When visiting a new city, one of the best ways to get to know it is to do as the locals do. After venturing to Oahu’s historic sites, get to know the modern culture of the islands through popular locally frequented spots.Explore the island’s natural beauty through a picturesque hikes including Manoa Falls or Lulumahu Falls, where natural waterfalls abound, or go snorkeling at Shark’s Cove in the North Shore, away from the tourist-packed waters at Hanauma Bay.
Before leaving the island, discover Oahu’s food landscape and sample popular comfort dishes. Find out what the fuss over the island’s favorite canned meat and sink your teeth into a Spam musubi, which can be found at any 7-Eleven and most grocery stores. For a heartier meal, try a loco moco, a plate of white rice, hamburger patty and a fried egg smothered in gravy. Journey through the island, and see Oahu as the locals do.