Honolulu is a vibrant and diverse city that
combines the very best of Western, Asian, and Polynesian culture into a
center of shopping, dining and entertainment. At night it vibrates with
nightclubs, dinner shows, and theater. For those well versed in the
cuisine of the Pacific Rim, here you'll savor some the best - Thai,
Vietnamese, Japanese, Korean, and more. Shopping is a major pastime,
with some of the most famous names in couture - Gucci, Chanel and Dior -
showcased in Waikiki and nearby Ala Moana Center. Specialty shops
abound, as well as traditional department stores and outlet malls,
you're sure to leave with suitcases bulging at the seams!
events are big part of life on Oahu. Dare-devil surfers test their
skills on monster winter waves on the North Shore. The annual Aloha
Festivals attracts thousands to celebrate at street parties and enjoy
the floral parade. And talented dancers, chanters, and musicians from
around the world gather at prestigious hula competitions.