Popular things to do in Oahu


Here’s a compilation of a BUNCH of people’s “top 3 things to do in Oahu,” listed in alphabetical order…

Aloha Stadium Swap Meet
Bakery (Leonard’s, Ted’s, Liliha, PaaLaa Kai)
BBQ at Bellows Beach
Booze Cruise
Byoda-in Temple
Camp or stay a day in a hammock
Catamaran Snorkel Tour (Waikiki Beach)
Catamaran sail (Makani Catamaran)
Cat Village
China Walls
Cockroach Cove
Concert at Waikiki Shell
Diamond Head Hike
Dinner Cruise (on Friday can watch fireworks)
Dole Pineapple Plantation
Duke’s Waikiki restaurant on Sundays
Drive around the island
Eat island cuisine
Electric Beach
Fort DeRussy Museum
Fight a local boy for a spot in the surf line
Flight to Maui, Kauai or Big Island
Friday night fireworks (Waikiki Beach, Barefoot Beach Cafe)
Giovanni’s shrimp truck (North Shore)
Haleiwa Town (North Shore)
Hanauma Bay
Helicopter tour
Hike in the jungle on magic mushrooms
Hike Ka’ena trail
Honolulu Zoo
Hula dance
Iolani Palace
Kailua Beach
Kailua Beach Park at Night
Kayak to the Mokes (islands off of Oahu’s east side)
KCC Farmers Market
Kualoa Ranch (ATV, Horses, Zip Line etc)
Koko Head Hike
Ko’olina Lagoon
Lanikai Beach
Luau (Germains, Paradise Cove, Chief’s)
Makapu’u Lookout, hike, beach & tide pools
Mermaid Cave
Mu Ryang Sa Temple
North Shore (drive from Waikiki or take a tour)
Nu’uanu Pali Lookout
North Shore Beaches (Sunset, Pipeline, Waimea Bay)
Pass out drunk on the beach next to a pretty local gal
Pearl Harbor (Arizona Memorial & Battleship Missouri)
Polynesian Culture Center
Punchbowl National Cemetery
Relax on a beach
Rent a Harley and drive around the island
San Souci beach
SCUBA diving in Makaha
Sea Life Park
Shark Dive
Shave Ice (get it with ice cream in the bottom)
Shopping (DFS, Ala Moana, Waikele Outlets, Ross, Norstrom Rack, Swap Meet)
Snorkeling (North Shore’s Shark’s Cove, Sunset Beach, off Waikiki catamaran, Electric Beach, Hanauma Bay)
Spear fishing
Stairway to Heaven Hike
Strip Clubs
Submarine Ride
Sunset Mai Tai at Lulu’s
Sunset Catamaran (Mai Tai Catamran)
Surfing (Waikiki Beach, Queens Beach)
Swimming in waterfalls
Swim the lagoons in Kapolei
Swim with dolphins (Dolphins and You)
Tantalus Lookout
Three Tables Beach north shore
Turtle Bay (North Shore)
Waikiki Aquarium
Waikiki Beach
Waimanalo Beach
Waimea Falls trail / botanical gardens
Walking the streets at night
Waterfall hike (Manoa Falls)
West Side (West Oahu)
Zip lining

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