Because of their different geological ages, each Hawaiian island has its own unique look, lit by millions of years of volcanic creation and erosion. Of the five main inhabited islands, Oahu is the oldest of the main chain of the island. It’s diamond shape, it separates into north, south, east and west sides. With its safe harbors, lagoons, vast mountain ranges, and soaring stunning beaches and surfing are one of the most desirable colonies in ancient times and today. For nearly 1000 years, the Polynesians inhabited the island and built a civilization that supported sustainable about 300 000 people at the time of its introduction to the West in 1779.
King Kamehameha conquered O’ahu in 1795 in his attempt to unite the archipelago under one sovereign. The battle between the tribes of the island raged through Waikiki beaches and marshes, culminating in a terrible battle clifftop 1000 feet of Pali Nu’uanu where O’ahu warriors their disappearance gathered. Today, the Nu’uanu Pali Lookout is known as one of the most breathtaking panoramas in all Hawai’i.
Oahu Windward Coast Air Waimanalo
Honolulu and its port have become an essential port of call for merchant ships of the early 1800s and the present. In 1850, the city became the capital of the Kingdom of Hawai’i, and possibly Honolulu paves the way for the modern era with a large palace (Iolani Palace), a highly strategic naval station (Pearl Harbor Lagoon), and an internationally recognized government and constitutional monarchy.
Today O’ahu is the most popular destination in the Hawaiian Islands, hosting 5.7 million from 9.3 million visitors to the state in 2017. Three large circles of roads crisscross the island, welcome the visitors and locals, making them easy to move islands.
Best Oahu Tours & Activities
We are here to help you navigate all there is to see and do on the beautiful island of O’ahu. De’ono (delicious) dinner luau shows on the land, sea, and air tours, we are your guide when it comes to choosing the best companies for your budget. Let us bring you and your histoire ohana (family) to cherish for years to come!
Oahu Ocean Tours
Explore the underwater world of Hawaii is a must! You will not have to go far to find the hundreds of coral reefs and colorful fish iridescent magic Honu (turtles). Snorkeling with the turtles is the most popular thing to do in the waters of Hawaii. We also have the epic surfing, kayaking, canoeing, stand up paddleboard, and much more! You will love being in the ocean here in Hawai’i.
Helicopter tours are one of the most popular ways to see the island of Oahu. Flying over Waikiki, Pearl Harbor and the North Shore gives visitors breathtaking views of the beautiful islands and towering cliffs unique volcanic craters as Diamondhead and Koko Head. Be sure to book a sightseeing flight in Oahu and you’ll be sure to come back with some memorable photos. Remember to bring a wide camera lens you … there’s a lot to take in the air!