Category Archives: Oahu

Oahu Hiking Guide

If you are looking for hikes on Oahu, you will find great information at Backyard Oahu.  This site provides an overview of hikes and lets you know what to expect. It also tells you what sort of physical condition you need to be in in order to tackle the hikes.     Technorati tags: Oahu, Hawaii, Hike, Hiking Guide Read More »

Good Review on Paradise Cove Luau

Findiing a good luau in Hawaii can be a hit or miss situation.  This John Fisher review of the Paradise Cove Luau at the Ko Olina Resort indicates that this particular luau is a winner.  [N]ot only is it the best luau on Oahu, but one of the best I’ve attended anywhere in Hawaii. It especially impressed me that they ... Read More »

Warning! Thousands of Jellyfish Invading Hawaii

Vacationers to the Hawaiian island of Oahu are being warned to avoid going into the ocean today, as hundreds, if not thousands, of lethal jellyfish swarm the coast. They’re hitting the coast in abnormal quantities in recent days. Box jellyfish normally come near Oahu’s shores several days after a full moon. Visitors and residents can check the jellyfish arrival prediction ... Read More »

Hawaii’s New Pacific Aviation Museum has an excellent review of the Pacific Aviation Museum.  The first phase of the new museum is in Hanger 37 which is a former seaplane hanger that survived the attack on December 7, 1941.  The museum is open every day (except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years day) from 9 to 5.  Admission is $14 for adults and $7 for ... Read More »

Are You Wondering What to Do for Memorial Day Weekend?

So, Memorial Day Weekend starts Friday May 25th this year.  Have you made plans for the holiday?  How about spending it doing something meaningful in observance of the holiday? Oahu offers loads of great things to do for Memorial Day weekend. Check out our complete list here: Honolulu/Oahu Memorial Day Events & Activities. No matter where you spend your Memorial Day Weekend, ... Read More »

May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii

Did you know that today is the 80th annual Lei Day in Hawaii? Yep, since 1928 everyone on Oahu has been encouraged to wear their favorite leis and celebrate with hula, music and exhibits. If you find yourself in Hawaii today – lucky you! – head to Kapi’olani Park for the festivities and concert this evening. For those of us ... Read More »

Top Hawaiian Spas

Mobile Travel Guide has released their 2007 list of top spas.  There were eight Hawaiian spas on the list.  Maui, Oahu, Lanai, and the Big Island have four and three-star spas.  Maui has the most spas on the list with four in total.  No spas on Kauai were listed. Moble Guide Four-Star Hawaiian Spas • Hualalai Sports Club and Spa, Four Seasons ... Read More »

An A-Mazing Pineapple

This weekend’s edition of Parade Magazine has an article featuring America’s 21 Wonders.  The one “wonder” from Hawaii is the Pineapple Maze at Dole Plantation.  This maze is the world’s largest and is made up of over 11,000 plants including the Hawaii state flower, the hibiscus.  Navigating the pineapple takes about 45 minutes.  The maze is located on Oahu about a ... Read More »

Celebrate Spam

The fifth annual Waikiki Spam Jam will be held next Saturday, April 28th.  This street  festival celebrates the people of Hawaii’s love for Spam.   Check out their website.  Looks like good fun! Source   Technorati tags: Hawaii, Spam, Festival Read More »

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