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Oahu Lifestyle and Culture

Ala Moana shopping centerThe Ala Moana Center in Honolulu is the largest shopping mall in Hawaii and the fourteenth largest shopping mall in the United States. It currently holds the distinction of being the largest open-air shopping center in the world.
The temperate climate of Hawaii is perfect with average air temperature ranging from 74 degrees F (23 degrees C) to 88 degrees F (31 degrees C) with moderate humidity of 53% during the day, mostly everyday, year round.
The Pipeline
Surfer on wave The Banzai Pipeline, one of the world's most famous surf locations can be found on Oahu.
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Foster Botanical Gardens The Foster Botanical Garden near Iolani Palace was built in 1855, which makes it the oldest garden in Hawaii.
Oahu is the Gathering Place
Oahu at night Oahu, an island occupying 597 square miles, is the second oldest island in the Hawaiian chain of islands and has the longest sandy beach Waikiki and highest surf of all the Hawaiian Islands.

Oahu has vast history and culture from many races, a gathering of people in the middle of the pacific is found on this island.

Hawaii's population of 1,208,537, an amazing 43.5% or 526,667 residents were not born in Hawaii.

The richest night life in Hawaii is found on Oahu, and there is even a zoo!
Culture and Lifestyle on Oahu
Oahu beach Oahu could be called the hub of the Hawaiian Islands. Many people from the outer islands will travel to Oahu when looking for things off the beaten path. Concerts, shopping and specialized doctors are a few of the more common reasons for a quick day trip to Oahu.

Honolulu's Chinatown:  A living history of early Honolulu, complete with an open market, lei stands, Chinese shops, art galleries, Chinese food and of course the "real" Charlie Chan.

Bishop Museum:  Features excellent exhibits depicting Hawaii's early multi-ethnic heritage.

Honolulu Symphony Orchestra:  Complete information on the concert schedule and when the box office is open.

Polynesian Voyaging Society:  These islands were settled by some of the most accomplished early sailors of all time. The Society funds voyages that retrace those early routes plus teaches the ancient skills of traditional canoe building and Polynesian navigation.

Hawaii Opera Theater:  Our recently renovated Hawaii Opera Theater is located in historic Chinatown in a beautiful turn-of-the-century building. See the calendar section for upcoming performances.

Honolulu Academy of Arts:  Located close to downtown Honolulu and features a wonderful permanent collection of Asian and early Hawaiian Art.

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