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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #80 on: January 05, 2014, 04:49:18 PM »
I will be in Hawaii from 06/22 - 07/02 not sure of itinerary yet, traveling with wife a 6 year kid anyone going to be there then?

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #81 on: January 05, 2014, 09:18:48 PM »
I'm a 25 year old Chabad guy going to Oahu, Hawaii by myself from 21-26 January. Just wondering if there is anyone that is interested in touring together.

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #82 on: January 05, 2014, 10:13:41 PM »
I will be in Hawaii from 06/22 - 07/02 not sure of itinerary yet, traveling with wife a 6 year kid anyone going to be there then?

I will be there then as well.  Where are you coming from?  Which hotel do you plan on staying at?

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #83 on: January 05, 2014, 11:52:13 PM »
Anyone have experience at Aulani?  Worth the price?  Any way to get discounts or promos?

It is about as well priced as you would expect a Disney themed hotel to be.

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #84 on: January 17, 2014, 12:10:40 AM »
Hi all! I've a few questions re: Oahu as we are going there in February (thank you Dan!!)

 We will only be in Oahu for a little more than 4 days. We are considering traveling with a 15 month old (as opposed to leaving him with grandma) and have some questions:

1) Since we booked via our phone in order to buy the tiks before the price mistake got fixed, we only were able to book for coach seats and I stupidly didn't book a seat for my baby. Do they give bassinets in coach? Would they even fit a strapping 15 month old? How do parents travel with a toddler on the lap? When we called to ask for another seat they want to charge us full price (which they claim is over $1000!)

2) Is the weather appropriate in February to bring our baby to the beach? Will we be able to go into the water? From what I've researched it averages 70-80 degrees but I don't know if the water is warm enough.

3) We have already been to Waikiki before baby. So we wanted to go somewhere else. Does anyone know of a HOTEL which a kitchenette and has a beach suitable for children? I'm trying to see if there are any hotels I can use points for which have kitchens instead of shelling out for a condo. If Waikiki is the only beach that's suitable (due to the calm waters) for the baby then we will stay there again.

4) What do families do about renting cars? Apparently there's parking fees everywhere we looked.
TIA!

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #85 on: January 19, 2014, 09:50:18 AM »
Moana Surfrider or The Royal Hawaiian what should i take?

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #86 on: January 19, 2014, 09:55:28 AM »
Are you there for shabbos?
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #87 on: January 19, 2014, 10:03:12 AM »

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #88 on: January 19, 2014, 05:00:12 PM »
Where is the best location to stay in to avoid the tourist traps and still be centrally located?

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #89 on: January 19, 2014, 05:02:20 PM »
Stay in Waikiki, just be sure to get out and explore!
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #90 on: January 19, 2014, 05:06:27 PM »
Stay in Waikiki, just be sure to get out and explore!
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #91 on: January 20, 2014, 05:32:28 PM »
Going to be in Oahu for 2 days. What are the must see attractions doable with an 18 month old?

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #92 on: January 20, 2014, 07:09:08 PM »
Dole plantation might be good for an 18 month. There is a cute little train ride around the plantation

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #93 on: January 20, 2014, 10:04:19 PM »
Going to be in Oahu for 2 days. What are the must see attractions doable with an 18 month old?
should i go here with a 18 month old? Any other ideas where to go?

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #94 on: January 20, 2014, 10:13:40 PM »
I'm going with a 2 month old

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #95 on: January 20, 2014, 10:39:43 PM »
I'm going with a 2 month old
what r u planning to do there with a 2 months old  I am planning to go with a 6 month old could use some help . Ideas.

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #96 on: January 20, 2014, 11:26:05 PM »
I don't plan on staying in Oahu too much only for shabbos if even that. Going to Kauai and Big Island Just going to relax and take it easy and enjoy the beautiful sites.  There are many areas on all Islands that you can access by car and stroller that will make you say "Ma Rabu Hashem" Obviously hikes and kayaks might get you much closer to the action but doubt you want to do that with a baby

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #97 on: January 21, 2014, 10:02:25 AM »
anyone have the Oahu revealed book they want to sell?

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #98 on: February 03, 2014, 12:59:19 PM »
can anyone suggest the best/must-see hike and the best canoe trip to do?

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« Reply #99 on: February 14, 2014, 10:14:20 AM »
whats the going rate for a photographer for an hr in wakiki beach, including coming to my hotel. etc
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