Are you looking for things to do this Mahalo-ween? Hawaii celebrates Halloween with a fun mix of cultural heritage and scary good times. If you’re visiting Hawaii in October, don’t worry because there are plenty of spooky things to do: trick-or-treating, carving pumpkins (or why not pineapples), and haunted houses.
What better place to spend the 4th of July than paradise? Lie back on the beach and let those fireworks fly. Independence Day in Hawaii offers things like fireworks, rodeos, and paddleboard races. Hawaii has a wide array of 4th of July celebrations across all the islands. Find the best 4th of July activities on Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, and Oahu. Whether you’re visiting or a local, IMI Tours can help you find the best things to do this 4th of July. Oahu 4th of July Activities Independence Day Fest at Turtle Bay, July 3rd The Turtle Bay resort offers [...]
Visiting Oahu is a special event in itself, but there’s also always something fun going on, too. From year round luaus to stage shows and festivals, there’s plenty to keep you entertained during your trip to Oahu. If you’re planning your trip in April, keep an eye out for Easter events in Oahu as well. More and more events have returned this year. However, please keep in mind that while many of us have moved past the pandemic, events are often still in flux and may still be subject to cancellations or delays. Moon Walk at Waimea Valley – May [...]
Located on Oahu’s North Shore, Haleiwa is the town that surfing built. Haleiwa has become a cultural hub, home to restaurants, food trucks, boutiques, art galleries, and, of course, surf shops. Surfers from all over the world flock to the Banzai Pipeline as well as events like the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing and the Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational. While you may not be a world-class surfer, there’s plenty to do in historic Haleiwa town. Beaches The North Shore is known for beaches including Waimea Bay, Sunset Beach Park, Laniakea Beach, Haleiwa Beach Park, and more. Haleiwa Beach Park [...]
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.
Hawaii is a state that is filled with history. From when King Kamehameha the Great unified all the Hawaiian Islands in 1810 to when the Hawaiian monarchy ended in 1893. From Polynesians arriving in Hawaii 1500 years ago to immigrants from Japan, China, Korea, Puerto Rico, Portugal, Russia and the Philippines coming to work on the plantations, Hawaii has such a unique combination of cultures. All of this is seen and felt in the historic sites all around Oahu.
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: