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North Shore Oahu

Oahu’s north shore commonly referred to by locals as “The Country”

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Hanakapiai Beach

2 Mile Hike to Hanakapiai Beach is Worth The Effort

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Kekaha Beach Park

A beautiful, long stretch of white sand on southwestern Kauai, Kekaha Beach is great for a sunbathing or for a long walk on a seemingly endless beach. Kekaha is not the best swimming beach, however, because it is exposed to the open ocean with no protecting reef offshore. When strong longshore currents are running they […]

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Honouli Wai Bay

Though it has less sand than nearby Honouli Maloo, Honouli Wai Bay also provides some good swimming and snorkeling opportunities. Located along Hwy. 450 in eastern Molokai, this small sandy beach can be great for snorkeling when the water is calm. Great For Swimming, diving, and snorkeling when the water is calm. Windsurfing and kitesurfing […]

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Maniniowali Beach

Located on Kua Bay, the fine white-sand Maniniowali Beach gently slopes to the sea and the water is usually crystal clear. The crescent-shaped beach is one of the best places in Kona for swimming as long as the waves aren’t too big. Bodyboarding can also be very good but if the water is rough there […]

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Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge

Located on Maui’s south-central coastline, this scenic wetland area encompasses about 700 acres and is home to a variety of Hawaiian waterbirds including the black-necked stilt and Hawaiian coot. The Refuge is the site of habitat restoration projects as well as local environmental education, bird watching, photography, and other wildlife-oriented activities. The Reserve was established […]

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Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area

Remote and beautiful, this cool and misty high-country park provides wonderful mountain hikes through forests of cypress, ash, eucalyptus, sequoia, redwood, cedar, and pine trees with many scenic views. Located upland of Kula, Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area is set an elevation of 6,200 feet and includes the ten acres of planned forest in the […]

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Kanaha Pond Wildlife Sanctuary

Set in the shadow of the Haleakala Volcano and the West Maui Mountains, this lovely wildlife sanctuary in Kahului between the harbor and the airport was formerly a fishpond for the Hawaiian monarchy. According to legend the stone for the walls of Kanaha Pond was passed from hand-to-hand all the way to the site. Kanaha […]

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Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum

This interesting educational museum in central Maui displays various exhibits about sugarcane and the early years of Hawaii plantation life including the many different immigrant cultures who came to Hawaii to work on the sugarcane plantations. An exhibit about the production of sugarcane features a scale model of a cane crusher. The museum building itself […]

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Iao Valley

Iao Valley – Hiking & Educational Programs, 30 Hands-on Exhibits

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Haleki‘i-Pihana State Monument

This site has panoramic views of central Maui and consists of two heiaus: Haleki‘i Heiau and Pihanakalani Heiau. Haleki‘i Heiau was rebuilt in 1958 with the goal of replicating the original structure as it looked when it was built, which is thought to have occurred around A.D. 1200. Today the lava foundations and remains of […]

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Bailey House Museum

This charming historic structure on the main street across from Kaahumanu Church was built for missionaries Edward and Caroline Bailey in 1833 on the former site of the Hawaiian royal compound. Lava rock and native woods including koa were used in the construction of the building which originally housed the Wailuku Female Seminary. This was […]

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Ahihi Kinau Marine Preserve

This secluded Marine Preserve about 7 miles south of Wailea spans from La Perouse Bay to Ahihi Bay and includes great snorkeling and scuba diving areas featuring some of Maui’s clearest blue waters. The rocky shoreline gives way to underwater coral and lava formations that make for interesting exploring. No fishing is allowed, and you […]

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Kepaniwai Heritage Gardens

This charming county park in central Maui includes various ethnic displays memorializing the different cultures that have played a role in the history of the Hawaiian Islands. The memorials at Kepaniwai Heritage Gardens include traditional Hawaiian dwellings of ancient times as well as the traditional homes of the people who came from Portugal, China, New […]

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Keaiwa Heiau State Recreation Area

This 384-acre park above Aiea north of Pearl Harbor and about 12 miles from Waikiki includes the historic Heaiwa Heiau which is near the park entrance. Further down the paved road are campgrounds as well as picnic areas and the trailhead for the Aiea Loop Trail. The 4.8-mile trail leads through a forested area above […]

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Hawai‘i State Archives—Kekauluohi Building

