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Top 50 Things to Do in Oahu With Kids

by Family Globetrotters

From Adventure Sports to Spam on Sushi, There So Many Things to Do in Oahu With Kids. This American State Possesses A Wonderful Cross Section of Attractions and Native Hawaiian Cultures That All Families Will Love.

Oahu is the third-largest island of the Hawaiian Islands. For most families travelling to Hawaii for the first time, Oahu is usually the first pit stop as Honolulu airport is located on this island. Oahu is home to about two-thirds of the population of Hawaii and has a wonderful fusion of Western and Eastern cultures. There are so many things to do in Oahu with kids and thus making a perfect destination for family vacations.

The best beaches in Oahu are all easily accessible and will suit kids as young as babies seeing sand for the first time to the more adventurous teenagers looking for a bit of water action. There are plenty of places to stay in Oahu and families can opt for fun Disney themed resorts right through to AirBnb homes in the quieter parts of the island. Here is a comprehensive list of things to do in Oahu for kids of all ages.

#01 – #11 – THINGS TO DO IN DOWNTOWN HONOLULU-WAIKIKI AREA

#1 – Street art in Kakaako
The street art in Kakaako is revamped every single year due to the POW WOW festival in February. According to Pow Wow Hawaii, Pow Wow is a Native American term that describes a gathering that celebrates culture, music and art. Take some selfies with the work of these international artists and some of the best street art in the world.

#2 – Children’s Discovery Center
Learn about the world’s rainforests, different world cultures, and the special Hawaiian-Island life at the Children’s Discovery Center.

#3 – Free Ukulele Lesson
Got a musician on your hands? Visit “The Ukulele Store” in Waikiki for a free beginner ukulele lesson. during the lesson, willing participants are taught to play “Happy Birthday” on the ukulele. It is located on Lewers Street and is open from 10.00am to 10.00pm every day.

#4 – Honolulu Zoo
Wander around the Honolulu Zoo – the penguins tend to be a crowd favorite. Honolulu Zoo also invites families join them Friday and Saturday evenings from 5:30-7:30pm for a twilight tour! Just as everyone else leaves the Zoo, you will be guided by educators on a two-hour walking tour to learn about and visit with some of the Zoo’s most intriguing animals. Watch some of our animals prepare to sleep, while others are just waking up.

#5 – The Bishop Museum
Delve into the history of Polynesian culture at the Bishop Museum. It is open form 09.00am to 05.00pm everyday and according to the Bishop Museum, the Museum was established to house the extensive collection of Hawaiian objects and royal family heirlooms of the Princess, and has expanded to include millions of objects, documents and photographs about Hawai‘i and other Pacific island cultures.

#6 – Catamaran Ride in The Open Ocean
Get soaked on a catamaran ride in Waikiki. There are several sailing companies that can take you out in the water and you can also do a spot of snorkeling whilst you’re out or even opt for a sunset, fireworks or marine life sail. We set sail on the Makani Catamaran, which is known as the most child friendly. Luckily for us that day we manage to spot some large green turtles frolicking in the water.

#7 – Free Fireworks at The Hilton Hotel
Watch the spectacular fireworks at the Hilton Hawaiian Village on Friday. Get there around 07.45pm as it happens between 07.45pmand 08.00am. We watched it from our accommodation at the Ilikai and it was quite a show. Sounds like a spectacular way to start the weekend!

#8 – Atlantis Submarine – Under The Sea Adventure
Feeling like an under-the-sea adventure? Hop on board the Atlantis Submarine. These submarines environmentally safe and it dives 100 feet underwater. Be prepared to see some of the most beautiful marine life such as green turtles, sharks, stingrays, yellow tangs and eels.

#9 – No Better Place to Learn to Surf!
Learn to surf in Waikiki. It is the perfect place for beginners due to the smaller waves and sandy ocean floor. When you get to Waikiki Beach, there is no shortage of kiosks you can approach to hop on a surf lesson.

#10 – Shopping at Ala Moana Center
Shop at the largest open-air shopping mall in the entire world, Ala Moana Center.

#11 – Let’s Go Wakeboarding!
Test your wakeboarding skills at Koko Marina.

Things to Do in Oahu With Kids Catamaran

A Great Afternoon on the Makani Catamaran.

