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Most visitors will begin their holidays here in Central Maui, arriving at Kahului Airport. Home to much of the island’s local community, Central Maui offers plenty of off-the-beaten-path..
The fertile central valley between the Waianae Mountains and Koolau range offers a peek into Oahu’s history. On your way from Honolulu to the North Shore, you’ll pass residential areas..
Kauai's East Side is sometimes referred to as the Coconut Coast for the groves of coconut palms that grow in its resort areas. The most populated district on the island, about 16,000 of the..
On Kuhio Beach, a bronze statue of Duke Kahanamoku welcomes you to Waikiki with open arms. Duke was a true Hawaiian hero and one of the world's greatest watermen, a master of swimming..
Undiscovered country and natural wonders abound on Molokai’s East End. Take a day trip and drive along Kamehameha V Highway with Kamakou, Molokai’s highest mountain at 4,970 feet, to..
On Kauai’s East Side, the Fern Grotto is one of Kauai's signature attractions. Accessible only by a short boat trip up the Wailua River, the grotto is a natural lava-rock grotto lush with..
One of the Hawaiians’ greatest engineering innovations was their use of aquaculture, namely stone and coral fishponds. Molokai has many of these well-preserved fishponds located along its..
A visit to the Grove Farm Homestead in Lihue provides visitors with a fascinating look into the island's past. Hawaii’s booming sugar plantation industry in the late 1800’s had its..
Hike into the East End’s classic cathedral valley to see Hawaii back in time. It is believed ancient Polynesians settled in lush Halawa Valley as early as 650 AD. With many hidden heiau..
On the northeastern side of Hawaii’s Big Island, just north of Hilo, lies the Hamakua Coast. With 84 inches of rainfall a year, this area is known for the Hamakua Heritage Corridor drive..
Along Maui's rugged eastern coastline is the peaceful town of Hana, considered one of the last unspoiled Hawaiian frontiers. The legendary road to Hana is only 52 miles from Kahului..
Staring out at the circular-shaped shore of Hanauma Bay on the southeast tip of East Honolulu, you can imagine how this beautiful cove was once a volcanic crater. Today, this crater, likely..
Travel down the volcanic western coastline of the Kohala Coast and follow the signs to find a spectacular oasis that has earned a reputation as one of Hawaii Island’s finest beaches. The..
Spend a few hours browsing the peaceful haven of Hawi, North Kohala’s biggest little town, best known as the bicycle turnaround for the annual Ironman World Championship held every..
Located in Downtown Hilo, the festive Hilo’s Farmers Market is known as one of the best open markets in Hawaii. You can never tell what you’ll find at this colorful market, but it’s..
Java is the juice that powers Holualoa, the little village and art enclave in the heart of Kona coffee country. This is a great place to taste the rich flavors of 100% pure Kona coffee, a..
Honolua Bay on Maui's northwest shore is a favorite spot for experienced surfers. During the winter high surf season, Honolua has been known to have a hollow, powerful wave that offers..
Not far from Downtown Honolulu, the Honolulu Academy of Arts has been sharing the arts with Hawaii since 1927. With a permanent collection of over 38,000 pieces, this is Hawaii's largest..
Travel back to the days of the Hawaiian monarchy at Hulihee Palace, located right on Alii Drive in the heart of Historic Kailua Village (Kailua-Kona). Once a summer vacation home for..
Towering emerald peaks guard the lush valley floor of Iao Valley State Park. Located in Central Maui just west of Wailuku, this peaceful 4,000-acre, 10-mile long park is home to one of..
A national historic landmark and the only official state residence of royalty in the United States, Downtown Honolulu’s Iolani Palace was the official residence of the Hawaiian..
With three miles of white sand and crystal clear water, it’s no wonder why Kaanapali Beach was once named America’s Best Beach. Fronting Kaanapali’s hotels and resorts, this former..
On the western tip of Oahu is Kaena Point. This dramatic lava shoreline is said to be the place where souls of ancient Hawaiians would jump off into the spirit world and meet the souls of..
Located just 15 minutes south of Kona International Airport, Historic Kailua Village (Kailua-Kona) is a lively seaside town in the heart of the sunny Kona Coast. Once a sleepy fishing..
4-wheel drive about a half-hour north from Lanai City and you’ll discover Kaiolohia, also known as Shipwreck Beach. This windy, 8-mile stretch of beach has wrecked numerous ships along..
