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This group is dedicated to the wonderful Island of Oahu in Hawaii. Any questions/comments related to THIS island specifically should be posted here. Aloha

Travel on Oahu:

Car Rentals:All Major car rentals- www.priceline.com www.expedia.com

Transit: www.TheBus.com (not luggage is not permitted) Oahu has the best bus operations and has won awards for their bus service in the USA.
Inter-Island Travel: From Oahu, your only option is flights:
www.hawaiianair.com
www.iflygo.com
www.islandair.com

Camping info/tenting:
Don't plan to just pitch your tent on someone's yard that you don't know and camping on the beach is not permitted (although you may get away with it)
Here are some good links for camping on Oahu

http://hawaiistateparks.org/camping/
http://www.alternative-hawaii.com/accom/dxcc.htm

Things to do on Oahu:

Popular:
Pearl Harbor/USS Arizona Memorial (free) http://www.arizonamemorial.org/
Diamond Head Crater Hike (minimal fee) http://www.hawaiistateparks.org/parks/oahu/index.cfm?park_id=15
Waikiki Beach (free) http://www.gohawaii.com/oahu/plan/things_to_do_on_oahu/attractions/points_of_interest/waikiki
International Market Place (Waikiki-free until you buy something) www.internationalmarketplacewaikiki.com/
Swap Meet www.alohastadiumswapmeet.net/
Snorkel Hanauma Bay Park (admission charge-CLOSED TUESDAYS) http://www.hawaiiweb.com/html/hanauma_bay_beach.html
Polynesian Cultural Center (Admission charge) http://polynesia.com/

Not as Popular:
Hiking http://www.trails.com/activity.aspx?area=10036
The North Shore (take city bus 55 or 52 to explore for cheap)
Historic Hale'iwa Town http://www.haleiwatownhawaii.com/index.html
Snorkel @ Sharks Cove/Pupukea http://www.hawaiisnorkelingguide.com/sharks_cove.html

Things to know:
Food/groceries are expensive, don't forget we are 2,000 Miles from the main land.
TheBus will get you to almost everywhere on the island.


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