Meet Hawaii : Meet Hawaii 2018
20 MEET HAWAI‘I The Hawaiian Islands O‘AHU LEARN ABOUT HISTORY AT PEARL HARBOR This ‘must-see’ destination is the state’s most visited attraction and a National Historic Landmark. Visit the resting place of 1,177 soldiers killed on the USS Arizona during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II in 1941 and other sites, including the USS Battleship Missouri memorial, Bowfin Submarine Museum, the Pacific Aviation Museum and USS Oklahoma Memorial. HIKE DIAMOND HEAD Rise to the challenge of an early morning walk to the top of Lē‘ahi (Diamond Head) – a 230m extinct volcanic crater and national landmark for sensational views over Waikīkī. SIGHTSEEING TOUR Take a chopper fly-by of famous Waikīkī, Pearl Harbor, Kualoa Ranch and Private Nature Reserve, Sacred Falls and the big surf of the North Shore. TEE OFF IN PARADISE Golfers of every skill level head to O‘ahu. Choose from 40 public and private courses, all with spectacular scenery. SWIM WITH DOLPHINS Swim alongside wild spinner dolphins on an unforgettable close encounter in the clear waters of O‘ahu’s west coast. VISIT OLD HONOLULU Do a tour of Old Honolulu, encompassing Chinatown, the royal ‘Iolani Palace, Queen Emma Summer Palace and more! VISIT TOP ATTRACTIONS For starters try Honolulu Zoo, Waikiki Aquarium, Wet’n’Wild Hawai‘i, Sea Life Park, Dole Plantation and Bishop Museum. Then take in a lū‘au (traditional feast) at Paradise Cove and see the spectacular evening show at the Polynesian Cultural Center. INDULGE IN A SPA TREATMENT Head to a world-class spa and succumb to the rhythmic strokes of a lomilomi (massage) to revive sore muscles with heated pohaku (stones). SHOP ‘TIL YOU DROP Hawai‘i is a shopper’s paradise! Head to the Ala Moana Center, International Market Place, Royal Hawaiian Center and T Galleria by DFS in Waikīkī. Bargain hunters will also love the great value stores and factory outlets at Waikele Premium Outlets and the Aloha Stadium Swap Meet. ESCAPE THE CITY Take a trip to the famous surfing beaches of the North Shore. Then, continue on to the unspoiled windward coast (east), with the beautiful Ko‘olau Mountains as a backdrop. HIT THE WATER Learn to surf or how to handle an outrigger canoe with an expert on iconic Waikīkī Beach. An aerial view of the golf course at Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu's North Shore.
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