#12 – #21 – THINGS TO DO IN THE NORTH SHORE OF OAHU

#12 – Visit The Dole Plantation
Stop by the Dole Plantation which is Hawaii’s “Pineapple Experience”. Lick your way through an entire Dole Whip, which is the super famous and delicious soft serve pineapple-flavored ice cream, ride the Pineapple Express train, and conquer the world’s largest maze. And if you haven’t had enough of pineapple by the end of it all, you can buy some fresh ones to take home with you. They are truly the sweetest pineapples I have ever tasted.

#13 – Paddle Boarding in Haleiwa Harbor
Stand Up Paddle Board in Haleiwa Harbor. The current here is a little weaker than many places on the island, so it’s a great place for less experienced paddle boarders.

#14 – Laie Point
Dying to find somewhere that’s off the beaten path? Visit Laie Point for some stunning views and crashing waves.

#15 – Smoothie Tour in Kahuku Farms
Go on a fascinating farm tour at Kahuku Farms. Perhaps the best tour for the kids is the 30-minute Smoothie Tour which incorporates a wagon ride of the family farm, so you can see where all the fresh Papaya and Apple Bananas for their smoothies are harvested. The tour includes a yummy fresh fruit Papaya Power smoothie.

#16 – Easy Hike to Waimea Falls
Looking for a stroll (rather than a hike) that’ll lead you and your little ones to a waterfall? Waimea Falls is the waterfall for you and it is the only waterfall in Oahu you are permitted to swim in.

#17 – Cliff Diving
If you’re looking for a bit of a thrill, cliff diving at Waimea Bay should do the trick!

#18 – Spot The Turtles in Laniakea Beach
Check out the turtles just chilling on the sand at Laniakea Beach.

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#19 – Polynesian Cultural Center
Learn about half a dozen different Polynesian island cultures at the Polynesian Cultural Center. During your visit to the cultural centre, you will experience thousands of years of culture from 6 different island nations.

#20 – Shark’s Cove
Looking for a shallow area for the little kiddos to check out some fish? Stop by Shark’s Cove (trust me, the name is deceivingly scary).

#21 – Ziplining at Keana Farms
Take a three-hour zipline tour at Keana Farms. Keana Farms created Oahu’s very first zipline course and now offers 8 ziplines, 3 suspension bridges and 2 rappels that are adrenaline-pumping. After that, 2 minutes form Keana Farms you can grab lunch at the famous Giovanni’s food truck for seriously finger likin’ good shrimp.

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#22 – #27 – THINGS TO DO IN THE SOUTH SHORE OF OAHU

#22 – Pearl Harbor
Take the time to remember those who were the victims of the Pearl Harbor bombing at the Pearl Harbor Memorial. There is a wonderful 23-minute documentary with real life footage that explains what happened on this dreaded day so even if you don’t know anything about Pearl Harbor, this sets a good starting point for you.

Pearl Harbor is a huge visitor centre and as it is an active navy base, there are many things you need to know before going. We have done all the research for you and here is everything you need to know before visiting Pearl Harbor.

#23 – Aloha Stadium Swap Meet
Knock out two birds with one stone by visiting the Aloha Stadium Swap Meet. Check out the site of the annual football competition, the Pro Bowl, while also collecting all sorts of fun souvenirs.

#24 – Pacific Aviation Museum
Have a future pilot on your hands? Check out the Pacific Aviation Museum.

#25 – Train Ride at The Hawaiian Railway’s Society
Hop on board the Hawaiian Railway’s Society daily scenic train ride. You can take food and drinks on board so you’re welcome to have a picnic before or after the train ride.

#26 – Shopping at Waikele Premium Outlets
Do a little shopping and take a free trolley ride around Waikele Premium Outlets. The variety is quite extensive and you’ll find great shop family. We managed to pick up some serious bargains!

#27 – Hiking at Waimano Falls
Hike down to Waimano Falls and swing on a rope into a waterfall pool.

Things to Do in Oahu With Kids Pearl Harbor

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#28 – #30 – THINGS TO DO IN THE WEST SIDE OF OAHU

#28 – Sunset at Ko Olina
Trying to find the best place to watch the sunset? Visit Ko Olina amidst the mountains and long stretches of coastline.

#29 – Must Try Shave Ice!
Get the sweet, icy treat of the islands: shave ice! While you can get this from multiple places around the island, my personal favorite is Island Shave Ice & Creamery. *Bonus tip: ONLY go to places that say “shave ice” not “shaved ice” for an authentic treat.

