Category Archives: Things to Do – Ko Olina

Waimea Valley

50 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, Waimea Valley is an area of historic cultural significance on the North Shore. The valley, being an important place in Hawaiian religion, includes several historical structures including stone terraces and walls constructed during …
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Oauhu’s Most Secluded Beach – Mākua Beach

35 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, Makua Beach is one of the most secluded spots on Oahu. This undeveloped and never crowded white-sand beach is backed by the Waianae Mountain Range. Most Oahu visitors never see this beach, because …
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Wet’n’Wild Hawaii Keiki Fun Day

A short 10-minute drive from Ko Olina Beach Villas, Wet’n’Wild Hawaii will be celebrating Keiki Fun Day on Monday, March 19, 2023. In addition to all of the fun little ones already have at the water park, they can also …
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Plate Lunch – The Quintessential Hawaiian Meal

The legendary Rainbow Drive-In at Ewa Beach is just 20 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas and is considered the best place to experience a classic Hawaiian meal, the plate lunch. When former President Barack Obama landed on his first …
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Lyon Arboretum – Oahu’s Best Public Botanical Garden

50 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, Lyon Arboretum is part of the University of Hawaiʻi and considered Oahu’s best public botanical garden. It has walking trails, native plants, tropical trees, a waterfall, and a walking Buddha statue (symbolizing inner …
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Kapolei City Lights

Only 10 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, Kapolei City Lights will be spreading holiday cheer with decorations inside and outside the hale/civic center. The festivities kick off with a block party and holiday parade on Saturday, December 10, from …
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Noah Harders: Moemoeā at HoMA

Photo: Looks Can Be Deceiving, 2022, Courtesy of Noah Harders About 30 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, Honolulu Museum of Art is debuting Maui-based Native Hawaiian artist Noah Harders’ wearable art. Moemoeā means “to dream” or “fantasy” and unveils …
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Best Farm Goat Experience on Oahu

About 30 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, visitors to Waialua’s Sweet Land Farm can learn about modern farming while feeding the friendliest goats on the island and enjoying the freshest gelato around. The farm was established by Emma Bello …
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PĀ‘INA PŌ‘ALIMA at HiSAM on August 26, 2022

About 40 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, all are welcome to celebrate Pa’ina Po’alima (Friday Party) at the Hawaii State Art Museum on August 26, 2022. In partnership with the Mayor’s Office on Culture and the Arts, the free, …
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Monarchs & More: An Interactive Butterfly Exhibit

About 20 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, visit Pearlridge Center’s Interactive Butterfly Exhibit at Wai Makai Center Court. The exhibit features hundreds of locally-raised monarch butterflies fluttering about island flora. Docents will explain the life cycle of these delightful …
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