Lanai Shipwreck Beach

The Beautifully Haunting Lanai Shipwreck Beach

You can almost imagine what it was like for pirates and buccaneers plying the dangerous waters off Lanai’s northeastern coast when you visit Lanai Shipwreck Beach. The many vessels that have sunk off its sandy shores have given the Lanai Shipwreck Beach its name. Thanks to ocean topography and Hawaii’s famous tradewinds, the waters of […]

Papohaku Beach Park

One of the longest beach in Hawaii? Papohaku Beach Park on Molokai

Visit Papohaku Beach Park on the tranquil island of Molokai. Interestingly, one of Hawaii’s longest beaches is also one of its least frequented. Its soft white sands stretch a whopping three miles. In places, the beach is 100 yards wide! This is plenty of space for plenty of people, though the beach is often all […]

Kalaupapa National Historical Park, Molokai

Kalaupapa National Historical Park, Molokai

The Kalaupapa peninsula is one of the most magnificent areas on Molokai in Hawaii, but it is famous for its historical significance of a difficult time period. Imagine it’s the mid 1800’s and this calm scene is not so calm. The sea is rough and churning. What’s that coming round the bend .. ah yes […]

Mauna Kea Stargazing

Mauna Kea Stargazing at 14,000 Feet!

If you’re looking for adventure with amazing photo ops and maybe add a dash of romance too, check out the Mauna Kea Stargazing and Sunset Tours on the Big Island. Mauna Kea is the highest peak in the state of Hawaii, standing close to 14,000 feet above sea level.  It’s considered the highest mountain in […]

Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park – Big Island Lava Experience

Volcanoes National Park is on the Big Island of Hawaii, about a 45 minute drive up the mountain from Hilo. Who can resist the excitement and drama that come with visiting a park with actual volcanic eruptions? However, before you go, it helps to be prepared.  Since lava and volcanic eruptions are natural events, it’s […]

442 Foot Akaka Falls on the Big Island

One of Hawaii’s claims to fame is waterfalls – and Akaka Falls on the Big Island is not to be missed. Akaka Falls is a gigantic 442-foot waterfall. The waters cascade over the edge and crash down into a gorge below, which makes for a pretty dramatic display. You can find this beautiful waterfall on […]

Birdwatching in Hawaii

Kanaha Pond – Birdwatching in Hawaii

When you plan your vacation, Birdwatching in Hawaii might not stand out, though it’s a fun, free activity! Kanaha Pond Wildlife Sanctuary is a great first stop because it’s teeming with birds and other wildlife. It’s also close to Maui’s airport so that if you just can’t wait, you can swing by there on your […]

The Road to Hana

The Road to Hana – It’s all about the Journey

When people picture Hawaii, they think of lush foliage, waterfalls tumbling down craggy cliffs, sometimes cascading into natural swimming holes, fragrant tropical flowers, beautiful beaches, and amazing natural beauty. The Road to Hana has it all! Don’t make the mistake of rushing to the town of Hana expecting to be dazzled .. the experience is […]

North Shore of Oahu

North Shore of Oahu – World Famous Surf Spot

If you’re a professional surfer, you can skip this post because you already know that North Shore of Oahu boasts the most amazing waves in the world. BUT if you’re coming to Hawaii and you’re just interested in checking out some surfing, then DO NOT MISS the North Shore of Oahu! In the summer, Oahu’s […]

Pearl Harbor

When in Oahu, make sure to visit Pearl Harbor

President Roosevelt called December 7, 1941 “a date which will live in infamy”. The attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese was the final straw that brought the U.S. into World War II. Guided tours will take you back to this day when you visit Pearl Harbor Memorial. Today, when you visit Pearl Harbor, it’s […]