Hawaiian Shave Ice

Hawaiian Shave Ice – A Must for Any Visitor

No trip to Oahu is complete without a taste of Hawaiian shave ice. We’ve put together a little insider info about where to get the best shave ice.

Top 10 Things to Do in Oahu

Top 10 Things to Do in Oahu

As the capital of Hawaii, Honolulu is always alive with action. There are lots of fun things to do, including soaking up sun on the amazing beaches of Oahu, going on a hike, learning about Hawaii’s unique history, and more.

Oahu surfing

Oahu Surfing Season: Big Waves on the North Shore

A fan of wild and wonderful waves? A surf savant? There’s no better place to observe (or participate in!) world-class surfing than Oahu’s North Shore. Long considered a mecca for professional surfers from around the globe, this seven-mile stretch of Hawaiian beach… [Read More]

whale watch

Humpback Whale Season Begins

We’re just coming into the beginning of winter now, and that means one major thing for animal lovers in Hawaii – the start of Humpback Whale Season. These majestic creatures roam the waters around the Hawaiian Islands between December and April of… [Read More]

oahu-fourth-of-july-300x199

Things to do in Oahu on New Year’s Eve 2014

In my last post, I wrote about things to do in Oahu over the holidays, but I focused on Christmas events. What about New Year’s Eve, you say? Well, I decided that there was more than enough going on in Waikiki on… [Read More]

Oahu Attractions

Pearl Harbor Day 2014

Looking for historic Oahu attractions? Well if you’re a history buff, you’re in luck! This year is the 73rd anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day, that infamous day in 1941 when the bombing of the US Naval Base in Hawaii incited the US’s… [Read More]

Waikiki

Oahu Attraction Tips

If you live in Oahu, you know and, if you’re planning to visit, you’ll find out. The traffic in Waikiki is a nightmare. In fact, it commonly ranks among the worst in the nation. While we can’t give you a police escort… [Read More]

Oahu Attractions

Halloween in Oahu 2014

How does Oahu celebrate Halloween? With the same unique islander mix of cultural heritage and just plain fun that Hawaiians approach everyday life! Here are a few of our top picks for things to do in Oahu this Halloween. Each of these… [Read More]

Sea Life Park

New – Sea Life Park Dolphin Encounter

Good news, Flipper fans! Smart Destinations is adding a new bonus attraction to our Oahu family of attractions – a special dolphin encounter at the popular Sea Life Park. It’s a rare, intimate chance to come face to, er, nose with one… [Read More]

Oahu spring break

Cheap Oahu Attraction Tickets

It’s hard to believe it’s already August, but with only a month left before the inevitable start of the school year, we’ll all soon be wrapping up our summer vacation plans. However, as the days get cooler and shorter in most of… [Read More]