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Aulani, A Disney Resort And Spa In Hawaii

"Disney Goes Hawaiian" is how this family sees Aulani, the company’s first and already successful venture running a themed beach vacation resort not related to an amusement park. “This is AWESOME!”  I crane my neck over the swells to see my 12-year old son Will ride the rolling blue water. Then my husband Bob pops up on his board and holds that Hawaii Five-0 theme song pose, looking...

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6 Boutique Hotels That Get What Families Want

For the past decade, millennials have fueled the growth in boutique hotels, forcing the major chains to launch their own “boutique” products such as Hilton’s Curio, Hyatt’s Andaz and Marriott’s Autograph Collection. Yet the definition of a boutique hotel is still in flux – 35 years after pioneer Bill Kimpton opened the Clarion Bedford Hotel in San Francisco with a hosted wine reception;...

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Oahu, Hawaii Hotels and Resorts

Home to Honolulu, Waikiki Beach, Pearl Harbor and the world's most famous surfing culture, the island of O'ahu is rich with natural beauty and history. Families will find it safe and convenient to navigate downtown and the beach area's malls, restaurants and nightlife by shuttle or ride-share. There's a huge variety of traditional family-welcoming resorts, rental condos, airbnb's...

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Oahu, Hawaii Attractions

As Hawaii's first island developed for tourism, Oahu, the main town of Honolulu, and its activities, sights, restaurants and surfing culture have learned to appeal to every member of the family. For our recommendations for family fun activities in Oahu, please read on and enjoy the updated and expanded listings based on one of our contributor's recent visits.For general information on the...

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My Family Adventure In Oahu

Beautiful beaches like Waikiki and the historical Pearl Harbor site are just two highlights on Oahu, Hawaii's best known tourist destination. Many first time visitors to Hawai'i equate it with Honolulu, and the island of Oahu with Waikiki. That's a pity.  While Waikiki Beach in Honolulu is a key attraction -- certainly it's the best central location to stay -- O'ahu...

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O’ahu, Hawaii

Family Travel Forum's guide to Oahu's finest attractions for the family interested in wildlife and the island's marine wonders. Family Travel Forum's guide to Oahu's finest attractions for the family interested in wildlife and the island's marine wonders. Friends warned us that Honolulu was just another congested big city. But while Oahu (known as the "Gathering...

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Hawaii’s Island of O’ahu

One of single parenting's foremost experts shares tips on how to get around, where to stay and what not to miss in O'ahu. One of single parenting's foremost experts shares tips on how to get around, where to stay and what not to miss in O'ahu. Hawai'i has often been called one of the world's favorite vacation spots. There is no doubt that this is one of those rare...

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The Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Honolulu, Hawai’i

One of Waikiki's oldest hotels, the Royal Hawaiian, offers 10-acres of exclusive beachfront property and fun for the entire family One of Waikiki's oldest hotels, the Royal Hawaiian, offers 10-acres of exclusive beachfront property and fun for the entire family The newly renovated Royal Hawaiian Hotel (2259 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu,...

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O’ahu, Hawaii Hotels And Resorts

Looking for places to stay with kids on your Hawaiian vacation in O'ahu? Here are some hotels and resorts to explore. Looking for places to stay with kids on your Hawaiian vacation in O'ahu? Here are some hotels and resorts to explore. Hilton Hawaiian Village 800/445-8667, 808/949-4321 At the quieter...

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Obama Family Vacation: Oahu, Hawaii Estate is a Superstar

President Barack Obama and his family showed 2008 the door at Paradise Point Estates at Kailua Bay, a luxury beachfront estate complex in O'ahu. Mr. President Barack Obama and his family showed 2008 the door at Paradise Point Estates at Kailua Bay, a luxury beachfront estate complex in O'ahu. Mr. Obama vacations annually to the island where he lived from the...

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