighttime photo is a little blurred, it almost looks like it’s a painting created with broad brushstrokes. We’re combining Aloha Friday Photos with today’s Black Friday ... Read More »

Happy Thanksgiving!

  As we celebrate Thanksgiving in America this week, it gives us the perfect opportunity to express our gratitude to the loyal readers and friends of Go Visit Hawaii! Together, we have explored the Hawaiian Islands while making the most of our time, learning the culture and saving money. If you are visiting (or dreaming about visiting) Waikiki for Thanksgiving, check ... Read More »

How to celebrate Halloween while visiting Hawaii

Anytime is a great time to visit Hawaii and Halloween is no exception. It’s fun to celebrate the holiday’s festivities on a warm, tropical evening as the palm trees gently sway. If you’re visiting the islands with kids, one the easiest ways to celebrate is to take your kids to a shopping center that’s offering a special event. Children are ... Read More »

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