Things to see in Hawaii
Tips from real travelers about attractions and what to see in Hawaii.
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Hanauma Bay Nature PreserveHawaiian Paradise ParkReally, the place is magical! It's protected and they give you a chat at the beginning about how to avoid damaging the environment. Aside from that, you can do whatever you like. The best part was when this big beautiful turtle dec...
Waikiki BeachHonoluluThe first thing I thought, as a Spaniard who lives in a coastal spot and loves the see, is why did I travel so far for this beach? Then you are gifted with sunsets as spectacular as this, in front of Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel, t...
Pearl Harbor is not only a sacred place for Hawaii, but for the rest of the United States as well. On 7th December 1941 Japan's attack against the American naval base killed 2,390 people and left the harbour and surrounding areas in...
Temple BeachLaieThis is one of the nicest beaches and least known of the area, located in the island of Oahu, Hawaii. It is in the small town of Laie in the northeastern part of the island. The sand is white and the water is crystal blue. It is a d...
Haleakala CraterPukalaniOne of the must sees of the island of Maui. After climbing about 30 miles along a winding road, you come to the visitors center where you have stunning views across the crater. I was a bit lazy so I did none of the volcano trekking ...
Kehena BeachKalapanaA beach hidden behind a hot spring and tourist site, hides a secret spot where the best local surfers can surf each evening. The beach has a black rocky bottom and has a rough lava texture.
Rainbow FallsHiloI can assure you that I have never seen it rain so much in a place as it did on the east coast of the Big Island in Hawaii, and of course it makes sense that where it rains, there are often waterfalls, streams, etc ... These waterfa...
Ala Wai CanalHonoluluThe Ala Wai Canal separates Waikiki from downtown Honolulu. The canal runs from Diamond Head to Ala Moana shopping center. On both sides there are lovely parks, trees and flowers. There are many people in kayaks and boats. On the si...
Sunsets on Poipu BeachPoipuA large area of many star resorts and private beaches makes Poipu stand out in a virgin area. Do not miss going to the beach of the Sheraton, to see the sun slip into the horizon, sitting on the sand, philosophizing and drinking (...
Waimea CanyonWaimeaThe Kauai Waimea Canyon is a place to visit. If you are lucky to come on a sunny day in good weather, it is really an inevitable feast of colors for the eyes and a pleasure ... we thought it had been colored by a painter.
Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical ParkKailua-KonaThrough a circular path, the park takes us to an area where there was an ancient Hawaiian settlement. The trail, just over one hour, starts among trees that have survived the lava and ends up visiting the coastal area, where with a ...
Kīlauea VolcanoVolcanoHawaii is an archipelago of volcanic islands and the biggest volcano on the island, Kailauea, is still active. The Volcanoes National Park of Hawaii is one of the wonders of the island, with hiking trails ranging from the heights of...
Catamaran on the Na Pali CoastWaimea in Kauai CountyWe took an early-riser expedition to discover the more rugged and unspoiled coast of the island. Departing from Port Allen, the catamaran will take you floating on the Pacific, with bottlenose dolphins, humpback whales and sea turtl...
Papakolea BeachPuu O MahanaOne of the most curious places I have visited. The beach access is difficult because if you do not have a guided tour that drives you in a 4x4 you have to walk for over 1 hour to reach it. But after a swim in this beach with green ...
Kona BayKailua-KonaKailua-Kona is the second largest city in Big Island. It is a very calm and peaceful place. There is a stunning bay that annually hosts the famous Ironman competition. The street running along the bay is full of shops and terraces, ...
Pololu Valley LookoutWaipioThe road ends at Pololu Valley at the immense gorge and cliffs that prevent you from continuing by vehicle. However, at the same time it offers spectacular views of one of the most pristine areas of the island. You can go down to th...
Whale WatchingLahainaSince almost all of the Hawaiian islands have whale watching cruises, you should know that the most important place is Lahaina Maui. For about $20 you can take a half hour cruise for whale watching. The season begins in December whe...
Maui Ocean CenterWailukuThe Maui Ocean Center is an aquarium in Wailuku on the island of Maui, Hawaii. If you love the sea this is the perfect place to see everything - there are sharks, rays, stingrays, turtles and Humuhumu-nukunuku-apua'a, the official f...
