Introducing Niihau, the Forbidden Isle

Niihau is Hawaii’s seventh largest island and is closest to Kauai. Never heard of it? That’s not surprising; we call it “The Forbidden Isle.” Although Niihau’s nickname sounds mysterious, the reason for it being “forbidden” is not so intriguing: the island is actually privately owned, so its availability to visitors is highly restricted. However, Niihau […]

Tubing the Ditch on Kauai

A less than glamorous name for a pretty spectacular excursion, tubing the ditch is exactly what it sounds like: floating down a water-filled canal. What makes it spectacular?  First of all, this is no ordinary ditch!  They are really a series of trenches and tunnels dug nearly 150 years ago to irrigate the surrounding sugar […]

sea cliffs of Molokai

World’s Highest Sea Cliffs: Sea Cliffs of Molokai, Hawaii

Hawaii boasts some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet and the Sea Cliffs of Molokai are no exception. Considered the tallest in the world, Molokai’s northern sea cliffs are between 3,000 and 4,000 feet high. To see these stunning cliffs, you can either visit Palaau State Park or Kalaupapa National Historical Park. For […]