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Travel Tips & Advice, Oahu, Hawaii: How to Spend a Week in Honolulu with Friends

Stay at the freshly launched Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger with rooms and suites from about $195 (plus tax) for a double. The hotel is only a block back from Waikiki Beach. This is where Native Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku, who popularised Hawaii’s ancient sport of surfing, refined his skills on a 52-kilogram wooden longboard back in the early 1900s. To get there I cut down ‘surfboard alley’ lined with countless stored boards standing tall in their colourful covers. Read more here in TRAVELLER.