#30 – Visit Disney’s Aulani Hotel
Got some major Disney fans in your group? Visit Disney’s Aulani Hotel in Ko Olina, where you can sneak into the pool, buy some Disney souvenirs, and meet some of your favorite characters.

Things to Do in Oahu With Kids Shave Ice

Nothing Better Than Shave Ice On A Hot Hawaiian Day!

#31 – #42 – THINGS TO DO IN THE EAST SIDE OF OAHU

#31 – Snorkelling at Hanauma Bay
Snorkel with all of the colorful fish at Hanauma Bay.

#32 – Hike to Makapuu Lighthouse
Hike up to the Makapuu lighthouse. It requires only minimal effort, and, in return, you can get some great views.

#33 – Hike to Likeke Falls
Looking for a short, off-the-beaten-path hike to take you to a waterfall with a small pool for kids to splash around in? Hike to Likeke Falls!

#34 – Kayak Out to Chinaman’s Hat
Pick up some oars and a kayak and paddle out to the small island known as Chinaman’s Hat.

#35 – See a Wolphin
See a wholphin, a mix of a whale and a dolphin, at Sea Life Park.

#36 –  Visit Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens
Pose for some pictures at the Instagram-famous, Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens.

#37 – Visit Lanikai Beach
Visit one of the most-Instagrammed beaches in Hawaii: Lanikai Beach. Enjoy a calm swim, some castle-building in the sand, or a photo shoot. Parking can be a bit tricky as you’ll have to fight for a spot in the residential area and the entrance is also a little obscure. Look out for the signs that take you down a narrow walkway to the beach.

#38 – Visit Kailua Beach
Stop by Lanikai Beach’s sister beach, Kailua Beach, for some more fun in the sun! There is a dedicated parking lot at Kailua Beach so if you something easier, opt for Kailua Beach instead of Lanikai Beach.

#39 – Hike to Manoa Falls
Take a well-trodden hiking trail to the stunning Manoa Falls. Suitable for kids and takes about 30-45 minutes each way pending on their agility. No swimming however is permitted here.

#40 – Take a Tour at Kualoa Ranch
Visit Kualoa Ranch and take one of the many stunning tours. They have an ATV tour, a horseback riding tour, a movie tour, and a Jurassic tour. Just take your pick!

#41 – Visit the Byodo-In Temple
Visit the Byodo-In Temple in Kaneohe, a miniature replica of a Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan and ring the giant bell.

#42 – Hike Up to Koko Head
Try to tackle the 1,000-step hike known as Koko Head.

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#43 – #50 – THINGS TO DO ANYWHERE IN OAHU

#43 – Hawaii Regal Theatre
Watch a movie at a Hawaii Regal Theatre for the sole purpose of watching the special island intro.

#44 – Eat a Malasada
Devour a malasada, which is a type of Portuguese donut, from either Leonard’s Bakery or Pipeline Bakeshop & Creamery. Give the local favourite Li Hing flavour a try which is sweet and sour.

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#45 – Get Some POG
Slurp down some POG – passion orange guava juice. Get it at basically any grocery store.

#46 – Eat a Spam Musubi
Pick up a spam musubi. Locals usually get it from 7/11, but the ABC Store has some as well if you’re close by.

#47 – Free cookies at Honolulu Cookie Company
Visit the Honolulu Cookie Company and try all of their delicious free samples. If you’re looking for a souvenir, you could get a box of these amazing cookies.

#48 – Try The Best Milk Tea
Hop on this boba trend at Infinitea which is one of the best boba milk teas you can get on the island.

#49 – Watch a Luau
Watch hula and fire dancers while scooping up some kalua pig at a luau. Paradise Cove and the Polynesian Cultural Center have two of the most popular luaus on the island.

#50 – Go Hawaii Tours
If you’re short on time but want a comprehensive snapshot of the island, Hawaii tours are your best bet. At Family Globetrotters we highly recommend the circle island tour with Go Hawaii Tours. We were picked up on time, visited some of Oahu’s hidden gems and even went snorkeling with the green turtles! The tour guide was native Hawaiian, super friendly and a world of information.

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Awesome Hidden Gems Circle Island Tour of Oahu!

