You can also take a day-long “flightseeing” tour of Oahu and the other Hawaiian islands departing from the Honolulu airport. You can stop for lunch on Maui, and stretch your legs in Hilo, on the Big Island.
One or two-passenger glider flights are also available from Dillingham Air Field on the North Shore. Soar silently over the rugged beauty of the northern part of the island.
If you want to get a “chicken skin” experience (Hawaii’s term for a big thrill), try leaping out of an airplane — with a parachute of course. Skydiving flights and instructors are available at a number of skydiving centers.