Located next to the Hawaii State Library on the grounds of Iolani Palace, the Hawaii State Archives houses a vast collection of important Hawaiian history including personal papers, collections, government documents, speeches, press releases, and documents from all governmental branches including the Judiciary, Legislature, and Executive. More than 100,000 photographs are preserved within the Archives […]

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Kahana State Park

Ahupuaa O Kahana State Park is located between Laie and Kaneohe on Oahu’s windward side. The park is a traditional Hawaiian ahupuaa, which is a land division extending from the mountains to the sea and including everything needed for subsistence. Kahana Valley is one of only a few ahupuaa in the state that is owned […]

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James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge

This refuge near the northernmost point of Oahu was established in 1976 with the goal of providing habitat for Hawaiian waterbirds and migratory waterbirds as well as native plants that require a wetland habitat. Kahuku Point marks the end of the north shore and the beginning of Oahu’s windward coast. Just south of the point […]

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Koko Crater Botanical Garden

Set in a 60-acre basin within the landmark Koko Crater in eastern Oahu is a lovely botanical garden featuring a dryland collection of plants that is a model of xeriscape concepts supporting a drought-tolerant landscape in tune with the surrounding environment. Koko Head is known geologically as a tuff cone and forms the south-west side […]

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The Waikiki Beachboys

Waikiki Beachboys & Duke Kahanamoku Popularized Surfing. The beachboys were symbolic of everything that was great about Hawaii. History The Beachboys of Waikiki is a renowned group of Hawaiian watermen who worked on the beaches of Waikiki from the 1920s to the 1950s when guests from all around the world began arriving to stay at […]

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Kawainui Marsh and Ulupo Heiau

Kawainui Marsh is Hawaii’s largest remaining wetland encompassing 830 acres. Kawainui receives the waters from rains in the uplands of Maunawili Valley. A traditional fishpond in ancient times, Kawainui was planted with rice during the 1900s. Today Kawainui has been restored as a wetland that provides valuable habitat for Hawaii’s native waterbirds including the stilt […]

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Heeia State Park and Fishpond

Heeia State Park is located at Kealohi Point in Kaneohe Bay on Oahu’s windward side and provides scenic views of one of Hawaii’s largest fishponds as well as Heeia-Kea Harbor. Three of Oahu’s five remaining ancient fishponds are located on Kaneohe Bay. Heeia State Park serves as an outdoor classroom for community groups. The non-profit […]

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Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden

This 400-acre park above Kaneohe on Oahu’s windward side lives up to its name which means “Peaceful refuge.” Hoomaluhia is Oahu’s largest botanical garden. The plants are grouped to represent major tropical growing regions including Polynesia, Melanesia, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, and India, Africa and Tropical America. Plants at Hoomaluhia include palms and aroids, heliconias, native […]

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Byodo-In Temple

This attractive vermilion temple on Oahu’s windward side is set beneath the stunning Koolau mountains and overlooks Kaneohe. The temple is a full-size replica of a 900-year-old temple called Byodo-In and located in Uji, Japan. The Oahu site is also a memorial park with numerous crypts and mausoleums that are the resting places of many […]

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Wahiawa Botanical Garden

This 27-acre city park between the Waianae and Koolau Mountains in central Oahu features hiking trails and more than 60 types of old trees as well as a distinguished fern collection. The park is one of the Honolulu Botanical Gardens. Set on a plateau at an elevation of nearly 1,000 feet above sea level, the […]

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Senator Fong’s Plantation and Gardens

This lovely 700-acre tropical garden is a nature preserve and bird sanctuary that is family owned and set in a majestic location beneath the strikingly beautiful Koolau mountain range. Highlights Highlights of the Garden are 70 varieties of edible fruits and nuts as well as a palm garden with more than 80 types of palms, […]

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Hawaii State Library

The Hawaii State Library is housed in a historic Classical Revival style building in downtown Honolulu just to the west of Honolulu Hale. The structure serves as the central branch of the statewide library system. The library’s main building is a four-story rectangular structure with a six-story tower in the rear. The library’s entrance features […]

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Honolulu Hale—City Hall

Honolulu Hale opened in downtown Honolulu in 1927 featuring pillars and arches, ceiling frescoes, decorative balconies, and a tiled roof. The building was designed by the renowned architect of the time Charles William Dickey. Modeled after the Bargello Palace built in Italy in the 13th century, Honolulu Hale has an open-air courtyard at the center […]

