9 of the Coolest Attractions on Oahu, Hawaii

By Manish Choudhary

1. Waikiki Beach 

Famous for its golden sands and clear waters, Waikiki Beach is perfect for swimming, surfing, or just relaxing in the sun. 

2. Pearl Harbor 

Learn about the events of December 7, 1941, and pay your respects at Pearl Harbor, where you can visit the USS Arizona Memorial and other historic sites. 

3. Hanauma Bay 

Dive into the colorful world beneath the waves at Hanauma Bay, a protected marine sanctuary known for its coral reefs and marine life. 

4. Diamond Head State Monument 

Take a hike to the top of Diamond Head crater for stunning views of Honolulu and the coastline. 

5. Polynesian Cultural Center 

Immerse yourself in the cultures of the Pacific Islands with traditional performances and hands-on activities. 

6. Dole Plantation 

Explore pineapple fields and enjoy family-friendly attractions like a garden maze and train tour at the Dole Plantation. 

7. North Shore Beaches 

Experience the laid-back vibe of Oahu's North Shore, home to famous surfing spots and beautiful beaches. 

8. Byodo-In Temple 

Find peace and tranquility at this Japanese temple replica surrounded by lush gardens. 

9. Lanikai Beach 

Escape the crowds and relax on the pristine sands of Lanikai Beach, known for its beauty and tranquility.