Kauai Hiking Trails

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Kalalau Trail The Kalalau Hiking Trail, located on the north shore of Kauai, provides experienced hikers an eleven-mile arduous trek. The first two miles of this hike is the only way to access the Napali Coast by land. A camping permit (for Napali Coast State Wilderness Park) is required to traveling beyond Hanakapi’ai Valley, regardless of if you plan on … Read More

Hawaii’s Best Hiking Trails

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When most people think of Hawaii, they envision relaxing on a pristine beach beside azure waters. But the Big Island has much more to offer than just beaches. For a little more adventure in your visit, check out Hawaii’s best hiking trails. Akaka Falls Loop On one short hike on the Akaka Falls Loop trail you can see both the … Read More

The Best Beaches on Oahu

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Looking for the best beaches on Oahu? Check out a few of these beautiful beaches on your next trip. Lanikai Beach Its name means “heavenly ocean” and once you step on this secluded, soft-sand beach, you’ll see why. This little island hide-away, which is only half a mile long, is nestled in a residential neighborhood, boasts no parking lot but … Read More

Hilo International Airport (ITO)

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Hilo International Airport was originally known as General Lyman Field back in 1989. This airport, which has a 9,800 feet long runway, covers around 1,391 acres and it is located on the eastern side of the island of Hawaii. Getting to and from the Airport Hilo International Airport offers public parking where you’ll present a ticket once you leave the … Read More

Diamond Head Beach Park

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If you find yourself in need of some relaxation away from the busy crowds, head off the beaten path and take the short journey to one of the quieter beaches on Oahu. You’ll enjoy the beauty of the breaking swells, the magnificent views near the Diamond Head turnouts and once you’ve had your fill of the beauty from the top; … Read More

Napali Coast Tours

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If you are heading to Hawaii, particularly Kauai, you must experience the Napali Coast. One of the best ways to ensure you see the best that Napali Coast offers, consider taking a tour. The following is a list of choices to choose from. In the Mood for Romance? In the mood for a sunset dinner cruise? Well, you can, and … Read More

Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport

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Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport (KOA), along with Hilo International Airport, is one of two major airports on the island of Hawaii.  Named after Ellison Onizuka, a NASA astronaut from Hawaii, about three million travelers pass through Kona International Airport yearly. Kona International Airport Layout When you first arrive at the airport there are two different parking lots one for … Read More

How Big is Oahu?

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Oahu is the 20th largest island in the United States boasting a population of 983, 000 people. Oahu has two nicknames: The Heart of Hawaii and The Gathering Place.  Geographical facts about the island of Oahu: Oahu is the third-largest island at 596.7 square miles Oahu has two volcanoes, Waianae and Koʻolau Mount Kaala is the tallest mountain on the … Read More

The Top 4 Places to Hike in Maui

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Iao Needle Lookout Trail For those looking for volcanic features shaped by erosion look no further than the Iao Needle Lookout Trail (in Iao Valley State Monument). Be aware there is a $5 entrance fee per vehicle but Iao Valley should be on everyone’s list who visits Maui. This park is well known to locals for swimming and just hanging … Read More

How Big is the Island of Hawaii (the Big Island)?

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Hawaii, nicknamed the Big Island, is the largest of all the Hawaiian Islands The Big Island is located in the Pacific Ocean and is about 4,028 square miles of land… and it’s still growing. The Big Island is made from five volcanoes – Kohala, Mauna Kea, Hualālai, Mauna Loa, and Kilauea. Kohala is extinct, but Mauna Loa, Hualālai, and Kilauea … Read More