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Oahu Travel Information

When to Go

O'ahu has two types of weather, one warm, the other cool and wet. Summer runs from May to October and averages a daily maximum for Honolulu of 29°C (84°F) and a minimum of 21°C (70°F) thanks to the constant presence of the trade winds. Winter sees a cooling down and the odd storm but average high temperatures remain balmy at 22°C (72°F). Rainfall depends on where you are on the island. The higher you climb the wetter (and cooler) it gets. - Waikiki gets an annual average of only 25in(63.5cm), whereas the Upper Manoa Valley to the immediate north of Honolulu gets six times as much rain over the same period. It also rains more on the east side of the island than the west.

Region: Hawaii

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Featured Oahu Hotel

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort

Our 4.5-Star classification designates those properties with well-appointed, deluxe accommodations, extensive amenities and comprehensive guest services. Expect attention to detail and a warm and hospitable staff ready to cater to your needs. These superb properties offer a truly refined getaway. Half star indicates that the hotel/resort meets all criteria of the designated rating and exceeds in certain areas.
Waikiki, Oahu

Lush grounds, six spectacular pools, a beachfront lagoon, waterfalls and an array of shops and restaurants are all part of the "Village" experience at this expansive resort.

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Getting Around

O'ahu's spic-and-span public bus system - creatively named TheBus - covers most of the island and is easy to use, though timetables sometimes fall victim to laid-back 'Hawaiian Time'. You can circumnavigate the island in as little as four hours by catching the Circle Island bus service. There are numerous car-rental agencies at the airport and in Honolulu and Waikiki, while mopeds and bicycles can be rented in Waikiki.

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