The ULTIMATE Hawaii travel guide for first timers | What you NEED to know!



This week we have compiled a Hawaii Travel Guide for the island of Oahu! It’s more than just a things to do list. Rather, it’s an overview of each region on the island, transportation and hotels, food, culture and important need to knows. We created this video, because we searched for it before moving to Hawaii. We hope you enjoy it! Aloha!

A note about the people of Hawaii. This has been our experience in Oahu and what we’ve learned from the people we befriended as well as at our workplace. This information, of course, does not apply to all people living in Hawaii 🙂

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Chapters:
00:00 Introduction
00:47 Oahu Nickname & Transportation
02:40 Places to Stay
03:42 Weather in Oahu
04:11 Oahu’s Regions
09:05 Food Overview
10:20 Things to Know
11:20 Hawaiian Culture

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38 comments

  1. Just got back from Oahu, and used some of the suggestions that Denny and Nikki gave. Great advice! All of their recommended places to visit/restaurants were great. Highly recommend this channel!

  2. Pick up after yourself (trash…do not litter). And if curious about hiking….ask a police officer or go to the nearest fire station….they will NOT LIE to you!

  3. Great video guys! We stayed at the Prince Waikiki on our last trip. Can you recommend any hotels further down towards Diamond Head ? Average prices if possible. Thanks

  4. Nikki and Denny, thank you for all the awesome content I really enjoy you both. I'm a Cali girl, so I'm glad you made it out his way. I'm planing to visit Oahu in OCT for my birthday, I've been taking notes from your videos. Can you recommend any must do tours in Oahu? Let me know. Thanks!

  5. Can I just say all the Hawaii locals in the comments are so respectful and kind and nice. I have never seen such a kind positive comment section. My questions is how long is the traffic typically? So i can be mindful of when to leave our hotel to our actives all around the island in Honolulu

  6. Home for me is presently the Philippines and beautiful and tropical Hawaii would be like home away from home.

  7. Your video was so good. Thank you. My husband and kids want to visit the island and your video so far is my favorite🙂. I will check the other videos🌺🌻. 🙏🏻

  8. One thing you missed in your map of the Islands in the beginning of the video is Kaho‘olawe you forgot to label Kaho‘olawe
    . The island is a sacred place it is not inhabited due to the US military using it for target practice for bombs for several decades. They broke the water table on the island from the bombings. Even though nobody lives on the island it should still be labeled.

  9. Where is the best place to rent a car ? I’m going with my 10 years old daughter and I left the rent a car for last. 😭😭

  10. Seriously, their tip is to not stay at Waikiki, one of the most signature places in the world so that you can go to Chinatown and look at cat figures or some random murals in parking lots ? Sorry I have Oakland for that

  11. I live here and this video was excellent. The only addition off the top of my head is checking out Electric Beach for the marine life (including sea turtles). Great job!

  12. Nikki- I have a trip to Oahu this fall and am coming from Florida. Since you moved from here, can you give me some tips on what will help me with jet lag? Love your videos, very informative and entertaining. Thanks for sharing your adventures!

  13. Nice info Im excited to go to hawaii in july! it would be my first time does driving around easy?

  14. My family and I just visited Waikiki and stood at the Hilton it was absolutely gorgeous. I pray to go back again one day I fell in love with the culture and island.

  15. Aloha Denny & Nikki, Love your videos. As a Native Hawaiian Born and Raised and still lives here, your videos are awesome. Great job Nikki on the pronunciation of the Place Names.

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