Oahu is the heart of Hawaii. It is the third largest island in the archipelago, after Hawaii and Maui, home to almost three quarters of the island’s population and the capital of the state of Hawaii, the city of Honolulu. In total, the island has about a million permanent residents. The density of settlement is almost 620 people per square kilometer.
The island Oahu is a combination of two prominent mountain ranges – Vaianae and Coolau with a lot of extinct volcanoes and two broad coastal plains. The landscape splendor of the Oahu Island opens in all its glory, from the side of the ship floating by the shore and from the aircraft too.
It is hard to judge whether it’s a lot or not, but the fact that more than 120 magnificent sandy beaches are located along the coast of Oahu, causes involuntary surprise and admiration. North-eastern beaches in the winter become a favorite place for numerous surfers and similar sportiest because of the powerful and surprisingly smooth structure waves. A wearisome path through the expanses of the ocean makes the waves steady and smooth, so they are ideal for surfing.
Visitors to these beaches need to know that in the autumn and winter months (from September to April) swimming and swimming here is quite dangerous because of the high waves that visit the coast of the island and a strong reverse current that can carry even a strong swimmer into the ocean. In summer (from May to August), you can enjoy all the delights of beach holidays quite safely. Visitors to these beaches need to know that in the autumn and winter months, from September to April swimming is quite dangerous because of the high waves that visit the coast of Oahu and a strong reverse current that can carry even a strong swimmer into the ocean. In summer, from May to August, you can enjoy all the delights that Oahu can offer.
What you can not miss if you plan to go to Oahu is to visit Waikiki Beach, North coast where waves reaching incredible heights, Pearl Harbor, where the US Navy has experienced one of the biggest defeats and Hana Bay.