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Bishop Street

Bishop Street in downtown Honolulu is the nexus of Hawaii’s business world including banking and other major financial activities. Honolulu is considered the financial center of the Pacific, and Bishop Street is the financial center of Hawaii. Downtown Oahu’s business district is centered on Bishop Street and Fort Street Mall and bounded by Vineyard Boulevard, […]

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State Capitol Building

The unique architecture of Hawaii’s State Capitol building features volcano-shaped Legislative chambers as well as a large open central court area and tall supporting columns. Reflecting pools surrounding the complex symbolizes the ocean around Hawaii. The open-air rotunda area is open to the public and allows a view into the Legislative chambers where you can […]

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Washington Place-The Governor’s Residence

Just across the street from Hawaii’s State Capitol building in downtown Honolulu is Washington Place, the former home of Queen Liliuokalani. Twelve of Hawaii’s governors also lived in the home. In 2001 a new 5,000-square-foot governor’s residence was constructed on the same land as Washington Place, which became a museum for visitors to learn more […]

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Aliiolani Hale

Aliiolani Hale—King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center of Hawaii The historic Aliiolani Hale building was the first major Western-style structure built by the Hawaiian monarchy and is notable for its distinctive clock tower. Today the building houses the King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center which features exhibits as well as multimedia presentations on landmark Hawaii […]

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Lanai Cathedrals

Lanai Cathedrals Scuba Adventure

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Snowboarding Mauna Kea Volcano

Snowboard atop Hawaii’s Mauna Kea Volcano. For one of the most unique skiing or snowboarding experiences of your life consider an adventure to the Big Island of Hawaii and its tallest volcano called Mauna Kea, which means “White Mountain.” 10 Tips To Ensure A Safe and Thrilling Hawaii Ski Adventure 1. Best Time To Go […]

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Sandy Beach Park

Sandy Beach is a popular beach that is about 1,200 feet long and is great for getting away from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki and laying out on the golden sands. A wide and expansive beach, Sandys is nice for swimming when the waves are very small, but most often there is a pounding […]

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Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

This impressive crescent-shaped bay (Hanauma means “Curved Bay”) lined with lava rock ledges was formed by two sunken craters and is renowned for its myriad tropical fish. As one of Hawaii’s most popular visitor destinations, Hanauma Bay draws more than one million people each year. The sandy beach at Hanauma is nice for relaxing, but […]

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Kahanamoku Beach

Directly in front of the Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel at the western end of Waikiki, Kahanamoku Beach features a breakwater and pier with coral running between them. This provides a nice swimming area that is relatively safe for kids. The pier at Kahanamoku Beach is used to provide water taxi service for submarine cruises and […]

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Lanai Golf

Lanai offers some of the best golf in Hawaii

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Haleakala National Park, Maui

Haleakala National Park – Visiting The “House Of The Sun”

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Bishop Museum

Bishop Museum – Celebrating Hawaii’s History

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Molokai Mule Ride

Molokai Mule Ride to Kalaupapa National Historical Park

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Maui Arts and Culture Center

Maui Arts Cultural Center

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Shipwreck Beach

Shipwreck Beach – a beachcomber’s delight

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Ironman Triathlon

Ironman Triathlon: Taking It To The Limit

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Merrie Monarch Festival

The Merrie Monarch Festival – A Whole Lotta Hula

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Stargazing at Mauna Kea on the Big Island

You’ve never see so many stars!

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park – “Hot Stuff” On The Big Island

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Hanauma Bay

Snorkel Hanauma Bay – Oahu’s Marine Life Conservation Park

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Iolani Palace

Iolani Palace

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Lanai’s Visiting Artist Program

Lanai Visiting Artists Program

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Hiking Haleakala

Hiking Haleakala

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Kona Sport Fishing

Rod and Reel – Fishing Tales From The Kona Coast, Big Island

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Sporting Clays Lanai

Shoot To Thrill – A Day At Lanai Pine Sporting Clays

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Pacific Tsunami Museum

Rising Against The Tide The Pacific Tsunami Museum In Hilo

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Hawaii Spas

Spas In Hawaii

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Polynesian Cultural Center

Polynesian Cultural Center

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Garden of the Gods

Garden Of The Gods – A Mystery Awaits On Lanai

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Hilo the Old-Fashioned Bay Front Town, Big Island

