Oahu is a U.S. island in the Central Pacific, part of the Hawaiian island chain and home to the state capital, Honolulu. As the capital of Hawaii, Honolulu is a bustling city set along pristine beaches and beautiful tropical vegetation. The city is made up of a unique mix of both old and new, and visitors will be treated to modern businesses and trendy hipsters, as well as a good dose of ancient Hawaiian culture. Known as the “gathering place,” the island of Oahu is the third largest island of the Hawaiian chain.
It certainly lives up to its nickname since majority of Hawaii’s population resides here and the island is visited by travelers from around the world. Oahu is also a melting pot of diverse ethnicities evident in the island’s culinary traditions, entertainment, art and even languages.