Oahu, HI

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Facts About Oahu, HI

Elevation: 164 meters

Time Zone: Pacific/Honolulu

Local Currency: USD

Latitude: 21.4333333

Longitude: -157.9666667

Top Trips: road trips to Oahu

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Articles About Oahu, HI

Say Aloha to Oahu’s Top Attractions

Follow our experts’ guide to the best sites and activities for planning your vacation to this popular Hawaiian island.

Best Cheap Eats in Honolulu, Hawaii

Taste the cross-cultural cuisines and cooking styles of Honolulu’s restaurants on a reasonable budget.

Oahu’s Grand Beachside Hotels

From high-end luxury to family-friendly getaways, Oahu’s hotels offer something for everyone.

Top Beach Bumming Spots on Oahu

Whether you go to the beach for fun, surf, sun or solitude, there’s a perfect one waiting for you on Oahu.

Who Said Hawaii Was Expensive?

From musical performances to historic memorials, there are plenty of things to do on Oahu without spending a dime.

Hawaiian History for the Kids

Learn about Hawaii and explore Oahu’s natural wonders on these affordable kid-friendly excursions.

Luaus: More Than Just a Bowl of Poi

A trip to Oahu isn't the same without a taste of kalua pig and some Hawaiian cultural entertainment.

Hale (Home) Away from Hale

Get the inside scoop on Oahu vacation home rentals, where you can live like a local and experience the essence of tropical living.

Six Totally Awesome Family Surf Camps

Our expert surf bum selects six sweet surfari destinations around the world—from San Diego to Bali—to check out for fitness and fun on your next family vacation.

Salute the Troops of Present and Past

Visit these famous U.S. war memorials this Veterans Day to honor American soldiers and learn about the history of this important holiday.

In the Heart of Honolulu’s Chinatown

Let your taste buds lead the way. Experience Honolulu’s eclectic Chinese-inspired culinary scene and open-air markets that define this culturally diverse neighborhood.

Ono Grinds: Where Oahu’s Top Chefs Eat

When out from behind the stove, these Kahunas of the kitchen can be found at their favorite Oahu restaurants, that range from ethnic gourmet to drive-in joints serving Hawaiian comfort food.

Fun and Funky Food Festivals

From garlic lovers to cranberry nuts to insect eaters, there's a food festival taking place somewhere in the United States this year for you.