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Kee Beach

Kee Beach, Kauai is one of Hawaii’s most striking beaches and the beginning of the popular hiking trail to Hanakapiai and Kalalau.

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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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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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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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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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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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Stargazing at Mauna Kea on the Big Island

You’ve never see so many stars!

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Maui Invitational

Basketball In Paradise

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Honolulu Academy of Arts

For Arts Sake – Honolulu Academy Of Arts

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Kawaiahao Church

Kawaiahao Church

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The NFL Pro Bowl

The NFL Pro Bowl

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Halona Blowhole

Halona Blowhole

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Sugar Cane Train, Maui

Lahaina-Kaanapali Sugar Cane Train

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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

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Molokini Crater Snorkeling

Molokini Snorkel Tours from South Maui

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Hawaii Maritime Center, Oahu

The Hawaii Maritime Center – Tracing Hawaii’s Ocean History

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Hiking Diamond Head

Hiking Diamond Head – Stairway To Heaven

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Captain Cook Monument

The Life of Captain Cook

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Mauna Loa

Mauna Loa – The World’s Largest Volcano

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Waikiki Aquarium

Waikiki Aquarium

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Hanauma Bay

Snorkel Hanauma Bay – Oahu’s Marine Life Conservation Park

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Exploring Downtown Honolulu

Exploring Downtown Honolulu on a 2.3 mile self guided walk

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National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Punchbowl Cemetery

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Mission Houses Museum

Mission Houses Museum

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USS Battleship Missouri Memorial

USS Battleship Missouri Memorial – Pearl Harbor

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Historic Aloha Tower, Oahu

Historic Aloha Tower

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Waimea Canyon

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

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Iolani Palace

Iolani Palace

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Rainbow Basketball Classic

Many Classic Moments

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Foster Botanical Garden

The Natural Wonders Of Foster Botanical Garden

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Historic Hulihee Palace

Hulihee Palace: Fit For Royalty

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The Falls of Clyde

The Falls of Clyde

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Hawaii State Art Museum

Hawaii State Art Museum

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Hilo Hattie

Hilo Hattie

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Haleakala National Park, Maui

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

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Polynesian Cultural Center

Polynesian Cultural Center

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Sea Life Park

Sea Worthy – Exploring Sea Life Park – Oahu

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Hawaii Sports

Hawaii Sports

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Kauai Goes Hollywood

Kauai has a knack for launching iconic Hollywood films

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Sweetheart Rock

Legend of Sweetheart Rock – Lanai

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Honolulu Zoo

WAIKIKI’S WILD KINGDOM: THE HONOLULU ZOO

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Dolphin Quest Hawaii

Swim with Dolphins on Oahu and the Big Island

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Bishop Museum

Bishop Museum – Celebrating Hawaii’s History

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Garden of the Gods

Garden Of The Gods – A Mystery Awaits On Lanai

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Waimea Valley

Back To Nature – Waimea Valley

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Hawaii Attractions

Hawaii Attractions

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City of Refuge

City of Refuge

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USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

USS Bowfin Submarine Museum – Park – Pearl Harbor

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Mauna Kea

Mauna Kea – An Important Location for Astronomical Observations

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Shipwreck Beach

Shipwreck Beach – a beachcomber’s delight

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Lanai Petroglyphs

The Petroglyph Mystery – Voices From The Past

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Panaewa Rainforest Zoo

Walk On The Wild Side In Hilo

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Nuuanu Pali State Park

The Pali Lookout

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Magic of Polynesia

Magic of Polynesia

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Parker Ranch

Parker Ranch – Big Island of Hawaii

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Lahaina Nightlife

Lahaina Night Life

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Merrie Monarch Festival

The Merrie Monarch Festival – A Whole Lotta Hula

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Na Pali Coast

Exploring The Napali Coast, Kauai

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Dole Plantation

Dole Plantation – Where Pineapple Is Still King

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King Kamehameha Statue

Kamehameha Statue: Tribute To A King

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Big Island Volcanoes

Big Island Volcanoes

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Kilauea Lighthouse

Kilauea Lighthouse

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Hawaii Nature Center

Hawaii Nature Center – Hands-on Environmental Education

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Samoan Fire Dance

Tradition The Samoan fire knife dance is more than a popular spectacle that adds sizzle to a Hawaiian luau. It’s a tradition that has been passed from generation to generation, with each adding a new layer of style, boldness, and skill. Letuli Olo Misilagi was the first man to add fire to the traditional Samoan […]

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Aloha Festivals

Aloha Festivals – Hawaii’s Biggest Party

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USS Arizona Memorial

USS Arizona Memorial – One of Hawaii’s Most Popular Attractions