Hawaii for Visitors Web Site Logo

Hawaii for Visitors
 Hawaii Travel Guide by Kathie Fry

FOLLOW US: Hawaii Blog | Facebook | Twitter | Email |

| About Hawaii | Activities | Attractions | Lodging | Dining | Transportation | Recipes | A to Z |
Hawaii Travel --> Islands --> Oahu --> Attractions --> Regions --> South Oahu --> South Oahu Attractions

Hawaii's Counties
Hawaii's Islands
Hawaii's Towns

What to Do
What to See
About Hawaii
Photo Gallery

Hawaiian Music
Karen Keawehawaii Singing with Raiatea Helm

Hawaiian Airlines

Hawaii Travel on Facebook Page

South Oahu Visitor Attractions

Information about visitor attractions on the south side of the island of Oahu in Hawaii, from downtown Honolulu to Makapuu Point.

Beaches of South Oahu

Waikiki Beach

The most visited beach on Oahu. Includes Kuhio Beach, Queens Surf Beach, Duke Kahanamoku Beach, San Souci Beach, and others.

Ala Moana Beach Park
Family beach park across the street from Ala Moana Shopping Center, between Waikiki and the Aloha Tower.

Hanauma Bay
Most popular snorkeling spot on Oahu. Sometimes the parking lot fills up by noon.

Sandy Beach
Popular spot for bodysurfing and skimboarding. Surf is typically very rough. Located east of Waikiki on the southeast coast of Oahu.
Makapuu Beach
Another popular bodysurfing beach with rough surf. Located east of Waikiki on the southeast coast of Oahu.

Hiking Trails and Scenic Lookouts

Diamond Head Crater Trail
Hike to the top of diamond Head Crater for a beautiful view over Waikiki and Southwest Oahu.

Makapuu Lighthouse Trail
Located at Makapuu Point on the southeast coast of Oahu.

Manoa Falls Trail
A hiking trail through a tropical rain forest in the Manoa Valley that leads to the Moanoa Waterfall.

Pali Lookout
Panoramic views of Kaneohe Bay, Kailua Town, the cliffs of the Koolau Mountains, and other parts of the windward side of Oahu.

Halona Blow Hole
The Halona Blowhole is a spot on the southeast coast of Oahu where the ocean waves are pushed forcibly through an underground tube, causing the water to spurt up to thirty feet into the air. Located next to Sandy Beach, on the Waikiki side.

Historic Sites and Museums in South Oahu

Waikiki Historic Trail
A self-guided walking tour of Waikiki that includes the twenty-three sites on the Waikiki Historic Trail. Nineteen of those sites are marked with six foot tall surfboard monuments. Each surfboard marker is printed with photos and historic information.

Historic Downtown Honolulu
Photos and information about historic sites in the downtown capitol district of Honolulu. That district is located on the Waikiki side of the Downtown Honolulu financial district and a few blocks inland from the Aloha Tower.

Bishop Museum
The largest museum in Hawaii is located in the Kalihi District of Honolulu. It has a large collection of ancient Polynesian and Hawaiian artifacts as well as exhibits featuring the Hawaiian Monarchy, Hawaii's missionary, plantation, and whaling history, and the history of Hawaii's many different ethnic groups.

Hawaii Army Museum
Located in Fort DeRussy Park, on the Ala Moana end of Waikiki, between the Waikiki Shore Condominiums and the Hale Koa Military Hotel.

Hawaii Maritime Center
Located on Ala Moana Boulevard, next to the Aloha Tower, on the Waikiki side of the Aloha Tower Marketplace.

Other South Oahu Attractions

Honolulu Zoo
Located at the corner of Kalakaua Avenue and Kapahulu Avenue on the Diamond Head end of Waikiki.

Waikiki Aquarium
Located on Kalakaua Avenue, on the Diamond Head side of the Honolulu Zoo, across the street from Kapiolani Park.

Kapiolani Park
A large city park on the Diamond head end of Waikiki. Often festivals, concerts and other special events take place in Kapiolani Park.

See also:
- More About South Oahu
- Other Regions of Oahu
- Attractions on Oahu
- Activities on Oahu

Related Links
Oahu Island - Main Menu
Islands of Hawaii
Hawaii for Visitors

Hawaii Food bank

Hawaii Travel Twitter Feed

Home Page - About Us - Contact Us - Hawaii Search Engine - Site Map
Hawaii Topics:
About Hawaii | Activities | Annexation | Arizona Memorial | Big Island | Haleakala | Events | Hana | Hawaii Island | Horseback Riding | Hotels | Honolulu | Horseback Riding | Islands | Kahoolawe | Kauai | Lahaina | Lanai | Maui | Military Bases | Molokai | Niihau | North Shore | Oahu | Pearl Harbor | Plantation Village | Polynesian Cultural Center | Princess Kaiulani | Recipes | Restaurants | Tropical Drinks | Transportation | Volcanoes | USS Missouri | Waikiki | Waikiki Historic Trail |

SkateLog Forum
Scuba Doll
Hawaiian Music
Ask About Sports
Web Site Editor
Kathie Fry Dot Com
Pictures of Kathie
Venice Beach Skating
U.S. States
Arizona for Visitors
California for Visitors
Hawaii for Visitors
Nevada for Visitors
New Mexico for Visitors
U.S. Cities
Los Angeles for Visitors
Miami for Visitors
Do It In Long Beach
Continental Travel
Do It In Africa
Do It In Asia
Do It In Europe
Do It In Oceania
Do It In The Americas
More World Travel
Travel Guides International
Vietnam for Visitors
Do It In Thailand