Gosh we love Oahu! There is such a wide variety of culinary, cultural and outdoor attractions and activities to do. It is one of those destinations where you can visit over and over again as your children grow up and their travel interests grows as there are simply so many things to do in Oahu for kids of all ages. It is also a great destination if you wish to just be lazy and looking to relax and rejuvenate. For those on a bit of a budget, there are heaps of things to do in Oahu for free and still be able to have a wonderful family vacation.

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BONUS TIP #2 – WHERE TO STAY IN OAHU

Oceanfront Resort: Outrigger Waikiki Beach
Located directly on Waikiki Beach, this is one of Oahu’s favourite resort. It also features ocean front restaurants and pool which puts you and your family right in the midst of all the Waikiki action. Free child-friendly Hawaiian cultural activities are offered daily and may include fresh flower lei-making or ukulele lessons. Should you be renting a car the hotel offers valet parking whilst they can also arrange for your airport transfers. The Outrigger Waikiki Beach has so much to offer, you may not even need to leave but with so many things to do in Oahu with kids, we certainly hope you’ll explore the island!
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Resort in the North Shore: Turtle Bay Resort
If you’re thinking of staying away from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki, you might like to consider staying in the North Shore. The Turtle Bay Resort is a world class golf resort suitable for families and is only a 5-minute walk from the beach. All their rooms offer ocean views and they have rooms with 2 queen beds so perfect for families of four. Guests are also privy to the resort’s private beach area which is perfect for those wanting a quieter space for the kids. They have a wellness center, access to a plethora of activities for kids including horse riding, wind surfing and fishing as well as ample parking for those renting a car. If you have enough time you might even want to split your holiday between the north and the south.
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Apartment – Ilikai Condo Rental
Family Globetrotters recently stayed at the Ilikai and loved it! We stayed on the 19th floor and had beautiful views of the marina with the lagoon and Waikiki beach to the left. Waikiki Beach is only a couple of minutes’ walk from the apartment and literally half the price of the central beach front hotels on Waikiki. It is also close to the lagoon for those who have babies. Located next to the Hilton, we could see the Friday night fireworks whilst it is also of close proximity to the Ala Moana Shopping Centre. We always prefer to stay in apartments with a fully equipped kitchen and a lounge space for the family. The balcony is a good size from which we had breakfast every day.
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Mid-Priced Hotel – Pagoda Hotel
Finding cheap accommodation in Honolulu is not an easy task. The Pagoda Hotel in downtown Honolulu is a 2-star property and does not have beach front. It is however comfortable and accessible Oahu’s premiere shopping and local dining district. The hotel offers rooms with 2 double beds so a good option for families without having to pay for a second room. They also have a renovated pool & sun deck for lounging.
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Top 50 Things to Do in Oahu With Kids


Top 50 Things to Do in Oahu For Kids is written by Sarah. Edited by Family Globetrotters.
Aloha! My name is Sarah, and I was born, raised, and currently live on the beautiful island of Oahu, Hawaii. While I absolutely love to travel around the world, I also love sharing some of the local sites and adventures of the island. I hope to try to encourage visitors to the islands to actually take part in some aspects of the beautiful local culture, rather than living in the artificial tourist bubble that can sometimes seem so tempting. Follow more of my Hawaiian Island adventures on my blog, “Borders and Bucket Lists.”


Disclaimer: The Family Globetrotter’s website contains affiliate links which help us to maintain this blog and assists us with our travels, at no extra cost to you. Family Globetrotters have also posted articles based on sponsored products and/or services, but all opinions are our own, truthful and unbiased.

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[…] THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE VISITING PEARL HARBOR #1 How to Get to Pearl Harbor by Car. We decided to rent a car for the day as there were other places we wanted to get to in the southern parts of Oahu. If you’d like to know what else we did you can check out our long list of things to do in Oahu with kids. […]

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Blair Villanueva August 17, 2018 - 8:02 pm

I haven’t been to any island of Hawaii and if I have that one opportunity, I would like to visit this island, and also pay respect to the Pearl Harbour. Ah I still love that movie + the genuine history of this place.
Where is your next destination?

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Family Globetrotters August 28, 2018 - 2:16 pm

Such a gorgeous place! can’t wait ot explore the other islands one day. We are leaving for the snow in a couple of days! Yay! The ski season in Southern Australia has been the best in 10 years so we are off for 4 nights. Can’t wait!