In the Puna District, drive beyond Pahoa Town toward the coast and you’ll find the end of the road is covered in lava. In 1990, lava from Kilauea volcano engulfed Kalapana, a historic..
Climb to a place so hidden and so pristine it might feel like you’re the first to discover it. The nearly 2,774-acre Kamakou Preserve on the slopes Kamakou, the island’s highest..
Just beyond the lovely town of Hawi in North Kohala is the small town of Kapaau. In front of the North Kohala Civic Center stands the original King Kamehameha I Statue, erected not far from..
The Kanepuu Preserve, on the west side of Lanai, encompasses 590 acres and is home to 48 species of native plants. The Nature Conservancy protects this forest, which contains the largest..
North of Wailua on the East Side is Kapaa Town, a great area for shopping on Kauai. Kinipopo Shopping Village offers a variety of fun shops and eateries. It also has a water sports shop..
Looking for local flavor near Waikiki? Then take a short trip down to Kapahulu Avenue and discover unique shops that sell everything from vintage aloha shirts to ocean sports rentals...
In Kaunakakai, visit Kapuaiwa Coconut Beach Park, an ancient Hawaiian coconut grove planted in the 1860s during the reign of King Kamehameha V. With hundreds of coconut palm trees, this is..
Vast, rural and remote, Hawaii Island’s southernmost region, Kau, seems almost untouched by civilization except around the small communities of Naalehu and Pahala. In this area you’ll..
Located in a lava rock structure in Lihue, the Kauai Museum features amazing collections from the artisans of Kauai and Niihau (a small eastern island part of Kauai county). Visitors can..
Located on the southwestern coast, Kaumalapau is the main commercial seaport for Lanai. The original harbor breakwater located here was built in 1920’s but was severely damaged by..
In the central town of Kaunakakai, an absence of traffic lights take you back to a simpler time, virtually unchanged since the early 1900s. This charming paniolo (Hawaiian cowboy) town is..
Known as the "Westminster Abbey of the Pacific," Kawaiahao Church was the first Christian Church built on Oahu. Dedicated on July 21, 1842, “The Great Stone Church” is made of 14,000..
A short drive south of Historic Kailua Village, the Keauhou Resort area has emerged as one of the Big Island’s great cultural destinations. The area is bordered on the north coast by..
Kihei is beach-combing territory on Maui’s southwest shore, the sunniest, driest end of the island. Once a regular destination for sojourning Hawaiian royalty, Kihei features six miles of..
Perched at the northernmost tip of Kauai, the 52-foot Kilauea Lighthouse was built in 1913 as a beacon for traveling ships. Although its light was turned off in the 1970s and has been..
Past Lihue and headed toward the Kauai Community College campus is Kilohana, a restored plantation estate that provides a glimpse of life in the 1930s. The site of a 16,000 square-foot..
A great warrior, diplomat, and leader, King Kamehameha I united the Hawaiian Islands into one royal kingdom in 1810 after years of conflict. You can still visit the Nuuanu Pali Lookout..
Found in the Upcountry region of Maui, Kula is a quaint, rustic area on the slopes of Haleakala. Located in the central part of the island, Kula is also at the center of its culinary..
As you drive between the lava fields of the Kohala Coast and the lush surroundings of North Kohala make a stop at Lapakahi State Historical Park. Located 12.4 miles north of Kawaihae Harbor..
Off of Pahoa-Pohoiki Road, southeast of Pahoa Town and in the district of Puna is Lava Trees State Park. Take the 0.7-mile loop trail in this 17-acre State Monument to view the unusual lava..
at the foot of the 1200m (4000 foot) Waianae mountain range and less than 50 km (30 miles) from Waikiki lies the Leeward Coast. Drier than the lush Windward Coast, this local area is home..
Lihue is the government and commercial center of the island as well as a cultural and historical area. This may be the most traveled town on Kauai since its home to Kauai’s main airport..
Blink and you may think you’re in Japan as you stroll through peaceful Liliuokalani Gardens, named after Hawaii's last reigning monarch, Queen Liliuokalani. Located on Hilo's Banyan..
On the eastern most point of Oahu sits the Makapuu Lighthouse, a shining beacon built in 1909 on a 600-foot sea cliff overlooking Makapuu Beach — a stretch of sand known as one of..
Located on the mid-slopes of Maui’s Haleakala volcano, Makawao has one foot in its plantation past and another in its thriving arts community. This charming town was once named one of..
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