Posts Categorized: O’ahu

DAY 34 – Destination O’ahu, April 2013

DAY 34 – Flew into Oahu and went shopping at Waikele Premium Outlets, our favorite stores were GAP, Converse, VANS, Levis and Sports Authority. Checked in at The Moana Surfrider and had dinner at Island Rock Cafe with some old friends. Tomorrow we’re taking our friends with us and discovering the North Shore in our… Read more »

DAY 12 – Destination O’ahu, April 2013

DAY 12 – We loooooove Hawaii! So laid back and happy. Well mostly happy……this morning I went for my morning run (you’d be proud Steve & Rohan, but I fell over!!!! Yep! Embarrassed myself but got straight back up! I’m sure they were an American couple that saw me fall and they just turned their… Read more »

DAY 11 – Destination O’ahu, April 2013

DAY 11 – the teachers are going to be happy with us (that is if the kids ever have to do History projects on Hawaii!). Yet another day at a museum. The Bishop Museum today which has a very rich history on Hawaii. We also got to see a lava demonstration. That was pretty cool…. Read more »

DAY 9 – Destination O’ahu, April 2013

DAY 9 and we had another History Lesson! Up bright and early and we catch the 6am bus out to Pearl Harbour where we met some more locals with lots of handy local knowledge. The early rise was worth it as we secured USS Arizona Memorial tickets, but for an 11.45 session, so in the… Read more »

DAY 8 – Destination O’ahu, April 2013

DAY 8 – Today we had a History Lesson! Once again we caught the Waikiki Trolley and had a guided tour of the State Capitol near Iolani Palace, learnt about the Kingdom’s last two monarchs – King Kalakaua & Queen Lili’uokalani – then how Hawai’i became the 50th State. THEN we had another guided tour… Read more »

DAY 7 – Destination Oahu, April 2013

DAY 7 – after my morning run where I didn’t get lost we transferred hotels to across the road at the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Straight into the lei making and hula dancing lessons. A tour around Aloha Tower Marketplace and Chinatown, then off to Teddy Bear World (much to Kobi’s delight, he’s been pleading with… Read more »

DAY 6 – Destination Oahu, March 2013

DAY 6 Easter Sunday in Waikiki and the Easter Bunny found us! The Easter Sunrise service at 6.30am on Waikiki Beach was a very special experience. The Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort was well organized and fun for the kids – I was loving the atmosphere and… Read more »

DAY 5 – Destination Oahu, March 2013

DAY 5 – Easter Saturday in Waikiki and we experienced a Hawaiian Farmers Market (not much different to our local one really), except for the beautiful exotic flowers and the coconut drink straight from the coconut! Then we took the ‘Red Line’ on the Waikiki Trolley and saw an overview of what’s on offer in another… Read more »