While not as well known as Waikiki or the North Shore, Oahu’s southeast and east (Windward) shore beaches are worth exploring. Windward means the eastern side of the island as wind blows east to west on Hawaii. The area also receives more rainfall than other parts of Oahu, creating lusher, greener views.
While Hawaii is always fun, it’s not always inexpensive. However, there are lots of free things to do throughout Oahu if you know where to look. From beautiful beaches to spectacular hikes, we can help you make the most of your trip… and your dollar. Here are a few of our favorite things to do that won’t break your budget:
The islands are abundant with farms where you can meet goats or see how chocolate is grown. For an easy visit, check out a private shuttle service for transportation to and from the farms of your choosing. They’ll be able to get you the farm and back to tour hotel without any headaches.
The National Park Service (NPS) has updated the completion time for repairs on the USS Arizona Memorial. Visitor access has been suspended since last year due to safety concerns caused by movement on the loading dock and ramp. The repairs were originally due to be completed by October of 2018, but has been pushed back to March 2019.
Boat tours have resumed to the USS Arizona Memorial visitor center. The memorial was originally closed since May 10 due to a faulty anchoring system on the concrete loading dock, which posed a safety concern for visitors.