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Points of Interest in Oahu - Where the Aloha Begins
MAUI / KAUAI / HAWAII / LANAI / MOLOKAI
| Great Hawaii facts for visitors:
Hawai'i is the only U.S. state that is surrounded by water. It is one of two states that do not share a border with
another U.S. state (Alaska being the other). It is the southernmost part of the United States
In addition to possessing the southernmost point in the United States, it is the only state that lies completely
in the tropics. One of two states outside the contiguous United States, it is the only state without territory on
the mainland of any continent. It is also the only state that continues to grow in area because of active lava
flows, most notably from Kilauea. Because it has more endangered species per square mile than anywhere
else, Hawai'i is considered the endangered species capital of the world.
Aloha Tower - Honolulu’s familiar landmark is open to visitors and offers and excellent view of the
Mascots of the Waterfront - Honolulu Harbor is one of the cleanest harbors in America today.
Many forms of marine life thrive in the harbor, including fishes, corals, shellfish, and marine vegetation.
On the sea walls of Aloha Tower Marketplace, fish food dispensors are located for you to feed the fish
to get a close look at them as they come up to the surface to say hi and eat.
Aquarium - On Kalakaua Ave. across from Kapiolani Park at Waikiki. The aquarium contains a world
famous collection of brilliantly colored tropical fish.
Beaches - Beautiful beaches, wherever you go for swimming, surfing, fishing of a picnic
Blow Hole - Near Koko Head, playful Mother Nature forces the mighty sea through a tiny hole in
a lava ledge and blows miniature geysers high into the air.
Diamond Head - This worlds renowned landmark bounds Waikiki Beach
on the south. An extinct volcano, it is said to have once been the home
of Pele, the Fire Goddess.
Hanauma Bay - A delightful sea cove in Koko Head Park, its rugged grandeur
was created by volcanic action 10,000 years ago when Pele made her last
attemp to find a home on Oahu as legend tells. A favorite spot for
swimming, picnicking and snorkeling.
Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park - 25 acres of wild, wet fun including a mega wave pool, tube
cruising river, 4 & 7 story water slide complexes. Separate pools and activities for adults and children
National Center of the Pacific - Punchbowl or Puowaina, literally translated “Hill of Sacrafice,”
is the final resting place of thousands of World War II, Korean and Vietnam veterans.
Pearl Harbor - USS Arizona Memorial above the sunken battleship, is a tribute
to American fighting men killed during the attack on December 17, 1941.
The USS Bowfin, a restored World War II submarine, is on exhibit.
The USS Missouri “Mighty Mo” known for its involvement in WWII,
the Korean War and most recently, the Gulf War, is the newly opened
museum located near Ford Island.
Pali Lookout – Oahu’s scenic masterpiece high up in Nuuanu Valley,
this lookout provides a spectacular and windy view of the windward coastline
Polynesian Cultural Center - Located on the north shore of O’ahu,t he center is made up of
native villages representative of those in Fiji, Tonga, New Zealand, Tahiti, Samoa, Marquesas
Sea Life Park - Located at Makapu’u Point. Sea Life Park features an outstanding display of
Hawaii’s exotic marine life in a beautiful Oceanside setting
Some images provided courtesy of Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau
Honolulu International Airport to Honolulu – 15 minutes
Honolulu International Airport to Ala Moana – 20 minutes
Honolulu International Airport to Waikiki – 25 minutes
Honolulu International Airport to Kahala – 30 minutes
Honolulu International Airport to Ko Olina – 30 minutes
Honolulu International Airport to Kahuku – 45 minutes
Waikiki to Honolulu – 15 minutes
Waikiki to Ala Moana – 5 minutes
Waikiki to Kahala – 10 minutes
Waikiki to Ko Olina – 45 minutes
Waikiki to Kahuku – 60 minutes
Waikiki to Pearl Harbor – 25 minutes
Waikiki to Diamond Head – 5 minutes
Waikiki to Hanauma Bay – 25 minutes
Waikiki to Pali Lookout – 30 minutes
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|Attractions and Tours
$ 61 Circle Island Tour
$ 75 Paradise Cove Luau
$ 70 Pearl Harbor Stars & Stripes
$ 88 Sunset Dinner Cruise
$105 Polynesian Dinner Cruise
$ 62 Hawaii Island Adventure
$ 91 Atlantis Submarine
$ 73 Tropical Ocean Fun Cruise