Oahu is the third largest island of the Hawaiian islands and is home to the state capital Honolulu. Oahu is also home to a majority of the population in Hawaii and the island offers a fusion of East and West cultures and traditions of Native Hawaiian People. There you can find both laidback surf towns and bustling city life.
Capital City: Honolulu
Population: 1 million people
Best time to visit: Between April to early June and September to mid-December prices and room rates are lower.
Waikiki attracts 72,000 visitors each day. That is 44 percent of all visitors on all of the islands.
Honolulu is the second most expensive city in the United States.
The largest wave ever surfed was set right on the North Shore of Oahu.