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5 Best Places for Instagram Selfies on Oahu, Hawaii

5 Best Places for Instagram Selfies on Oahu, Hawaii

At the request of my friends and due to the popularity of Instagram and showing off your travel photos to make your friends jealous, I present to you a list of FIVE Instagram-Worthy places in Oahu, Hawaii. These locations are considered unique, have a great backdrop, and are sure to get you likes on your Instagram, Snapchat, or your annual Christmas card to your grandparents.   1. Lanikai Pillboxes in Kailua Location: Windward Side I mention this short but amazing-view…

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What’s the best transportation method in Honolulu / Oahu?

What’s the best transportation method in Honolulu / Oahu?

Honolulu, Hawaii is a big tourist attraction. It is also the biggest city in Hawaii, so transportation options are fairly decent. Here are my opinions on the different transportation methods available to you.   1. Uber Before I mention any other transportation methods, I need to express my love of Uber, the ride-share company. If you don’t know what it is, it’s a taxi-alternative that hires regular people to use their own cars to give people rides. It sounds strange, but many…

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Day 1 – Waikiki

Day 1 – Waikiki

As of August 2018, this article (content, links, suggestions) are being updated. Thank you for being patient! — Bruddah Ron Enjoy the tourist experience in Waikiki! Waikiki is a great place for you to either stay in or visit during your trip. It is geared for visitors and offers a lot to eat, drink, see, and do in the area (tip: for those on a budget, please see my article about Where Can I Find A Cheap Place to Stay…

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Day 5 – Hanauma Bay

Day 5 – Hanauma Bay

See the Fishes at Hanauma Bay in the Hawaii Kai Area About Today’s Plan Today’s plan is to head over to the Hawaii Kai area and snorkel at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Although there are many other places to snorkel, the facilities here make it the most convenient and friendliest place to snorkel on Oahu. There are also a handful of amazing outdoor activities here. Just a short drive away from Hanauma Bay is Koko Marina Center, a place where…

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Day 4 – Pearl Harbor

Day 4 – Pearl Harbor

Have a History Lesson at Pearl Harbor Museums and the Arizona Memorial About Today’s Plan Are you tired from all the swimming/hiking/walking/kayaking you’re doing in Hawaii? Today’s plan is to relax a little. The majority of today will be spent at the Pearl Harbor National Park. The Arizona Memorial is the main attraction, but you can stay to walk inside the USS Missouri Battleship, to learn about fighter planes at the Pacific Aviation Museum, or to see a submarine at…

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Day 3 – North Shore

Day 3 – North Shore

Explore the North Shore, the “country” part of the island Updated 1/12/2019: added more activities About Today’s Plan Oahu is the most developed of all the islands in Hawaii, but there’s still plenty of nature to be seen on this island. in the North Shore. The drive out there and back takes a long time (~2.5 hours total), so I recommend trying to do as much as possible in one day. Many of the paid activities mentioned here also offer…

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Day 2 – Kailua

Day 2 – Kailua

Go Kayaking and enjoy the quiet and lovely town of Kailua and Lanikai. About Today’s Plan People come to Hawaii to experience the beautiful outdoors and there is no area better for this than Kailua. Kailua Beach and neighboring beach, Lanikai, both have white sand and blue water. Kailua is a small, quiet town with a decent selection of food to choose from. Kayaking is an activity that everyone can enjoy. It’s easy to learn and even if you aren’t…

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