Plan Your Trip

There are many places to explore on the island of Oahu and in the Waikiki neighborhood of Honolulu! The island is full of great beaches for swimming and surfing as well as many other activities. Check out the Aloha Book for special offers on island attractions!

Oahu Activities

There are a host of activities all over Oahu to enjoy. Some favorites include:

  • Visit the USS Arizona National Park in Pearl Harbor
  • Visit Kailua Beach and rent kayaks or paddleboards and enjoy the beach
  • A drive to the North Shore to sample shrimp trucks, look for turtles and watch the big surf (in the winter)
  • Watch the torch lighting cermony and hula show at Kuhio Beach Park in Waikiki
  • Take a quick hike to go whale watching from Maakapu Lighthouse point in the winter
  • Climb the iconic landmark Diamond Head and enjoy an expansive view of Waikiki and beyond

Oahu Attractions

  • Sealife Park
  • Honolulu Zoo located within walking distance of Waikiki
  • Pacific Aviation Museum at Pearl Harbor
  • Waikiki Aquarium
  • Wet ‘n’ Wild Hawaii located in West Oahu
  • Bishop Museum
  • Ioloani Palace

Oahu Dining

There are a variety of dining options in the Waikiki area or beyond for any type of budget. Check the Aloha Book for special deals for many of these restaurants.

  • Duke’s Waikiki
  • Tiki’s Grill and Bar
  • d.k. Steak House
  • Hard Rock Cafe
  • Hula Grill
  • Hukilau
  • Jinroku Pacific
  • Mangiamo!
  • Seafood Village
  • Sansei Seafood, Steak and Sushi Bar

Oahu Events

  • Honolulu Marathon
  • Spam Jam
  • North Shore Surf Series

Oahu Transportation

Honolulu (HNL) is Oahu’s main airport. Aston Waikiki Beachside Hotel is located about 10 miles south-east of the Honolulu Airport. There is service to all of the other Hawaiian islands from Honolulu. Rent a car at Honolulu airport and enjoy exploring the island! Aston Waikiki Beachside Hotel offers valet parking with in and out privileges