Honolulu is a city that has became a real TV icon.
Thanks to cult TV show ''Hawaii Five-O'' that won America's audience after a 12-year series run, Honolulu became recognized across the world. The hotel that features in the opening credits actually does exist in Waikiki.
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A location for famous ''Baywatch'' movie and FOX's TV series ''North Shore'', Honolulu is accustomed to glare of cameras and celebrities galore with famous singer Christina Aguilera, Justin Timberlake and Cameron Diaz own property in Honolulu.
When on a trip to Honolulu, try to see beyond its glam-like image right to the essence as Honolulu has heart too. Today it is a ''worldwide phenomenon'', but once it wasn't.
The last land to be explored on the globe by captain James Cook in 1778, it became a subject to pressure from Russia in 1814, then the British came in 1843 and French forces occupied Honolulu in 1849. What is of great interest is the inborn diplomacy of Honolulu as each time control was returned without bloodshed. The last time city was incorporated by American forces in 1907.
Honolulu saw the Japanese bombing on the unprepared United States naval base at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. This was the first step to the US entering World War II, thus today a slogan like “Remember Pearl Harbor” reminds of war time to a large amount of tourists on a visit there. Other attractions include;
- Pacific Aviation Museum offers plenty of WWII fighter planes to view
- Battleship Missouri Memorial, a battleship best known as the site where World War II for Honolulu
- Waikiki Aquarium, a place to know more about marine life from all over the Pacific Ocean
Today Honolulu is no more a point of turbulence, but a sun-soaked destination that will make your skin bronze. A center of the Hawaiian Islands, its white sanded Waikiki beach is excellent for swimming, sunbathers, catamaran and outrigger canoes. You can discover all of this in Honolulu if browse our comprehensive list of Honolulu hotels at Booked.net.