For west coasters in particular, Hawaii has long represented a slice of vacation paradise. And what's not to like? No matter which Hawaiian island you choose, you will find great weather, beautiful scenery and gorgeous beaches. But those traveling with children often want more options than building sandcastles and taking romantic strolls at sunset.
Fortunately Oahu offers a diverse range of kid-friendly accommodations and activities -- while still featuring a backdrop of sun, sand and ocean.
Here are our top tips on how to get the most out of an Oahu vacation with kids.
Michelle Erickson is the director of public relations at Fly.com and is based in California. A British native, Michelle has lived on three continents and is an avid traveler.