Commemorating the service men who laid down their lives during the bombing of Pearl Harbor, this memorial is a sobering experience for visitors. Prefaced by onshore exhibits and a video remembrance of the attack, tours also include a ride to the sunken battleship in the harbor, where 1177 men still lie entombed in the ship's remains. In the visitor's center, a gift shop and food services are available. Visitors are advised to arrive early in order to be assured tickets.
Honolulu International Airport (HNL) is one of the world's largest, busiest and most beautiful airports. Owned and operated by the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation, it covers 4,520 acres of fast and submerged land, and is larger than the major resort destination of Waikiki, which is located 10 miles to the south.
Honolulu is a unique and vibrant blend of museums, art, galleries, eclectic dining options, the financial district, Aloha Tower and Chinatown. Historic landmarks abound within walking distance, Cuban cafes and Eurasian hotspots tantalize the taste buds, while the rich arts and culture scene enliven the mind.
Waikiki is Home to Waikiki Beach and the iconic slopes of Diamond Head Crater. There is a 500-acre Kapiolani Park, The Waikiki Aquarium, Honolulu Zoo and the International Marketplace (a shopper's bonanza located in the heart of Waikiki). Waikiki is also home to some of Hawaii's finest restaurants and hottest nightspots.
The unique profile of Diamond Head sits prominently near the eastern edge of Waikiki's coastline. Hawaii's most reconized landmark is known for its historic hiking trail, stunning coastal views, and military history. Diamond Head State Monument encompasses over 475 acres, including the interior and outer slopes of the crater.
Waialae Country Club
Waialae Country Club is located on the east side of Honolulu, Hawaii, northeast of Diamond Head State Monument and Alongside Maunalua Bay. A private club, Waialae Country Club includes 18 holes of golf, a course that annually hosts a PGA Tour event.
Oahu's best spot for snorkeling in a shallow, volcanic crater. A plethora of colorful reef fish can be seen from the shore. Snorkeling equipment and fish food available on-site. 20 minutes from the hotel. Closed on Tuesdays.
Polynesian Cultural Center
Hawaii's favorite visitor attraction. Featuring 8 Pacific Island villages and exhibits on 42 acres. Hawaii's most authentic luau, and our new show"Ha Breath of Life". Hawaii's only canoe pageant. An acclaimed IMAX film.
55-370 Kamehameha Highway
Laie, HI 96762
Get lost in the 2008 world's largest maze (as featured in the Guinness Book of World Records). Take a ride on the Pineapple Express train and stroll through the Plantation Garden Tour and learn about the history of pineapple and agriculture in Hawaii.
64-1550 Kamehameha Hwy
Wahiawa, HI 96786
Kualoa is 4,000 acres of stunning tropical beauty and a favorite location for many Hollywood filmmakers. Once the home of Hawaiian Royalty, guests enjoy Kualoa by horseback, all terrrain vehicles, jeeps, bus and boat tours offered on a daily basis.
49-560 Kamehameha Hwy
Kaneohe, HI 96744
Your first stop along the North Shore will be charming Haleiwa, about a one-hour drive from Waikiki. More than the laid back surf town it seems, Haleiwa is filled with local style and country ambiance as well as cool surf shops and boutiques, understated restaurants and charming art galleries.
Located on the legendary North Shore, Waimea Bay was an influential surf spot during the dawn of big wave surfing in the 1950’s. Adventurous surfers began to challenge the powerful winter waves of Waimea (as well as Makaha Beach on the west side) giving birth to the big wave-riding phenomenon.
Located on Oahu's world famous North Shore, this small rocky bay forms part of Pupukea Beach Park and boasts blue water and an impressive amount of sea life. The bottom is made up of large smooth boulders and coral heads forming small caves and ledges for marine life to hide. The walls of the surrounding cliffs provide calmer water attracting schooling surface fish.
Ranked as the world’s No. 1 beach by Conde Nast in 1996, Lanikai, nestled in a residential neighborhood of Kailua, features white sparkling sand, calm waters and, for those wanting to be more active, two mini islands called the Mokuluas (Moks) that can be reached via kayak.
The Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum
Honolulu’s Bishop Museum is Hawaii’s largest museum dedicated to studying and preserving the history of Hawaii and the Pacific. Originally designed to house the extensive collection of Hawaiian artifacts and royal family heirlooms of Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, a descendent of King Kamehameha I, the museum is now the premier natural and cultural history institution in the Pacific. One of Oahu’s most historic places, the museum holds millions of artifacts, documents and photos about Hawaii and other Polynesian cultures.Honolulu’s Bishop Museum is Hawaii’s largest museum dedicated to studying and preserving the history of Hawaii and the Pacific. Originally designed to house the extensive collection of Hawaiian artifacts and royal family heirlooms of Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, a descendent of King Kamehameha I, the museum is now the premier natural and cultural history institution in the Pacific. One of Oahu’s most historic places, the museum holds millions of artifacts, documents and photos about Hawaii and other Polynesian cultures.
1525 Bernice Street
Honolulu, HI 96817
Nuuanu Pali Lookout, Oahu
Just a 5-mile drive northeast of Downtown Honolulu, the Nuuanu Pali Lookout offers panoramic views of the sheer Koolau cliffs and lush Windward Coast. Driving up the Pali Highway through tall trees and dense forests to get to the lookout, you’ll see the city disappear and the tranquil beauty of Hawaii’s natural landscape emerge.
Kaena Point, Oahu
On the western tip of Oahu is Kaena Point. This dramatic lava shoreline is said to be the place where souls of ancient Hawaiians would jump off into the spirit world and meet the souls of their ancestors. With scenic views of the Waianae coast to the south, Mokuleia to the north, and the vast Pacific, it's easy to see why this point was deemed so sacred.
Waikele Premium Shopping Outlet
Waikele Premium Outlets is the only outlet shopping center in Hawaii. You'll find savings of 25% to 65% everyday on an impressive collection of designer and name-brand outlet stores featuring Adidas, A/X Armani Exchange, Banana Republic, Calvin Klein, Coach, Guess, Juicy Couture, LeSportsac, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, and many more. 15 miles west of Honolulu.
Koolina Golf Club
Koolau Golf Club's compelling layout jumps over forced carries and weaves itself in, around, and through a dense rain forest. It also sits some 2,000 feet below the Koolau's 30-mile long, majestic mountain range, stretching from southeast Oahu to the North Shore.
Royal Hawaiian Country Club
Set between looming mountain cliffs and the peak of Mt. Olomana, Royal Hawaiian Country Club (formerly Luana Hills CC) offers two distinctive nines in Windward Oahu's beautiful Maunawili Valley. Even better, Royal Hawaiian—actually its original moniker—is one of the courses closest to Waikiki and downtown Honolulu.
Wet & Wild Hawaii Water Park
Wet’n’Wild Hawaii offers more than 25 wet ‘n’ wild rides and attractions, ideal for families and thrill seekers. The Park features Waterworld, a multi-level activity pool with over seven family slides and interactive activities, Waianae Coaster, a choice of four thrilling tube slides that take guests 4 ½ stories down a cliff, Da Flowrider, a state-of-the-art stationary wave, and the newly added Tornado which takes guests through a 130 foot tunnel and drops them down into the eye of the storm from 50 feet in the air.