Home to Hawaii’s capital city of Honolulu, Oahu is a bustling island set alongside pristine beaches and tropical vegetation. The city of Honolulu is a unique mix of old and new where visitors will be treated to modern businesses and trendy hipsters, as well as a dose of ancient Hawaiian culture.
The most popular spot for lodging in Oahu is in the city of Honolulu near Waikiki Beach. Here visitors will find no shortage of classy resorts, rental units and hostels. Visitors also enjoy staying in Oahu’s northernmost point of Kawela Bay for a slice of paradise outside the city center.
The melting pot of ethnicities and cultures in Oahu make for wonderfully unique cuisine. Natives love Romy’s Kahuku Prawns and Shrimp for garlicky seafood goodness paired with soft rice and a tasty shoyu sauce. Travelers looking to dine at a well-known spot will want to check out the Rainbow Drive-In, an iconic Oahu restaurant popular for its plate lunches and scrumptious macaroni salad. And for dessert? Travelers must try some of Uncle Clay’s unbeatable shave ice to help beat the heat at Uncle Clay’s House of Pure Aloha.