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Top 10 Reasons to Visit Oahu

As the main hub of the Hawaiian Islands, its no wonder Oahu is the most visited island. Serving up big city fun in a small island setting, this vibrant island offers the best of both worlds-tropical verdure and a lively night scene. Here are 10 more reasons why you should make a trip to Oahu.

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45th Annual Ukulele Festival - Hawaii.com

Thousands of people have been enticed to the Kapiolani Park Bandstand in Waikiki by the sweet sounds of the ukulele since the first Ukulele Festival in 1970. The festival is the brainchild of Roy Sakuma who is often credited for the proliferation of the ukulele and its national and international acclaim, and his wife Kathy Sakuma. “It started off as a dream to showcase the ukulele as more than an accompaniment, but a solo instrument. It’s definitely received the recognition deserving of it. It’s been a blessing that it’s happened…my dream of having the ukulele recognized and become internationally known has come true,” says Roy Sakuma.