Events & Activities
STAY, PLAY & DISCOVER on OAHU
As a guest, you can experience a variety of amazing marine activities outside your doorstep including: kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, guided Eco-Tours, snorkel/sandbar boat excursions and a private boat charter. For additional entertainment we offer dinner every Monday and Wednesday with live Hawaiian music, a Friday evening buffet dinner and fire knife performance, and a memorable Saturday Reef-Snorkel-Sandbar Cruise. Our friendly staff can arrange golf, horseback riding, hikes and eco-tours as well as cultural shows through our local partners at Polynesian Cultural Center, Kualoa Ranch, Macadamia Nut Farm and Ko’olau Golf Club.
The resort offers many on-site recreational activities, including:
- Pool and Hot Tub
- Floating Sun Lounge
- Yoga & Meditation Class (complimentary)
- Instructional SUP and Kayak Class (complimentary)
- Standup Paddle Boarding (fee)
- Monday and Wednesday’s 4-Course Plated Dinner with Live Hawaiian Music (fee)
- Friday’s Pau Hana Buffet Dinner with a Spectacular Fire Knife Performance (fee)
- Wednesday Boat Excursion & Adventure (fee)
- Saturday Sandbar Boat Excursion & Reef Snorkel Adventure (fee)
- Private Boat Charter (fee)
- On Call Massage Services (fee)
Click here for more details on our resort activities and experience. Reserve your activity with us prior to arrival to receive 20% discount -- limited time offer!
Stay on the Windward Coast of Oahu and experience Hawaiian culture, tropical beauty, spectacular places, great activities and world renowned Hawaiian beaches. Windward Oahu has it all within a close proximity to Paradise Bay Resort. Here is a list of our favorite land and water activities on the Windward Coast:
Great Hikes, Biking, Shopping, Luau, Golf, Horseback, ATV, Surf, Sportfishing, Windsurfing, Kayaking, Kiteboarding, Diving, Snorkeling, Sailing, Boat Excursions, Paragliding and more.
Check out some of Oahu's top activities and places to explore:
- Valley of the Temples
- Heeia Park Eco Tours
- Heeia Pier Excursions
- Koolau Golf Club
- Kualoa Ranch Activities
- Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden and Hike
- Polynesian Cultural Center (Oahu's #1 Paid Attraction)
- Macadamia Nut Farm Tour
- Historic Kailua Town
- Haleiwa Town
- Sea Life Park and Chiefs Luau
One of the best ways to explore our island is on foot! Take a hike on Oahu and reward yourself with panoramic ocean views and lush mountain scenery. On the eastern tip of Oahu is the Makapuu Lighthouse Trail, which features breathtaking views of the indigo Pacific Ocean. You can also go on guided educational hiking tours. Waimea Valley on the North Shore offers valley hikes every Saturday perfect for families. Discover stunning views as guides help you identify native and exotic plants, showcase the valley’s indigenous birds and lead you to various streams including the beautiful Waimea Waterfall.
Ask our concierge staff to recommend hiking trails around the area.
Oahu is home to world famous Waikiki Beach, the legendary North Shore and other amazing off-the-beaten-path beaches. Explore some of beaches on the North Shore and along the Windward (East) coast: Kailua Beach, Lanikai, Kahana Bay and Malaekahana state recreation area and beach-Sunset Beach, Ehukai Beach(Banzi Pipeline) and Waimea Beach and Falls.
Oahu is called the "Heart of Hawaii" so it's the appropriate home to Hawaii's widest range of popular activities and famous sights from the big city Waikiki and the famous North Shore to the tropical Windward Coast. There are so many things to do that you'll never be able to do them all in just one visit: Golf, Shop, Luau, Surf, Windsurf, Kiteboard, Dive, Snorkel, Deep Sea Fishing, Skydive, Glider Ride, Helicopter tours, Sailing, Boat Excursions, Parasailing, Shark Tours, Bike, Hike and more.
We've chosen our top things to do on the island of Oahu, Hawaii:
- Attend a Luau
- Learn to Catch a Wave off Kailua Beach
- Drive to the North Shore – Surfing Capital of the World
- See Waikiki and Oahu from the Top of Diamond Head
- Honor America at Pearl Harbor and the Arizona Memorial
- Shop in Waikiki and Ala Moana Shopping Center
- Get a Taste of Honolulu with Hawaii Food Tours
- See Oahu from the Air with a helicopter ride
- Listen to Some Live Hawaiian Music
- Find Places Where the TV Series and Movies such as LOST and Hawaii 5-O Were Filmed
Calendar of Events
Plan your trip during one of Oahu’s many special events. Experience one-of-a-kind festivals, cultural performances, stage shows, musical events and sports competitions throughout the year on Oahu.
Refer to our events calendar for upcoming concerts, sports events and entertainment at the Paradise Bay Resort and on the island of Oahu. Our resort provides you with easy access to an array of entertainment venues so can take part in all the island happenings. For non-stop action during your vacation, refer to our calendar of events.
At the end of each day, return to the Paradise Bay Resort to enjoy the outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi, relax on our floating dock or on your lanai patio, as well as a peaceful night’s sleep in our beautifully appointed accommodations.
Windward Mall Farmers Market – Every Wednesdays 2:30pm-7:00pm and Sundays 9:45am-2:00 pm, Windward Mall hosts local farmers market featuring fresh local produce, flowers, culinary treats and a variety of local made products. http://www.windwardmall.com/event/farmers-market-every-wednesday/
Lei Day Celebration – May 1 – 9am-5:30pm, The first Lei Day was in 1927 (the Academy Awards began in 1929) and celebrated in downtown Honolulu with a few people wearing lei. From that it grew and more and more people began to wear lei on May 1. We are told that the first celebration and exhibit of lei was at the Bank of Hawaii. In 1928, the first lei queen was Nina Bowman. Mayor Charles Arnold crowned Lei Queen Nina Bowman here in Honolulu. http://www.honolulu.gov/parks/programs.html
Na Mele Aloha – Aloha Alii – May 14 – 5:30pm-8pm, This performance will offer songs written about the love of the alii and how the commoners expressed their love for their royalty and the deep affection shown in musical tributes.A concert laden with stories and lore from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. $30 each in advance or $35 at door. Mission cafe is open for the concerts. http://www.missionhouses.org/
Lantern Floating Hawaii (17th Annual) - May. 25 – 6pm – 7:30pm - Every year on Memorial Day, more than 40,000 residents of Hawaii and visitors gather at Ala Moana Beach Park to honor loved ones and generate hope toward the future. This year’s ceremony will commence at 6 p.m. and will be officiated by Head of the Shinnyo-en Buddhist Order, Her Holiness Shinso Ito. The event will include music and a ceremonial lighting of the Light of Harmony, leading up to the floating of lanterns onto the Pacific Ocean. Those wanting to personally float a lantern may receive one at the Lantern Request Tent on the event day on a first-come, first-served basis. The public is also invited to write remembrances ahead of time at the Shinnyo-en Hawaii temple through May 19m. http://www.lanternfloatinghawaii.com/
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