Things To Do in Hawaii
Visitors are always looking for new, adventurous things to do in Hawaii while visiting the various islands. There are many Hawaii Activities that you can sign up for, but there are also lots of free things to see and do that might be worth investigating.
You can take a Hawaii Road Trip on any of the islands, and discover natural wildlife, remote beaches, interesting towns and restaurants, and discover some of the best things to do in Hawaii that suit your own family and plans. Have a look by location, and plan your next vacation.
All About Hawaii - What to See and Do
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National Parks in Hawaii
WIth all the natural splendor in Hawaii it may be shocking to learn that the Hawaiian islands only have two National Parks. One on the Island of Maui and the other on the Big Island of Hawaii. There are also 3 national Historic parks.
Aloha fellow foodies! If you're planning on visiting the glorious islands of Hawai'i, be prepared to do some extra exercises when you arrive back home.
The islands of Hawaii are home to a plethora of native and introduced species of flora.
Skydiving in Hawaii
Have you ever dreamed about soaring above azure blue oceans, sandy beaches, active volcanoes, deep lush valleys and majestic mountains?
Big Island Road Trip
Big Island Hawaii is the largest and the youngest of the Hawaiian islands, hence the name 'Big Island'. It is larger than all other Hawaiian islands put together and it covers 8 of the world’s 13 climate zones.
Extinct and Endangered Hawaiian Birds
The islands of Hawaii are nirvana for bird watchers. Hawaii’s mild climate, dense forests, staggering sea cliffs and rare mountain landscapes provide a perfect habitat for many species of birds.
All You Need to Know About Whale Watching in Hawaii
The incredible crystal blue waters of Hawaii appeal to more than just sun seeking travelers. Eighteen different species of marine mammals call these stunning Hawaii waters their home, including the majestic Humpback Whale.
Reptiles in Hawaii
Hawaii is a warm and tropical destination so you'd think it would be home to a number of reptiles, but it's really not. Believe it or not, as of today, there are no native land amphibians or reptiles, also known as herptiles, or herps for short.
Beginner’s Guide to Helicopter Tours in Hawaii
Hawaii Helicopter Tours are a breathtaking experience the entire family can enjoy. Each island offers spectacular views of pristine beaches, towering waterfalls, rugged coastline and sea cliffs - sometimes not able to be seen any other way.
Hawaii has the largest percentage of species found nowhere else on the planet in relation to its size. Unfortunately, this also makes it the world's extinction capital; if a species goes extinct here, it's definitely gone extinct everywhere.
Hilo Road Trip & Pepeekeo Scenic Drive
How about we take a road trip!! One of our favorite things to suggest to visitors is to hop in their car and do the 4 mile charming Pepeekeo Scenic Drive
Hawaii Driving Rules & Regulations
Hawaii has its own unspoken rules for driving, as the Aloha Spirit is always alive and well in everything Hawaii has to offer. There are also rules that are the law.
Oahu Scenic Drives
If it is your first visit to Oahu, you may consider splitting your stay between Waikiki Beach in Honolulu and the North Shore side like Haleiwa area, or Ko Olina on the windward side of Oahu.
Maui Road Trip Planning
The island of Maui (The Valley Isle) is the second largest Hawaiian island with 727 square miles. Whether you are driving Mauka (towards the mountains) or Mauna (towards the ocean) you will be inspired to make your Maui road trip a journey of a lifetime.
Hawaii Road Trip Planning
We all know we can't drive to Hawaii, but once you are there, each island has its own unique and magical road trips. Planning a trip to Hawaii should always include a few one day road trips.
With stellar year-round weather, and stunning surroundings, it’s hard to stay focused on your game when golfing on the magical island of Maui, also known as the Valley Isle.
Kaua‘i, also known as the “Garden Island” offers some of the greatest sport fishing. The reason is because of the vast ocean depths surrounding the island allowing many big game fish to inhabit these deep waters.
Maui fishing is an incredible experience you do not want to miss out on. The second-largest Hawaiian island has a lot to offer to every type of angler.
Big Island Camping
With 11 of the world's 14 climate zones, Big Island has a variety of campgrounds at different elevations. No matter where you camp on Hawaii you will love this magical island.
In Hawaii, the only navigable rivers are on the garden island of Kauai, making Kauai kayaking a very popular Kauai activity.
Yes, you definitely can go camping in Kauai, Hawaii and there is a variety of Kauai campgrounds to choose from.
Big Island Horseback Riding
Calling all cowboys, cowgirls, city dwellers and anyone that’s looking to experience the Big Island from a different perspective - giddy up!
The island of Kauai, also known as the garden isle, has spectacular scenery and views. It would be hard to find a better way to enjoy it than from the seat of a bike.
A crowded day by Moloka‘i standards would be considered almost empty on Maui. West Moloka'i is quite remote and empty and is best in winter when the swells that send waves to O‘ahu come crashing onto this coast.
Best Beaches on the Big Island
Some of the best Big Island beaches, complete with pristine, white and multicolored sand, and unmatched beauty can be explored while you are enjoying your vacation. Have a look at the Big Island beaches map, and plan your tour of the best beaches Big Island has to offer.
The island of Maui in Hawaii is also called the Valley Isle. With its diverse terrain, there are many different campground choices for Maui camping.
Camping in Oahu is definitely different from camping on the mainland, but waking up in a tent with the sounds of waves crashing against the shore is not something you can do everywhere.
Best Beaches in Maui
Maui is home to over 120 miles of coastline with over 30 miles of beaches. Maui’s ocean and beach conditions are unique and each presents its own personality.
Best Beaches in Oahu
Located amongst a chain of islands in the Pacific Ocean, Oahu is home to many beautiful and varied beaches. Oahu beaches vary in their accessibility and characteristics, and there is a beach that will suit your vacation needs.
Big Island Skiing in Hawaii
Mauna Kea (Hawaiian for 'white mountain') is a 13,796' (4205 meter) volcanic mountain whose summit sometimes gets a ski-able/board-able mantle of snow. There are no lifts, no grooming, no resort, but a road goes to the summit to serve the dozen or so world class observatories located at the summit.
Best Beaches in Kauai
Do you like to snorkel? Is your dream to do a little surfing? Or are you looking for a family-friendly beach to spend the day playing on the beach.
Getting Lei’d in Hawaii
A warm welcome is synonymous with Hawaii. Originally started centuries ago by Polynesian settlers and reinstated during the "steamer days'' when visitors traveled to the islands on ships.
Hawaii Snorkeling - Best Spots & Beach Guide
One of the most enjoyable benefits of snorkeling, besides what you are seeing and experiencing, is the ability to take photographs or movies of the underwater world as you explore. All you will need is a waterproof camera to capture the marine life, and your travel companions as they snorkel with you.
Best Molokai Beaches
Traveling to Molokai provides an opportunity to experience a more true Hawaiian lifestyle. There are no large resorts with beach bars, and rows of beach chairs all lined up waiting for you. You may even discover you are the only one exploring a beach ...something that can happen often on Molokai.
Hawaii’s Top Streets
What makes a street great ? It is usually the ‘main drag’ of any city or town that becomes the urban gathering place. These streets that we describe below, all have some of the same characteristics, they all run parallel to the ocean and they all have great atmosphere, day or night.