Island Brand Themes: Energizing

Known for: Waikīkī, Pearl Harbor, the North Shore, Lēʻahi (Diamond Head), ʻIolani Palace 

Capital City: Honolulu 

Major Airport: Oʻahu’s main airport is Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL). HNL is also Hawaiʻi’s major airport, serving as the entry point for most of Hawaiʻi’s visitors. 

Oʻahu Resort Areas: The majority of hotels and resorts are located in Waikīkī (south shore of Honolulu), but there are also select resorts in east Honolulu, the Leeward Coast , and the North Shore. 

Major Events: Mele Mei, ‘Ukulele Festival, Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival, Made in Hawaiʻi Festival, POW! WOW! Hawaiʻi, Honolulu Festival, Prince Kūhiō Festival, Hawaiʻi International Film Festival, Lei Day Celebration, Shinnyo Lantern Floating Hawaiʻi, King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade, Aloha Festivals, Waikīkī SPAM Jam, Hawaiʻi Food & Wine Festival, Sony Open in Hawaiʻi, Great Aloha Run, Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, Honolulu Marathon

Golf Courses: 35 

Population: 909,863 

Area: 597 sq. miles