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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #260 on: July 26, 2018, 09:43:36 AM »
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #261 on: November 07, 2018, 12:14:17 AM »
Have a 3:15 layover next week. Is that time at all to leave the airport? Not specifically looking to do something, rather to pass the time. Maybe get some Lepperts?
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #262 on: November 07, 2018, 12:05:34 PM »
Have a 3:15 layover next week. Is that time at all to leave the airport? Not specifically looking to do something, rather to pass the time. Maybe get some Lepperts?
What time? During rush hour you will not want to go in to Waikiki on such a short layover.  Like driving in NYC on that stretch.
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #263 on: November 07, 2018, 12:28:35 PM »
What time? During rush hour you will not want to go in to Waikiki on such a short layover.  Like driving in NYC on that stretch.

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #264 on: November 07, 2018, 01:18:35 PM »
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is Lepperts on uber eats?
maybe get oahu kosher delivered to you ?
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #265 on: November 07, 2018, 01:36:05 PM »
is Lepperts on uber eats?
maybe get oahu kosher delivered to you ?

Not so desperate for food (I don't eat Lepperts anyways, although my companion does). Just trying to see if I can go do anything in town.
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #266 on: November 07, 2018, 03:35:24 PM »
Not so desperate for food (I don't eat Lepperts anyways, although my companion does). Just trying to see if I can go do anything in town.
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #267 on: November 07, 2018, 06:03:41 PM »
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #268 on: January 28, 2019, 04:21:04 PM »
Apparently this happened a year ago, but the Holiday Inn resort in Waikiki left the IHG brand. I stayed here with my CC free night a few years ago and it was pretty good. Shame that IHG is basically now unrepresented in HI, except for a HI Express in downtown HNL.

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #269 on: January 29, 2019, 09:44:46 AM »
Apparently this happened a year ago, but the Holiday Inn resort in Waikiki left the IHG brand. I stayed here with my CC free night a few years ago and it was pretty good. Shame that IHG is basically now unrepresented in HI, except for a HI Express in downtown HNL.
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ETA: Apearently the HI Express is in Waikiki but is further from the beach, and obviously, not as nice as the HI Resort was. They also opened an HI Express in Kona.

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #270 on: February 14, 2019, 10:03:56 AM »
We have a 4 hour stopover in HNL. Any recommendations for what to do during that time?

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #271 on: February 14, 2019, 10:28:32 AM »
We have a 4 hour stopover in HNL. Any recommendations for what to do during that time?
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #272 on: February 20, 2019, 09:06:05 PM »
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #273 on: April 09, 2019, 01:47:19 AM »
I just wanted to jump in and say that Oahu really surpassed my expectations, and is not a second-rate Hawaiian island at all! The mountains along the eastern and northwestern shores are incredible, and there are many more swimmable, empty beaches on Oahu than Maui or Kauai by far.(never been to BI).

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #274 on: April 09, 2019, 12:26:45 PM »
I just wanted to jump in and say that Oahu really surpassed my expectations, and is not a second-rate Hawaiian island at all! The mountains along the eastern and northwestern shores are incredible, and there are many more swimmable, empty beaches on Oahu than Maui or Kauai by far.(never been to BI).
That's actually really good to hear as I may be heading to Honolulu in December but I would arrive there on Sunday night and need to leave Tuesday night. I was torn since everyone says to leave Oahu but if I did that I would waste way too much of the short amount of time I had there. Any suggestions on hotel options using points?

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #275 on: April 10, 2019, 06:01:42 PM »
I used Wyndham Ilikai in Waikiki. It's ok nothing special. Studio with full kitchen, but $28 per day parking.

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #276 on: April 10, 2019, 06:05:00 PM »
Not sure if it was mentioned, but hnl airport has a really cool outdoor garden area past security.

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #277 on: April 10, 2019, 06:50:05 PM »
I just wanted to jump in and say that Oahu really surpassed my expectations, and is not a second-rate Hawaiian island at all! The mountains along the eastern and northwestern shores are incredible, and there are many more swimmable, empty beaches on Oahu than Maui or Kauai by far.(never been to BI).
The problem with Oahu is that people get stuck in Waikiki and hate it. If you don't focus on Honolulu it's a great island, though I don't think it compares to the outer islands.
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #278 on: April 11, 2019, 10:16:25 AM »
I think outside of Waikiki it does compare. Not a tier below.

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #279 on: April 11, 2019, 10:21:32 AM »
We stayed in Wakiki but drove around each day to different parts of the island.  While it may not compare to the other islands, there are plenty of beautiful beaches, rain forests and things to do on Oahu.

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