Oahu, nicknamed the "Gathering Place", is the third largest island of the state of Hawaii and also the most densely populated. It is a volcanic island and has the distinction of being the twentieth largest island in the United States. Honolulu, which is located on the South East coast, is the County Seat and State Capital of Hawaii. Most of the population of Oahu is concentrated in Honolulu, which is the largest city, state capital and main deepwater marine port for the state of Hawaii.
Oahu earned its place in world history as being the scene of the opening of the Second World War with the Japanese Navy's attack on Pearl Harbor. In the present time, it is a shopping and tourism haven for millions of visitors who flock here every year to relish the Hawaiian Island holiday experience.
Well-known and most visited spots in the "Gathering Place" island include Waikiki, Pearl Harbor, Diamond Head, Hanauma Bay, Kaneohe Bay and the North Shore. The Ala Moana area features a vast stretch of reef protected white sandy beaches. Also of much repute are the Polynesian Cultural Center, The USS Arizona Memorial, Valley of the Temples and the Honolulu Academy of Arts.
Oahu is also an attractive location for film makers because of its breathtaking land and seascapes, which offer unlimited opportunities to capture nature's beauty on celluloid. Some of the world's most notable films have been shot here. Miles of beaches offer some of the most sought after ocean activities like surfing, kite surfing, fishing, diving, body-surfing, body boarding, windsurfing and kayaking.
Oahu has been an amicable host to its multitude of annual tourists by offering convenient transport facilities within the islands to suit every taste and budget. A great holiday needs some great planning and Hawaii Car Rentals offers some of the most discounted fares by the world best car rental agencies like, Avis, Enterprise, Budget, Dollar and Thrifty.
Hawaii Car Rentals rates can be up to 75% off and we offer great perks and bonuses. Our site allows for easy site navigation, inquiries, reservations, confirmations when traveling to the "Gathering Place" and its neighbor islands. Each car rental agency makes unique allowances for individual preferences. Hawaii travelers can find the most suitable car rental company at Hawaii Car Rentals. Oahu, a curious mix of beauty and bounty, history and contemporary wholesome living has been the dream destination of many an avid adventure lover and continues to be one.