Romance Hawaii Guide : Romance Hawaii Guide 2018
WWW.THEMODERNHONOLULU.COM 844-602-5258 A COSMOPOLITAN LIFESTYLE HOTEL Y E S X ROMANCE HAWAI‘I 19 MORE COUPLE ACTIVITIES Honour the fallen with a visit to Pearl Harbor. Located just 30 minutes’ drive from Waikīkī, Pearl Harbor encompasses five historic sites commemorating the events occurring at this National Historic Landmark in 1941 during WWII. The devastating aerial attack by the Japanese Naval Forces on Pearl Harbor resulted in 2,390 dead and hundreds wounded, and drove the United States into World War II. While general admission is free, it’s best to book a tour with your travel agent or online via recreation.gov prior to departure for a well-worthwhile look behind the scenes. Play golf well into the evening on a long Hawaiian day. Choose from 40 public and private courses, ranging from casual municipal links to elegant resort courses. Spectacular scenery awaits you no matter which course you choose in addition to many wide forgiving fairways. Sample local specialties from the North Shore’s renowned shrimp trucks, including delicious Kahuku shrimp. Then refresh with a ‘shave ice’ (ice-based dessert) flavoured with local ingredients such as guava, pineapple, coconut cream, passion fruit, lychee, kiwi fruit and mango. In the evening you can’t go past a lū‘au — a traditional Hawaiian feast, followed by live music and skilled hula performances. There are many lū‘au venues throughout O‘ahu. Satisfy your sporty side with other water activities, including jet-skiing, parasailing, wind surfing, kite surfing, wakeboarding, bodyboarding (boogie boarding) and stand- up paddle boarding (SUP). Snorkel and scuba beneath the waves to reveal a whole new world. Discover a variety of beautiful beaches with calm waters to explore, including Sans Souci near Waikīkī and the Ko Olina lagoons on the island’s Leeward Coast. You can also hop on a snorkel or submarine tour. Swim with wild spinner dolphins by booking a tour. A truly exhilarating experience! Take a sunset cruise or sailing excursion and you might spot a humpback breach during whale watching season (December to May). Watch big wave surfing by taking a drive to the North Shore during winter, where the world’s best surfers take on Hawai‘i’s biggest waves.
Romance Hawaii Guide 2017