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16 Top-Rated Oahu Tourist Attractions You Shouldn't Miss

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16 Top-Rated Oahu Tourist Attractions You Shouldn't Miss

Introduction - Scroll through this list of the 16 top-rated Oahu tourist attractions you shouldn't miss. Get to know more about Oahu...

 
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Aloha Tower

TOURIST ATTRACTION 1 - The iconic Aloha Tower was built in 1926 as a welcome beacon for travelers arriving by boat to Honolulu. In...

 
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Makapu'u Point Lighthouse Trail

TOURIST ATTRACTION 2 - The Makapu'u Point Lighthouse Trail, or Kaiwi Scenic Shoreline as it's also called, is the second most popular hike in...

 
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Waikiki Beach

TOURIST ATTRACTION 3 - The world-famous Waikiki Beach is found on the South Shore of Honolulu, with nearby Diamond Head looming over the bustling...

 
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Iolani Palace

TOURIST ATTRACTION 4 - In the late 19th century, Iolani Palace was the home of both King Kalakaua and his successor (and sister) Queen...

 
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Halona Blowhole

TOURIST ATTRACTION 5 - The Halona Blowhole was created thousands of years ago when there were still active volcanos in Oahu. As lava flows...

 
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Makaha Beach Park

TOURIST ATTRACTION 6 - Makaha Beach Park, on the western side of the island, is a destination for casual beachgoers and serious surfers alike...

 
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Kaena Point State Park

TOURIST ATTRACTION 7 - Kaena Point State Park is on the westernmost tip of Oahu and is one of the most remote areas on...

 
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Byodo-In Temple

TOURIST ATTRACTION 8 - The Byodo-In Temple was built in 1968 to honor the island's many Japanese immigrants. It's not an original building, but...

 
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The USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor

TOURIST ATTRACTION 9 - No trip to Oahu would be complete without a visit to the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor. On a...

 
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Diamond Head State Monument

TOURIST ATTRACTION 10 - Situated adjacent to the capital city, this famous Honolulu landmark was created about 300,000 years ago when a volcanic explosion...

 

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