A place which is home to one of the world’s most active volcanoes and the world’s tallest sea mountain, birthplace of surfing and the hula and former seat of a royal kingdom. Hawaii is one of the youngest geological formations in the world and the youngest state of the union. But perhaps Hawaii’s most unique feature is its Aloha Spirit the warmth of the people of Hawaii that wonderfully complements the Islands perfect temperatures.
So here I have compiled some of the best places to see in Hawaii. I hope it will help you in your trip to Hawaii.
Translated into English Lanikai means “heavenly sea,” which is exactly what it is. Locals and visitors alike marvel at the picture perfect white sandy beaches and clear turquoise waters.
Hilo is a coastal Hawaiian town with something for everyone. This town features multiple museums, a beautiful historic theatre, golf courses and downtown area filled with shops and attractions.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
The Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, situated on Big Island, is one of the most visited spot in the entire state of Hawaii. It has trails for hiking, beautiful sights to photograph, and two record holding volcanoes.
Kilauea National Wildlife Refuge
In a comfortable 203 acres of land on the North shore of Kilauea, the Kilauea National wildlife refuge is the place to go when you want to see and learn about Hawaii’s exotic wildlife.
The Molokini Island is widely known for having the clearest waters in Hawaii, and offers from 80 to 200 feet of crystal clear waters. This also makes Molokini the location for Hawaii’s best and most beautiful snorkeling.
Mark Twain once called this beautiful canyon in Koke’s State Park the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific”. Over 3,600 feet depth, a mile wide, and 10 miles long, this canyon is both inspiring and stunning in its mass and beauty.
With beautiful beaches, waterfalls, and trails, Waikiki offers all the grander of nature that other Hawaiian islands boast. It also has great shopping opportunities including fine art, custom jewelry, designer clothing, and local music.
Gardens of Kauai
The island of Kauai, known as the garden island, will leave you breathless from the moment you set eyes on it.
Haleakala is not only one of the largest mountains in the world, but it is also a massive dormant volcano. Seen from miles away, Haleakala is hard to miss, and even harder to look away from.
Polynesian Cultural Center
It should be no surprise that the Polynesian Cultural Center makes the list. Every visitor of Hawaii should visit this culture-rich center to not only learn about the island and local inhabitants, but the center also hosts one of most authentic luaus in Hawaii.
Author Ahsan Mukhtar