Welcome to Oahu, Hawaii
About Oahu, Hawaii
The name Oahu means “Gathering Place,” which is an apt description for the island that houses Hawaii’s capitol city and 2/3 of the state’s population. Most likely, you’ll at least pass through Oahu on your Hawaii vacation via Honolulu International Airport.
If you’re not just passing through and are arriving on Oahu for a visit, you’ll find a huge assortment of attractions and destinations to delight all interests. From places of historical or educational significance like Pearl Harbor or the Polynesian Cultural Center or Honolulu Museum of Art to breathtaking or famous beaches like Waikiki or Hanauma Bay to opportunities for family vacation activities, there’s a good reason why Oahu has become a true “Gathering Place” for visitors from around the world.