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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #195 on: May 02, 2017, 12:33:35 AM »
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #196 on: May 02, 2017, 10:35:25 AM »
So I would like to see Pearl Harbor on the way back to NYC from Kauai. The flight from HNL to NYC is at 3PM. Ideally I would like to take a 10:10 AM from kauai that gets me in to HNL at 10:50 AM. That would leave me with a bit over 4 hours to deplane, see pearl harbor and check back in to the airport for my flight back to NYC. I see that pearl harbor is about 15 minutes away from the airport. I also saw on pearl harbors website that a tour last around and hour and 15 minutes (for the USS Arizona memorial). I would like to make the 12PM tour.

So my questions are:

1)If I take the 12PM tour, I would get back to the airport at 1:30-1:45 PM . Is that enough time before my 3PM flight? (I would have checked in in Kauai earlier on in the day). I also have TSA pre.

2)Will my luggage check through from Kauai to NYC? I dont want to shlep my luggage to pearl harbor. All flights are HA.

3)While I see that the minimum time to spend at pearl harbor is an hour and 15 minutes, I will hopefully get there at around 11:30 (as my flight lands at 10:50) so I can check out one of the other museums. That all said is 2 hours too little time? While there are earlier flights from LIH to HNL, it is a) more expensive (about $100 a person) and b) would mean we would have to wake up really early which we would rather not do. Im ok with skipping the bowfin and the Missouri.

Keep in mind that you can't bring in any bags, regardless of size. They have a bag check, but you'd need to factor time for that as well.

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #197 on: May 03, 2017, 07:17:46 AM »
Keep in mind that you can't bring in any bags, regardless of size. They have a bag check, but you'd need to factor time for that as well.
This.  You'd need to bag check all carry on, which likely includes KSML for the long way back.  I can't remember the form of the bag check as I didn't use it (maybe there are lockers?), but possible Halachic issues? 
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #198 on: May 03, 2017, 07:24:34 AM »
This.  You'd need to bag check all carry on, which likely includes KSML for the long way back.  I can't remember the form of the bag check as I didn't use it (maybe there are lockers?), but possible Halachic issues?
Only if you don't deal your food. Also, not a problem unless red meat anyway.

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #199 on: May 03, 2017, 01:11:59 PM »
if one flies with united from ny to hnl and on same ticket continues to maui.
will luggage be checked through to ogg? or you have to recheck?
does it make a difference if connection is hawaiin airlines or island air?
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #200 on: May 04, 2017, 03:07:41 PM »
if one flies with united from ny to hnl and on same ticket continues to maui.
will luggage be checked through to ogg? or you have to recheck?
does it make a difference if connection is hawaiin airlines or island air?
with HA it'll work only if the flights are on one PNR.  United will interline with island air even if not IIRC

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #201 on: June 22, 2017, 09:33:14 PM »
Planning a trip for August. Would you recommend the Hilton Hawaiian Village? What kind of room did you have? Thank you

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #202 on: June 28, 2017, 02:01:31 PM »
The Royal Hawaiian in HNL has a resort fee and a separate 40 a day parking fee.  Is there a cheaper parking facility near the hotel? If not, what would be recommended as an alternative to the Royal Hawaiian?

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #203 on: July 20, 2017, 12:53:47 AM »
Were they able to freeze your meals at the Hilton Hawaiian Village? When I called they told me they couldn't. Any other info on the resort would be helpful. Thanks

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #204 on: July 27, 2017, 10:37:45 PM »
Any kosher resturants still open these days?

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #205 on: July 27, 2017, 11:40:23 PM »
Any kosher resturants still open these days?

You can order food for delivery only from Oahu Kosher:

https://www.oahukosher.com/

For Shabbos you can purchase meals and eat with Chabad. 

I am not aware of any other options on Oahu.
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #206 on: July 28, 2017, 09:24:26 AM »
Any kosher resturants still open these days?

Maybe Lapperts ice cream (Chalav Stam)?

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #207 on: August 26, 2017, 11:37:55 PM »
I was just Oahu for quite some time and had a blast BH!

First of all, thank you @Dan for the posts on each island which were (at least somewhat) helpful!

I do think that if you do proper research there are lots of thing to do and see on Oahu which you won't find on other islands.

One of the highlights was the Haiku Stairs AKA "stairway to heaven", it is illegal so we had to wake up in middle of the night to go there, avoid the cups looking for hikers and even hide in the wood from the guard looking for us with flashlights! but it just added to the thrill and was really amazing! I might be the first one here to have done it and highly recommend it!

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #208 on: August 26, 2017, 11:56:57 PM »
One of the highlights was the Haiku Stairs AKA "stairway to heaven", it is illegal so we had to wake up in middle of the night to go there, avoid the cups looking for hikers and even hide in the wood from the guard looking for us with flashlights! but it just added to the thrill and was really amazing! I might be the first one here to have done it and highly recommend it!
Did you bump into anyone else there at that hour ?  Hoping to see a TR soon

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #209 on: August 27, 2017, 12:00:25 AM »
Did you bump into anyone else there at that hour ?  Hoping to see a TR soon

Sure! plenty of people! we even met people in the forest on our way up so we did the beginning of the hike together (the bushes part, which guess what we did get a little lost, but again it just made it more fun and if you have a good sense of direction you can't really get lost)