Unplug on Oʻahu

With the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic, many are looking to heal, relax and connect outside of their home. Oʻahu’s natural beauty and cultural diversity make it the perfect place to experience unique health and wellness activities to help soothe the mind, body and soul. Regardless of a visitor’s preferred method of rejuvenation, respite is always at hand, whether in a sunset yoga session, the distinct healing touch of lomilomi (massage), or a luxurious spa experience. Oʻahu is the ideal destination for couples and families alike, especially during this time.


Town & Country

Visitors can enjoy a tropical paradise that is enriched by Hawaiʻi’s cultures; one that is contemporary and cosmopolitan but still steeped in tradition. The global and the local come together through urban pleasures and outdoor beauty on one vibrant island, Oʻahu.

USS Arizona Memorial and Battleship Missouri

History of a Kingdom & America

Relive significant moments from the Hawaiian Kingdom and U.S. history at sites like ʻIolani Palace and Pearl Harbor. The history of Hawaiʻi’s Kingdom and global events inspire the future and connect families. 

Malama Hawaii

Mālama Hawaiʻi

Discover Oʻahu through the lens of culture, environment, and communities, and learn to mālama (take care). Understand the successes of traditional Hawaiian land divisions known as ahupuaʻa, cultural values and social connections as you engage in sustainable practices with the ʻāina (land) and communities. 

Bride and groom walk in a valley with views of the Koolau mountains

Oʻahu, eia ʻae ke Aloha

Couples fall in love over and over again with memories made from the many surprising "Town & Country" experiences on Oʻahu. It's the perfect island destination to celebrate with loved ones, whether tying the knot at a destination wedding or celebrating a milestone anniversary. Oʻahu makes romance stress-free, easy and exciting.

Hula performance at Sunset

Multi-cultural Hawaiʻi

On Oʻahu, cultures come alive from the host Hawaiian culture and from the diverse ethnicities that have contributed to modern Hawaiʻi. Oʻahu’s many cultures enrich the place and the people of the island, and visitors come to discover its unique mana and spirit of aloha. The mix of ethnicities can be experienced in restaurants, museums, art, shops, attractions, festivals, and events.

Birthplace of Surfing

The Birthplace of Modern Surfing

Born on the shores of Oʻahu, surfing will make its Olympic debut in the 2021 Tokyo Games. Discover the journey of this popular pastime once reserved only for Hawaiian royalty. Learn about the history of surfing and the Oʻahu figures behind its growing popularity.

Ka Ho‘oilina Ali‘i, Hawaiiʻi’s Royal Heritage Webinar

Outdoor Adventure

Oʻahu has something for the outdoor enthusiast of every age from soft adventures for the family to some of the best hiking trails and world-class surfing spots across the island. As Hawaiʻi’s visitor industry welcomes back visitors—it will be a very different Hawaiʻi as we all learn to live with COVID-19. With that in mind, the island’s natural resources and beauty are something to behold as a visitor. With our wide open spaces, fresh air and pure water, families are able to practice social distancing-friendly activities and explore the outdoors safely within our environment which makes Oʻahu the perfect destination to experience outdoor adventure.

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Mālama Hawaiʻi

Going back means giving back, when you travel mindfully and safely.


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