Island Brand Themes: Energizing

Known for: Waikiki, Pearl Harbor, the North Shore, Mt. Leahi (Diamond Head), Iolani Palace 

Capital City: Honolulu 

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

Oahu Resort Areas: The majority of hotels and resorts are located in Waikiki (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 Hawaii Festival, POW! WOW! Hawaii, Honolulu Festival, Prince Kuhio Festival, Hawaii International Film Festival, Lei Day Celebration, Shinnyo Lantern Floating Hawaii, King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade, Aloha Festivals, Waikiki SPAM Jam, Hawaii Food & Wine Festival, Sony Open in Hawaii, Great Aloha Run, Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, Honolulu Marathon

Golf Courses: 35 

Population: 909,863 

Area: 597 sq. miles