This Bird’s Eye View Of Oahu Will Take Your Breath Away
Known affectionately as “The Gathering Place,” Oahu is Hawaii’s third-largest island, but home to two-thirds of the state’s population. And despite the fact that so many people call this small, 600-square-mile island home, its natural beauty surpasses that of almost any travel destination we can think of. It’s no wonder why every year there are thousands of people from all over the world visiting Oahu. From the shimmering, turquoise waters of Kailua and fish swimming underwater, to the magnificent waterfalls hidden deep in the island’s valleys as well as the majestic Ko’olau Mountains, this incredible footage shows off some of the best views of Oahu. This video, shot by David Leiter for Hawaii News Now, is sure to drop your jaw and leave you stunned and speechless as you view some of the most beautiful places in Hawaii!
After seeing some of the best views of Oahu in this footage, don’t you think our island home is simply breathtaking? If you’re planning on visiting Oahu, we hope that this video provided some inspiration on some places to see and things to do. Oahu is certainly one of the most beautiful places in Hawaii. There is a reason “lucky we live Hawaii” is such a common phrase heard across the islands.
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Want to see more epic footage of the most beautiful places in Hawaii? Be sure to check out this breathtaking footage of Maui, as well as this video that gives us a never-before-seen tour of Kauai. If you prefer photos, here are several incredible aerial pictures of Oahu and a few of the other islands that you are sure to love!
Best Views Of Oahu
What are some of the most beautiful places in Hawaii?
Hawaii arguably is home to some of the most beautiful places on earth. From mountains to volcanoes, from beaches to waterfalls, people from all over the world have fallen in love with the allure of the Aloha State. To learn about some of the most breathtaking sites, visit our article, 30 Places In Hawaii You Must See Before You Die.
What can I do when visiting Oahu?
Oahu may be home to Hawaii’s state capital of Honolulu, but it has so much more to offer than the city itself. Visit Hanauma Bay, a popular beach destination with an incredible lookout to get a panoramic view of the coastline. Head to Byodo-In Temple, a beautiful replica of a Buddhist temple that was built to honor Japanese immigrants who had settled in Hawaii long ago and worthy of a visit. These are just a couple of options of places to visit in Oahu. For more, visit this post for a road trip around the island.
What historic sites can I visit in Oahu?
If you are interested in learning more about the history of Oahu, you may want to head out on this historical sites road trip to some of the most fascinating history about the island. This trip will take you to Pearl Harbor, one of the most famous historical sites in the country, let alone Hawaii. You will also visit the Aloha Tower, Iolani Palace, and Heeia Fishpond, among others. This will be one unforgettable road trip!