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Yukti August 17, 2018 - 4:26 pm

You have mentioned lovely things to do in Oahu with kids. Hawaii is on my wishlist since long as it has a great confluence of East and west. I would love to have shaved ice on hot Hawaiian day as shaved ice is my favorite one. Thanks for sharing great ideas and tips!

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Family Globetrotters August 28, 2018 - 2:14 pm

You are absolutely right about a wonderful cross culture of East and West. the Japanese are but one of the many Asian demographics in Hawaii. the advantage of that is they have great Japanese food! And with their ahi being so fresh, those poke bowls are delicious!

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Ha August 16, 2018 - 8:56 pm

Oahu looks so beautiful and has many activities that you can do with kids. I like the three-hour zip line tour at Keana Farms and Snorkeling at Hanauma Bay. I would love to visit Hawaii one day with my family.

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Family Globetrotters August 28, 2018 - 1:57 pm

We absolutely enjoyed doing both of those activities. My daughter said her highlight of her whole trip was the zip line. It was such a special experience and some of those lines were so high and long! Hope you’ll get day one day with your family!

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Navita Deshpande August 16, 2018 - 11:57 am

This is a a wonderful list of things to do in Oahu with kids and even if, one wants to travel without them, it still has so many places that we would love to enjoy. A perfect guide to plan a trip to Oahu including suggestions on the stay options which make it further convenient. We have been been thinking of Hawaii and this post has given us so many more ideas beyond just the beaches

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Family Globetrotters August 28, 2018 - 1:48 pm

Before going to Oahu, I always thought it was just all beaches and Waikiki. Until I did my research, I didn’t realise there were so many other things to do. And to think this is the 3rd largest island in Hawaii. Imagine all the wonderful things you can do on the other islands too! Definitely worth a visit:)

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Paul August 16, 2018 - 12:34 am

I’ve never been to Hawaii but now I have a great list of things to do when I finally get there. I’m glad you’ve included activities that are good for big kids too! That zip line things looks fantastic, love to try that. How was the food?

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Family Globetrotters August 28, 2018 - 1:46 pm

Hahaha! Yes, loads to do for big kids too. Well we did everything and loved it! The zip line was so so cool! If you ever get the chance you have ot do it. The food was great! A great combination of typical American fare and really good Japanese food. We don’t get buffalo wings in Australia so we ate our fill and those poke bowls….. delicious!

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Sarah Wilson August 15, 2018 - 6:33 pm

Wow, what a comprehensive list. We are planning a trip to Oahu, so this list is a great help. I didn’t realise there was quite so much to do on the island, and there was me worrying we might get bored lol. Thanks

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Family Globetrotters August 28, 2018 - 1:26 pm

Oh great! I hope you have found this useful! No chance of getting bored but then again it all depends how active you want to be. With all there was to do, we were in the water everyday of our trip so also had time to relax. Rverything is quite compact in Oahu so you can knock off a few things in a short period of time. So jealous! Have an awesome time!

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Sreekar August 15, 2018 - 2:47 pm

Recently I have read so many articles about what Oahu has to offer. I really want to visit Oahu with my four year old son and this post makes me want to go more. It is something we have been looking forward to. I will surely check out the Keana farms zipline. Seems interesting!

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Family Globetrotters August 28, 2018 - 1:23 pm

Oahu is such a great place for families. It has everything for everyone. And that zipline… OMG!!!! That was amazing and the views from the zipline was stunning. It was a very well run operation and super safe. I screamed the whole way! LOL

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Teresa August 15, 2018 - 2:20 pm

I don’t have kids, but I kind of want to be one after reading this post! I could go for some shave ice, wholphins, and Honolulu cookies instead of my sad desk job this week. How did the snorkeling compare to other places you’ve been?

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Family Globetrotters August 28, 2018 - 1:20 pm

LOL! Well, I lived in the Whitsundays area of Northern Australia, which is home to the Great Barrier Reef. Till this day, I have yet to see reef as beautiful as that. But Hawaii is pretty good! The best thing about Hawaii is that the reef is close to shore so you don’t need to get on a boat out to sea looking for reef. You can just walk from the beach and you can start snorkelling. That, I loved!

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Maggie August 15, 2018 - 11:52 am

What a great list! There’s so much to do there with kids. My daughter has been asking to visit Aulani and I’m considering taking her soon. The Honolulu Cookie Company sounds like a great place too, who doesn’t like free cookies?

