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- 14.5292 reviews
Beautiful beaches all around this island and top tourist destination of all the Hawaiian island. Beaches are filled with people even during low season, for good reason. There is so much to eat, see and do here. A perfect honeymoon destination or just a great vacation getaway with family and friends.
- 24.567 reviews
Sorry, I think Lahaina is overrated. Pricey restaurants, art galleries, and crowds. If you want to see something special, go to the nearby Buddhist temple complex, cemetery, and "baby beach" (gentle waves on a lovely beach behind the cemetery). If you stay off the main streets, the eateries and shops are more interesting.
- 34.542 reviews
Kihei is where I live. It's a beach town, full of condos, but a lot of neighborhoods too. The Piilani highway and Kihei road run all the way to Wailea. There are mostly small shopping centers around Kihei. For other purchases we go to town (Kahului). Weekends we head for the beaches too. Sunday sunset my family is at Kam3. ...
- 44.544 reviews
Home of the famous Hawaiian Kona coffee, this western area of the big island is a must see. You can also see evidence of inland Tsunamis as most of the roads are built 50-60 feet above sea level. Fun Fact- Jurassic Park was filmed here.
- 54.529 reviews
How could you not like Paia? Great shopping, superb food, and a wonderful grocery store. Life is good.
- 64.521 reviews
The downtown area is quaint and right out of the 60s / 70s. Home to a number of mom and pop businesses, including coffee shops and restaurants. Parking is easy and the area is easily navigated on foot.
- 744 reviews
Koloa is one of those "Wait, did we just drive past it?" island towns. The main street is just a few blocks long, crammed with shops, art galleries, places to eat, snack shops and a couple of historical artifacts from the sugar-plantation days. Fuel your stomach here, buy a few souvenirs and then head on down the road to Poipu ...
- 84.514 reviews
Nestled just under the crater, its full of amazing views, cool air, farms and ranches.
- 94.522 reviews
Voted one of the best beaches in the world. The hotels along Wailea are more expensive but if you are looking for a relaxing vacation then you need to stay here. Smaller town than Kaanapali, not the sort of place you would go to party.
- 104.536 reviews
One of my favorite beach towns in Hawaii! Aim to get off the beaten path ( think beaches in neighborhoods ) vs parking at the over crowded beach park. A good hike is the Lanikai pill boxes .
- 114.57 reviews
You get to see the cauldron most days, though weather can make it less visible. The visitor center has a snack shop and gift shop. If lava is flowing its probably best seen from a helicopter. The days are gone when you could drive up and walk on the crusted lava toward the latest flow.
- 12526 reviews
Hanalei Bay after the recent storm - great beachcombing!
- 134.547 reviews
Hana is a bit of a drive from the rest of the island, but it is well worth the effort to get there. The drive makes the journey amazing, if you ask me, but some people get car sick.
- 144.546 reviews
North shore has some of the most scenic views. It's far more quiet then south Waikiki where are the tourist are. It's about an hour or two hour in traffic drive up here from Waikiki.
- 1554 reviews
Chart House was my favorite
- 16411 reviews
This beautiful marshland is protected and its natural habitat. Here you'll find so many types of birds, it's sanctuary.
- 174.58 reviews
You'll pass through this town more times than you can count during your trip to Kauai, but there's more to it than meets the eye looking through the windshield of your car. Spend an hour or two learning about the island's fiercely independent history in the locally staffed museum, then grab a counter stool at Haimura Saimin. Drive down to ...
- 184.57 reviews
Kahului is the city where you will likely fly in and out of the airport. There are some nice amenities here, like Costco and Whole Foods, but the truth is, you will most likely leave here as quickly as you can to head to the resorts. This is not the destination in Maui, but it is a great resource if ...
- 194.54 reviews
i lived in Wahiawa, Hawaii on Schofield Barracks, right across from Wheeler Army Air Field, where i went to Wheeler Middle School. Wahiawa is a great place to visit i could walk anywhere there and never be bored. everyone is laid back, i saw two trucks get in to a fender-bender and both drivers got out to see if the ...
- 2044 reviews
On the east side of Kauai and the so-called "Coconut Coast," Kapaa is a busy place. Locals come to do business, hang out and go shopping, while tourists eat, shop, drink and amble back and forth to the beach. A lot of vacation rentals and B&Bs are scattered around Kapaa, but if you want something more peaceful, look further north ...