All posts tagged: oahu

Things to Do on Oahu

Oahu is one out of the eight islands that make up the state of Hawaii. Oahu aka “The Gathering Place” has the largest population of the eight islands and is home to their state capital, Honolulu. Here are my recommendations on places to visit on Oahu. For a foodie blog on the best places to eat on Oahu – check out my previous post here. Dole Plantation [64-1550 Kamehameha Hwy] Have you ever noticed the “Dole” stickers on the fruits you eat?!  The stickers indicate that they came from the Dole Plantation, right here on Oahu.  I highly recommend giving this place a visit because it’s so fun and it caters to all age groups.  Hop on the Pineapple Express Train to get a tour of the plantation and absorb all the history facts during this tour.  Check out the class on how to cut a pineapple. And most importantly, taste the fresh pineapple and pineapple whip. You will not regret! North Shore Marketplace [66-250 Kamehameha Hwy D203] North Shore is the opposite side of …

Places to Eat on Oahu

Aloha foodies!  Hawaii definitely made it to one of my top places to get my grub on.  I definitely gained some LBS on this trip but it was so worth it.  Here are my recommended list of places to eat when visiting Oahu.  Stay tuned for another post on a list of activities to do on Oahu (and Maui, if you plan on going there too). Koa Cafe (2700 S. King St.) Porky Pork – This is definitely a must order item off their menu.  It comes with a generous amount of tender pork that is so flavorful.  The medley potatoes come from different regions.  I always use ketchup on my potatoes, but I didn’t need to for this dish!  Just enough salt and crunch on the potatoes mixed with the delicious pork and the soft but set egg from the Benedict. Guava Lava Mochi Waffle – I do not have a sweet tooth but I enjoyed this breakfast dessert.  This waffle isn’t your typical waffle, it has a different grainy texture from the infused …