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Family Globetrotters August 28, 2018 - 1:17 pm

Those cookies were delicious!!! LOL! I couldn’t pass it up either. Yes, have heard Aulani is really fun for kids albeit expensive. But we decided not to go this time. The beaches on that side are less well known but also means less crowded!

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Priya Florence Shah August 12, 2018 - 2:32 am

A very comprehensive list of things to do in Oahu, and I love that it includes kids since I usually travel with mine.

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Family Globetrotters August 28, 2018 - 1:16 pm

Love that you travel with your kids. My blog is all about family travel although most of the tips I provide are just as useful for people travelling without kids:) How old are your kids?

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Followingtherivera August 11, 2018 - 5:04 am

I’m so jealous of your Hawaii posts, because it’s one of my dream destinations! I’d love to see Turtle Bay Resort, because it sounds like the kind of place I would stay in. This is an excellent list, not just for families, but for every kind of traveller. A waterfall pool just sounds idyllic too!

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Family Globetrotters August 28, 2018 - 11:37 am

We were thinking of staying at Turtle Bay Resort un the North and then moving to Waikiki in the south. But then we got lazy to move as we just wanted to unpack once. But I reckon next time we will only stay either in the east or north. For such a small island it sure is jam packed with amazing attractions!

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Marquita August 11, 2018 - 3:19 am

I can’t wait to go to Hawaii one day! There is so much to do there. I feel like a luau is a must! And I would love to visit the ukelele store. It sounds like fun! Thanks for sharing!

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Amy @ Family Globetrotters August 14, 2018 - 8:22 pm

Thanks Marquita. Well if its the one touristy thing we didn’t do, it was the luau. The ones which were reocmmended to us wasn’t in the North Shore and we were down south in downtown Honolulu so we decided to give it a miss. But if you do go, check out the one in the Polynesian Centre. I’ve heard its one of the best.

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Maureen August 11, 2018 - 3:17 am

Wow. What an amazing list. This would take months to get through. Really appreciate the diversity in activities you include. It’s been such a long time since I was in Hawaii, and the beaches were always what kept me coming back. The accommodation options look great.

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Amy @ Family Globetrotters August 14, 2018 - 8:20 pm

Thanks Maureen. Well in 10 days I managed ot knock off about half of the list. We could have probably done a few more except we chose not to and spent more lazy days on the beach instead. From what I hear Oahu hasn’t changed much over the years which I think is nice.

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Verena August 10, 2018 - 6:02 pm

I don’t have kids, but I loved the tips from Sarah and the adventurous things to do in Oahu! I started learning to surf so the tip about surfing in Waikiki is a valuable info for me. I’m also planning to travel to Hawaii in the end of February next year. Do you think it’s a good time? Will it be cold there by that time?

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Amy @ Family Globetrotters August 14, 2018 - 8:18 pm

So cool you’re learning how to surf! Febraury is the end of their winter so its dryer and even then is never really that cold. Average temperature is about 25 degrees celsius at the hottest time of the day. The surf is up in the inter months though although less os in Feb. Check out where would be suitable for you before you go cause you do’t want to be caught in the Banzai Pipeline!

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Katie August 10, 2018 - 5:55 pm

This is a great extensive list of things to do. I like that you have included a bit of everything; from history, hiking, to relaxing fun! The stand up paddle boarding sounds great! I have always wanted to try that.

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Family Globetrotters August 14, 2018 - 8:15 pm

Oahu has so much to offfer which is why its such a great destination. A little of something for everyone. Stand up paddle boarding is fun and no better place to do it than in the bays of Oahu where the water is calm and still:)

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Followingtherivera August 8, 2018 - 3:08 am

Hawaii is one of my ultimate dream destinations and I really hope I make it there one day! I don’t have kids, but I like a lot of these activities for me! I’d like to try paddle boarding and wakeb oarding. I don’t know if I’ll be good but I’ll try! The ziplining sounds fun but scary too!

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Family Globetrotters August 9, 2018 - 4:55 pm

It was such a great place. I have to admit at it took me about 48 hours to get use to it because Oahu is stuck in the 60s. Everything is a bit old and “art décor” but then you see the charm of it all. If you love the water and the outdoors, this is the place for you. I am definitely going back and the thought that there are so many more islands to explore is so exciting! Hope you make it there one day too!

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