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Reasons To Visit The Island Of Oahu In The Fall

August 24, 2015 Destination Hawaii No Comments Print Print Email Email

One of the best times of the year to visit the energizing Island of Oahu is during the fall, September through December. Hotels and airlines are generally offering great deals, and it’s the season for some of Oahu’s most vibrant and exciting festivals and events.http://join.travelmanagers.com.au/

Special Fall Deals

Say I Do at The Kahala Hotel & Resort

Planning a destination wedding in Honolulu? The Kahala Hotel & Resort is offering 20 percent off the banquet menu (beverages excluded) and venue fee waiver for weddings booked at the resort before Oct. 31, 2015. Offer is valid for new bookings only. Guests must use the special code SayIdoAtTheKahala2015 to redeem. www.kahalaresort.com

Sunshine on Sale at Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa

Travelers looking for an autumn getaway can take advantage of the resort’s Sunshine on Sale deal to receive a daily breakfast buffet for two and the fourth night of their stay free upon a three night stay. This offer is valid for resort stays through Dec. 28, 2015.www.waikiki.hyatt.com

Fall is Mahalo Season at Aulani, A Disney Resort

During Aulani’s Mahalo Season, the more nights guests stay, the more they save. As a thank you – or mahalo – for staying at Aulani, the resort is offering 30 percent off on stays of five or more consecutive nights or 25 percent off on stays of four consecutive nights. Book the special offer now through Oct. 26, 2015 valid for stays most nights Aug. 16- Dec. 21, 2015 (*Excluding Nov. 25-28, 2015*). www.aulani.com

 Fall means Fourth Night is Free at Turtle Bay Resort

This fall, book three nights at Turtle Bay and the fourth night is on the house! You’ll have another full day of discovery, play and relaxation. You better book this fantastic offer before it falls away. www.turtlebayresort.com

Fall Family Getaway at the Trump International Hotel Waikiki

Save up to 40 percent on deluxe two-bedroom ocean view suites (sleeps up to six) and premium two-bedroom plus den ocean view and oceanfront suites (sleeps up to eight). Trump Waikiki’s suites offer fully-equipped kitchens, living rooms, and in-suite washer/dryer units. Offer available through Dec. 17, 2015. Subject to availability, and may not be combined with any other offers.www.trumpwaikiki.com

Festivals & Events

August 9-November 30, 2015

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku Exhibit at Bishop Museum

This original Bishop Museum exhibit honors the legacy of Duke Paoa Kahanamoku and illuminates the many facets of Duke as an Olympian, surfer, ocean hero, movie star, ambassador of aloha, and family man. His simple beginnings, island heritage, international fame, and lasting legacy will all be explored with a unique collection of archival video and photographs, objects from his life, and fun activities that allow visitors to surf and play with one of Hawai‘i’s greatest native sons. Visitors can take control of a replica of Duke’s surfboard to reenact his legendary 1917 ride in a 3D video game environment, allowing them to experience how Duke rode a towering wave for more than a mile at Waikiki on a finless board. www.bishopmuseum.org

September 9-13, 2015

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

Oahu is gaining the reputation of being a great culinary destination where you can experience a full spectrum of cuisine all year-round, thanks to the cultural mix and local efforts to source from the land. But if you are a true foodie, you may want to schedule your visit during the Hawaii Food & Wine Festival. The festival includes culinary-focused events and evening receptions featuring dishes prepared by an all-star lineup of 80 chefs from Hawaii, the Mainland and around the world. www.hawaiifoodandwinefestival.com

September 5, 19 & 26, 2015

Aloha Festivals

Visitors looking to experience the Hawaiian culture should visit Oahu during Aloha Festivals, a celebration of Hawaii’s music, dance and history. Festivities on Oahu include a Waikiki Hoolaulea (or street party) and a floral parade. www.alohafestivals.com

November 12-22, 2015

Hawai‘i International Film Festival

Oahu is known as the “Gathering place” – a crossroads of the Pacific. What better place to experience one of Asia-Pacific’s best film events than at the Hawaii International Film Festival. The event showcases independent feature films and the very best and latest in global cinema. www.hiff.org

November 12-December 20, 2015

Vans Triple Crown of Surfing

One of the biggest reasons that people visit the island of Oahu is to experience the legendary surf at the location where surfing was born. If checking out the epic surf on Oahu’s fabled North Shore is on your bucket list, you should visit during the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. The world’s best surfers come to compete in this series of competitions in hopes of being crowned surfing’s new world champion. www.triplecrownofsurfing.com

November 20-22, 2015

HONOLULU Fashion Week

After a successful debut in 2014, HONOLULU Fashion Week will return this fall at the Hawaii Convention Center. A three-day event will highlight international and local design talent with collaborative and individual runway shows, VIP events, pop-up boutiques, exclusive merchandise, and other events. www.honolulufashionweek.com

December 6, 2015

XTERRA Trail Run World Championship

The XTERRA Trail Run World Championship is an off-road half-marathon that winds through Kualoa Ranch on Oahu’s northeastern shore. Runners can take part in the 21K championship course, a 10K, a 5K, or an “adventure walk.” The race will take runners on trails through the stunning scenery of Kualoa Ranch. www.xterraplanet.com

 December 13, 2015

Honolulu Marathon
Thousands of runners from around the world travel to Oahu each year to participate in the Honolulu Marathon. The 26.2-mile scenic course includes spectacular views alongside world famous Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head. www.honolulumarathon.org

For information on the Island of Oahu, go to www.visit-oahu.com, follow OVB’s Tweets at www.Twitter.com/OahuVB, or become a fan of Oahu on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/OahuHawaii, and follow @OahuVB on Instagram.

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