Similar to all other Hawaiian islands people expect Oahu, including Honolulu, and Waikiki to embody their imagination of the South-Sea dream, including flower-wreathed beauties, lush and tropical vegetation, and endless sandy and deserted beaches.
Without destroying any of these dreams I already can say there are still some areas on the island fulfilling these expectations but if you are looking for the described paradise in Honolulu or Waikiki you might be heavily disappointed!
No worries there are awesome places around, you only have to leave Waikiki’s and Honolulu’s hustle and bustle to explore the rest of the island. Going east, west and north you will find jaw-dropping beaches, a stunning coastline and beautiful nature!
Oahu is located in the northwestern part of the Hawaiian archipelago having the largest population (almost 1 million residents) and being the location of the state capital Honolulu. Honolulu is not only the largest city around but also the main marine port in the state.