Next to the tourist area of Poipu and passing the surf spot known as PK's, is the path towards the National Tropical Botanical Garden. Hawaiian Legend has it that the coast was protected by a large lizard - Mo'o-, who ate anyone w...
Global Village HawaiiHonoluluAloha dear traveler, can you imagine studying English in a modern classroom with the tropical landscape for background? This isn't only a fantasy because now you can travel beyond the desktop background of your computer to this beac...
D. T. Fleming BeachKapaluaThe fact that is held the honour of the best beach in the USA in 2006 sparked my interest to visit. I don't really like lying in the sun, but I do like to take pictures of beautiful beaches. The beach was nice, not too crowded, and ...
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical ParkCaptain CookThis is a small park where they have recreated an ancient Hawaiian settlement, building some typical Hawaiian cottages. It's on the Big Island's south west coast, and has beautiful beaches surrounded by palm trees, away from the rai...
Akaka Falls State ParkHonomuAkaka Falls is a waterfall that measures 135 meters, and to get to it you have to walk a little more than half a kilometer. There is little parking, and you have to pay to park, but once you get there and find parking space, the wal...
Waipio Valley LookoutWaipioThe Waipio Valley is one of the most sacred places in Hawaii. It is said that Wakea is the creator of all the islands, and that this being used the Waipio Valley as the portal to pass from this world to the spiritual world. Ther...
Mokuaikaua ChurchKailua-KonaThis was the first church built in Hawaii. It was completed in 1837. The land was given to the Christain missionaries, who came from Boston, by King Kamehameha III. The building is made of pieces of lava coral. The interior of the ...
Hulihee PalaceKailua-KonaThe Governor of Hawaii, John Kuakini, had this mansion built in the year 1838. From 1844 to 1914, the palace was using the Hawaiian royal family as a summer home. In 1925 it became a museum and today almost everything that was in th...
This small church, located on a hill with a stunning view of the Pacific Ocean and surrounded by mountains that spread in an expanse behind it, is one of the oldest churches in this small town on the windward side of the great isla...
Honolulu Fish AuctionHonoluluThe Hawaiians eat much fish, and the best tuna for sushi and Japanese food come from Hawaii. I had the chance to go to a fish auction. It was very interesting. The auction begins at five o'clock every day and prices change dependin...
Playa KokololioLaieKokololio means "burst" in the Hawaiian language and it is an appropriate name because usually there is plenty of wind in this part of the island. This beach park is located in the town of Laie that is on the east side of the island...
Duke Kahanamoku StatueHonoluluDuke Kahanamoku is considered the father of modern surfing and his statue is located on Waikiki Beach in front of the Marriott Waikiki Hotel. This man not only practiced surfing and swimming. He also won silver and gold medals in th...
OahuHonoluluWe started by going to the beach (Haauma Bay), then to Waimanalo Beach, a great place for surfing! At sunset, we headed to the west, to Kaena Park, (we were advised not to go there, because it is where the poorest live, but it didn'...
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- Captain Cook
- Eden Roc
- Ewa Beach
- Ewa Gentry
- Ewa Villages
- Fern Acres
- Fern Forest
- Hawaiian Acres
- Hawaiian Beaches
- Hawaiian Ocean View
- Hawaiian Paradise Park
- Hickam Housing
- Iroquois Point
- Islas Midway
- Kalaeloa, HawaiiKalaeloa
- Kaneohe Station
- Kawela Bay
- Lanai City
- Leilani Estates
- Makaha Valley
- Mountain View
- Nanawale Estates
- Ocean View
- Orchidlands Estates
- Pakala Village
- Parque Nacional de los Volcanes de Hawaii
- Parque Nacional Haleakala
- Pearl City
- Playa de Ewa
- Puu O Mahana
- Schofield Barracks
- Upolu Point
- Village Park
- Waikoloa Village
- Waikoloa Village
- Wailua Homesteads
- Waimanalo Beach
- Waimea in Kauai County
- Waipio Acres
- Wheeler AFB
- Whitmore Village