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Snorkeling and jetski in Honolulu, Hawaii

 
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MadSuh's pictureby MadSuh review
added on 24th of November, 2009

Visiting Honolulu is in many ways very much similar to visiting other large cities. Honolulu is a large city with traffic, tall building, and all the pros and cons of a large metropolitan area. I enjoyed Honolulu, but of course the rest of Hawaii is much more interesting, more beautiful and more romantic.

While in Honolulu, there are plenty of things to see. Hanoma Bay is one of the nicest beaches to see. There are thousands of fish everywhere and the entire bay is truly beautiful. Also, when I was there I was snorkling with turtles.

Another nice place to visit is Diamond Head, which is basically a look out over the island. I liked the climb up, even though Hawaii is naturally quite hot. Be sure to bring water when you go.

Finally, go visit Pearl Harbour is another must visit. Nothing exhilarating to report about a place that was witness to one of World War II's most desasterous defeat of the US Pacific fleet. Anyhow, like any of these memorial sites, it's important to go and understand the history and prey for the victims.

While in Hawaii, visit one of the many nice romantic beaches, restaurants, bars etc.

 

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MadSuh's picture
MadSuh wrote on Nov 25, 2009:
Thanks, Pear harbour is basically a port with warships. The memorial also has the USS Arizona which is still in the water and you can walk around still seeing some oil escape from the belly of the ship. You can only imagine how bad it must have been back then... You can also get on the USS Missouri and get a real good feeling of how humongous these ships really are.
 
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zlori wrote on Nov 24, 2009:
Hey,
This is a good one.
But what should I see on Pearl Harbour and how should I get there?
 
 
 
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Honolulu, HI, United StatesAloha Tower is the lighthouse which still welcomes vessels to Honolulu. With 10 stories, 184 feet of height in addition to 40 feet of flag mast, this tower has remained the tallest structure of Hawaii for more than 40 years. Diamond Head is a volcanic tuff cone on O’ahu which is known as Laahi to the Hawaiians. The Hanauma Bay is one of the marine embayment formed in a crater or volcanic cone. The bay is popular for its abundance of the green sea turtles known as Honu and parrotfish. ‘Iolani Palace is situated in the capital district of Honolulu downtown and is the single most royal palace utilized as official residence of the reigning... Read more »

 
 
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