Travel Guide: Oahu, Hawaii
With about 75 per cent of the inhabitants of Hawaii living on this one island, it is no wonder its nickname is the Gathering Place. Oahu is also home to the state capital and largest city, Honolulu, as well as the popular region of Waikiki. Once a haven for Hawaiian royalty, today Waikiki is filled with beaches, surfing and shopping. Close to many hotels and resorts is the popular attraction, Diamond Head. Great for hiking and spectacular views, it is a symbol of Hawaii. Due to its beauty, Oahu has been immortalized in numerous films and television shows, making it even more popular with tourists. In this video, WatchMojo.com profiles the idyllic Hawaiian island of Oahu.