Mākaha, Hawai’i

Destination to Paradise: Mākaha, Hawai’i   Mākaha is located on the leeward coast of O’ahu, just north, northwest of Waianae. The town sits at the west opening of Mākaha Valley, and at the foot of Mt. Ka’ala in the Wai’anae Mountain Range....

Hiku & Kawelu

Hiku & Kawelu Hawaiian Legends & Mythology A famous legend from the magnificent Waimea Canyon on the island of Kauai is the love story of Hiku and Kawelu. The legend goes something like this: Hiku, a demigod, visited the human realm and fell in love with a...

Kahakuloa Village

Kahakuloa Village, West Maui Kahakuloa – Maui’s Other Side, Rugged West Mountains Kahakuloa is an area on the north side of West Maui, with a small isolated community called Kahakuloa Village, tucked away in a valley. The village is home to about 100...

Honolua Bay, Maui

Honolua Bay, West Maui Maui, one of best places to snorkel in the world is Honolua Bay. Located just north of Kapalua, West Maui, Honolua Bay features established coral reefs and clear waters out in the bay, you’ll need to swim out past the shoreline to get past...

Waipi‘o Valley

Waipi’o Valley Hawai’i Sacred Waipi’o Valley Nestled at the base remote of Waipi‘o Valley on the Hāmākua Coast, the beautiful black sands, 2,000-foot cliffs, tropical rainforest, and cascading waterfalls of Waipi‘o Beach, make this a destination...

Honoka’a Hawai’i

Honoka’a, Hawai’i Honoka’a is a small town located in the Hamakua District, on the north side of the Big Island of Hawai’i. The rural country town has a population of about 2,300. Honoka’a is 42 miles northwest of Hilo, 14 miles east of...

ʻĪao Valley

I’ao Valley, Maui Iao Needle Iao Needle (Kūkaemoku), an East Maui landmark, is a vegetation-covered lava remnant rising 1,200 feet from the valley floor or 2,250 feet above sea level. The needle is a sharp ridge that gives the appearance of being a spire when...

Papakolea Beach

Papakōlea Beach Destination Paradise Little Grass Shack Destination Paradise: Papakōlea Beach, also known as Green Sand Beach or Mahana Beach is a green sand beach located near South Point, in the Kaʻū district of the island of Hawaiʻi. It is one of only four green...

Wailua River, Kauaʻi

Wailua River, Island of Kaua’i Destination To Paradise: Wailua River, Kauai’i The tranquil Wailua River weaves by gorgeous waterfalls and lush, jungle landscapes along the island’s East Side. Kauai has the only navigable rivers in Hawaii, and the Wailua...