Hilo

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Lanai Petroglyphs

The Petroglyph Mystery – Voices From The Past

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Na Pali Coast

Exploring The Napali Coast, Kauai

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Maui Invitational

Basketball In Paradise

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Molokini Crater Snorkeling

Molokini Snorkel Tours from South Maui

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Exploring Downtown Honolulu

Exploring Downtown Honolulu on a 2.3 mile self guided walk

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Rainbow Basketball Classic

Many Classic Moments

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Sea Life Park

Sea Worthy – Exploring Sea Life Park – Oahu

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Panaewa Rainforest Zoo

Walk On The Wild Side In Hilo

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Dole Plantation

Dole Plantation – Where Pineapple Is Still King

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Honolulu Academy of Arts

For Arts Sake – Honolulu Academy Of Arts

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Chinatown, Honolulu

A Walk Through Chinatown Honolulu

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Hawaii Maritime Center, Oahu

The Hawaii Maritime Center – Tracing Hawaii’s Ocean History

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National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Punchbowl Cemetery

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Road to Hana

Drive to Hana – a slice of Maui heaven

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Foster Botanical Garden

The Natural Wonders Of Foster Botanical Garden

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Hawaii Sports

Hawaii Sports

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Hawaii Attractions

Hawaii Attractions

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Nuuanu Pali State Park

The Pali Lookout

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King Kamehameha Statue

Kamehameha Statue: Tribute To A King

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Kawaiahao Church

Kawaiahao Church

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Hiking Diamond Head

Hiking Diamond Head

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Mission Houses Museum

Mission Houses Museum

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Historic Hulihee Palace

Hulihee Palace: Fit For Royalty

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Kauai Goes Hollywood

Kauai has a knack for launching iconic Hollywood films

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City of Refuge

City of Refuge

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Oahu Shopping

Oahu Shopping Adventures

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Magic of Polynesia

Magic of Polynesia

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Big Island Volcanoes

Big Island Volcanoes

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Biking Haleakala

Biking Haleakala

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The NFL Pro Bowl

The NFL Pro Bowl

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Waikiki, Oahu Nightlife

Oahu Nightlife – Dinner Shows & Nightclubs in Waikiki

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Captain Cook Monument

The Life of Captain Cook

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Wailea Resort

A luxurious vacation at Wailea Resort in Maui

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Kauai Shopping

Kauai Shopping

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Oahu Swap Meets

Oahu Swap Meets

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Lanai Horseback Riding

Spectacular scenery awaits at Lanai on Horseback

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Honolulu Theatre

Honolulu On Stage

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USS Battleship Missouri Memorial

USS Battleship Missouri Memorial – Pearl Harbor

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Hawaii Theatre Center

Hawaii Theatre Center – Pride of the Pacific

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The Falls of Clyde

The Falls of Clyde

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Sweetheart Rock

Legend of Sweetheart Rock – Lanai

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USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

USS Bowfin Submarine Museum – Park – Pearl Harbor

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Parker Ranch

Parker Ranch – Big Island of Hawaii

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Kilauea Lighthouse

Kilauea Lighthouse

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Made in Kauai

Made in Kauai

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Halona Blowhole

Halona Blowhole

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Mauna Loa

Mauna Loa – The World’s Largest Volcano

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Waikiki Trolley

Waikiki Trolley

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Maui Shopping Adventures

Maui Shopping Adventures

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Big Island Shopping

Big Island Shopping

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Hawaii State Art Museum

Hawaii State Art Museum

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Honolulu Zoo

WAIKIKI’S WILD KINGDOM: THE HONOLULU ZOO

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Hawaii Island Hopping

Going Island Hopping

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Kapalua Wine & Food Festival

Kapalua Wine & Food Festival in Maui

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Mauna Kea

Mauna Kea – An Important Location for Astronomical Observations

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Getting Married on Oahu

Getting married on Oahu

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Lahaina Nightlife

Lahaina Night Life

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Hawaii Nature Center

Hawaii Nature Center – Hands-on Environmental Education

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Sugar Cane Train, Maui

Lahaina-Kaanapali Sugar Cane Train

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Waikiki Aquarium

Waikiki Aquarium

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Waimea Canyon

View the Grand Canyon of the Pacific – Waimea Canyon, Kauai

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Kaanapali Activities

Kaanapali Resort

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Lanikai Kayaking

Lanikai Kayaking – Paddling Adventure to the Twin Islands

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Reaching New Heights

Reaching New Heights

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Princeville Ranch Adventures

Princeville Ranch Adventures

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Maui Classic Charters

Maui Classic Charters

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Poipu Specials