Exploring Oahu

Oahu, being the heart of Hawaii, has a lot of things to see and do when you visit. Here are some of its attractions that you absolutely cannot miss.

The Honolulu Museum of Art has an old local style building with an enviable collection of Asian art along with local artists’ collections. The Bishop Museum has the world’s largest collection cultural and natural artifacts from all over the Pacific.

At the Polynesian Cultural Center, you can experience the culture and art of the various islands of Polynesia along with local Hawaiian culture.

Lolani Palace is the sole royal palace in all of United States and is the place where the Hawaiian Parliament now sits. A cemetery built in the volcanic caldera of a dormant volcano, The Punchbowl is a beautiful yet solemn place. Over the years, it serves as a cemetery for martyrs of the United States armed forces.

Besides these attractions, you can also lounge about on the many beaches on the island, surf, snorkel and even dive in the Pacific waters.