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North Shore
Puu O Mahuka Heiau
Waimea Valley
Laniakea
Haleiwa
Waimea Bay Beach
Sunset Beach
   
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Pali Lookout
Windward
Byodo-in Temple
Lanikai and Kailua Beach
Kawainui  Gardens
Hoomaluhia Park
Senator Fong's Plantation
Polynesian Cultural Center
La'ie Point
La'ie Beach
Chinaman's Hat
La'ie Point
South Shore
Makapu'u Point Lighthouse
Koko Head Crater
Blow hole
Sandy Beach
   
Central Oahu
   
   
Waikiki
Honolulu Zoo
Waikiki Aquarium
Diamond Head Crater
   
   
Metro Oahu
The Governor's Mansion
Manoa Falls
Lyon Arboretum
Round Top Dr/ Tantalus
Foster Gardens
Moanalua Gardens
Aloha Tower and Marketplace
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Waimea Valley from above LEFT: A bird's eye view of Waimea Valley from Puu O Mahuka Heiau - the Ancient Hawaiian Religious Site.
RIGHT: One of the many tourists spots on the North Shore is Waimea Valley. Pictured here is the Wahihi Falls. You can also visit the historic town of Haleiwa
"Mighty Mo" - USS Missouri
LEFT: Pearl Harbor offers a chance to see the historical  Battleship Missouri and to pay tribute to our fallen heroes at Arizona Memorial.
RIGHT: A typical tourist stop the Nuuanu Pali Lookout offers great views of Windward Oahu.
Nuuanu Pali Lookout
Secrets Of Hawaii - Polynesian Cultural Center LEFT: Experience the different cultural of Polynesia at PCC in Laie, Hawaii Hoomaluhia
RIGHT: Hoomaluhia Botanical Park is an often overlooked spot by tourists. Yet, it is one of the most authentic natural experiences that the island of Oahu has to offer.
Secrets of Hawaii - Halona Blowhole LEFT: Blowhole near Sandy Beach is another popular stop on the way of circle island tour on the South Shore. Secrets Of Hawaii - Makapuu Point Lighthouse
RIGHT: Lighthouse at Makapuu Point is the south most point of the island of Oahu.
Secrets of Hawaii - Diamond Head Crater Trail LEFT: Hike up the Diamond Head Crater Trail and take a panoramic view of Waikiki and beyond. Serval at Honolulu Zoo
RIGHT: Honolulu Zoo fun for all. The kids will love the petting zoo and lion exhibit. "Felix The Serval" is housed with the birds.
Secrets of Hawaii - Manoa Falls Trail LEFT: Take a hike through Hawaiian rain forest that ends at Manoa Falls. Secrets of Hawaii - Aloha Tower
RIGHT: How would I describe Aloha Tower? Well, how about shopping, fun, night life, fine dining and grand views of downtown Honolulu. Unique!!!
Secrets of Hawaii
     Ok. Well this site is just abut some of the different spots that I happen to like on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. I hope that tourist and locals might find these places a nice change from the normal tourist stops. After living in Hawaii for over seven years, I have come across some spots that tourist normally overlook or misses. Why? Because most of these spots are free or low cost .If you want to experience more of Hawaii's natural beauty without too much effort, then you have come to the right place. Take some time and look through the different places that are here and decide before your next trip the sights you may want to see before your next vacation to Hawaii.


     With that said, I will also try and cover most of the normal tourist spots, but only briefly. So that as you plan your vacation outings on the island, you will be able to plan for both the normal tourist spots and yet still take in the unexplored treasures that are Hawaii. You will find directions to most of the places listed here, as well as helpful information about each place. Please read the advisory for each place, for they are important to get the most out of your Hawaii vacation.