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Fun things to do in Oahu

Karen Miner is the Food & Home Editor for SheKnows. She is a freelance writer, recipe developer and is also the cook, author and photographer behind the food blog, Tasty Trials, a collection of original recipes and stories. She and her h...

Have fun in the Hawaiian sun

The island of Oahu is home to bustling big cities, quiet beaches and tourist hot spots. Read on to find out which spots you shouldn't miss on your next visit to this Hawaiian paradise.

Have fun in the Hawaiian sun

Hanauma Bay

Just a short drive from Waikiki takes you to Hanauma Bay, a snorkeler's paradise. While the waters on other parts of the island are gorgeous, this protected bay and nature preserve, nestled inside a volcanic crater, is home to hundreds of species including colorful fish, sea turtles and mysterious living coral reefs that you won't see elsewhere. Outfits in the bay offer rentals of all the equipment you'll need to roam through the warm waters and take in the incredible sights of this underwater world. Whether you're a snorkeling pro or a first-timer, Hanauma Bay will enchant you.

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