Honolulu is famous for many things: Pearl Harbor, Honolulu Harbor, Aloha Tower, Diamond Head, and of course Waikiki Beach. Aloha Tower is located on Pier 9 in Honolulu Harbor, and it was for some forty years the tallest structure in Hawaii. What you may not know is that it was originally a lighthouse.
In the distance beyond Waikiki Beach is Diamond Head volcanic crater.
If you’d like to see the view from atop Diamond Head I would suggest you visit this link appropriately titled: A View from Atop Diamond Head. That link will take you to a post I did way back in February, 2011, of a hike Ursula and I made to the top. In that post you’ll see images such as these:
One of the most prominent skyline features in Honolulu is actually two skyline features. I’m referring to One Waterfront Towers:
On Fun Photo Friday I’ll present some of my favorite shots from this trip to Oahu, and next week we’ll begin our culinary tour of Oahu.