Hawaii Travel Guide

Check out some of the best places to eat, stay and experience on your trip to Hawaii.


Activities
Napali Kayak
Kayak on the open waters of the Pacific Ocean and paddle at the base of 4,000-foot cliffs while exploring legendary sea caves. 
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Photo by Kikuko Nakayama, Flickr, CC-BY-SA-2.0
  • 5-5075 Kuhio Hwy
  • Hanalei, HI 96714 US

Napali Kayak

Kayak on the open waters of the Pacific Ocean and paddle at the base of 4,000-foot cliffs while exploring legendary sea caves. 
5-5075 Kuhio Hwy Hanalei, HI, US
Phone: +1 808-826-6900
Piiholo Ranch Zipline
Soar through the immense eucalyptus forests and indigenous plants on a zip-line adventure with spectacular mountain and coastal views.
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Photo by Piiholo Ranch Zipline
  • 799 Piiholo Rd
  • Makawao, HI 96768 US

Piiholo Ranch Zipline

Soar through the immense eucalyptus forests and indigenous plants on a zip-line adventure with spectacular mountain and coastal views.
799 Piiholo Rd Makawao, HI, US
Phone: +1 800-374-7050
Paradise Helicopters
Experience a guided tour of a crater and lava flow, from oceanside to mountaintop, via a helicopter.
Landed helicopter unloads passengers on Lihue, Hawaii
Photo by Dan Tentler, Flickr, CC-BY-SA-2.0
  • P. O. Box 5371
  • Kailua-Kona, HI 96745 US

Paradise Helicopters

Experience a guided tour of a crater and lava flow, from oceanside to mountaintop, via a helicopter.
P. O. Box 5371 Kailua-Kona, HI, US
Phone: +1 808-969-7392
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
The sculptors got much of their inspiration from this volcanic landscape at least 70 million years in the making.
hawaii volcanoes national park, volcano
Photo by Big Island Visitors Bureau/Ethan Tweedie
  • Crater Rim Drive
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, HI 96718 US

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

The sculptors got much of their inspiration from this volcanic landscape at least 70 million years in the making.
Crater Rim Drive Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, HI, US
Trilogy Excursions
Scuba-dive in the "Cathedrals" of Lanai via a catamaran while learning ancient lore about the area.
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Photo by Trilogy Excursions
  • 207 Kupuohi St
  • Lahaina, HI 96761 US

Trilogy Excursions

Scuba-dive in the "Cathedrals" of Lanai via a catamaran while learning ancient lore about the area.
207 Kupuohi St Lahaina, HI, US
Phone: +1 808-874-5649
H2O Sports
Take your vacation to the next level with the extreme water sport options at H20 Sports.
Don Wildman uses a JetPack in the waters off of Honolulu, HI
  • 377 Keahole St
  • Suite 103
  • Honolulu, HI 96825 US

H2O Sports

Take your vacation to the next level with the extreme water sport options at H20 Sports.
377 Keahole St Honolulu, HI, US
Phone: +1 808-396-0100
Honolulu Fish Auction
Enjoy a private tour and fish-auction experience, including purchasing and subsequently breaking down a giant ahi tuna for a world-class chef.
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  • 1131 N Nimitz Hwy
  • Honolulu, HI 96817 US

Honolulu Fish Auction

Enjoy a private tour and fish-auction experience, including purchasing and subsequently breaking down a giant ahi tuna for a world-class chef.
1131 N Nimitz Hwy Honolulu, HI, US
Valor in the Pacific National Monument
Visitors can take an exclusive, private boat and walking tour of the Pearl Harbor national park, visit the USS Missouri battleship and learn more about the memorial from Pearl Harbor historians.
wwII valor, ships, pearl harbor, memorial, honolulu, hawaii
Photo by Hawaii Tourism Authority/Tor Johnson
  • 1 Arizona Memorial Pl
  • Honolulu, HI 96818 US

Valor in the Pacific National Monument

Visitors can take an exclusive, private boat and walking tour of the Pearl Harbor national park, visit the USS Missouri battleship and learn more about the memorial from Pearl Harbor historians.
1 Arizona Memorial Pl Honolulu, HI, US
Phone: +1 808-423-7300
Stearman Biplane Rides
Take a wild acrobatic ride and air tour of Oahu in the open-air cockpit of a 1940s Stearman biplane.
stearman bi-plane, rides, airplane, waialua, hawaii
Photo by Stearman Bi-Plane Rides
  • Dillingham Airfield
  • Hangar B6
  • Waialua, HI 96791 US

Stearman Biplane Rides

Take a wild acrobatic ride and air tour of Oahu in the open-air cockpit of a 1940s Stearman biplane.
Dillingham Airfield Waialua, HI, US
Phone: +1 808-637-4461
Dolphin Essence
Experience a private boat excursion, including an open ocean swim with wild dolphins, before watching the sunrise at dawn.
dolphins, swimming, adventure, hawaii
Photo by Hawaii Tourism Authority/Kirk Lee Aeder
  • Honokohau Harbor
  • Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 US

Dolphin Essence

Experience a private boat excursion, including an open ocean swim with wild dolphins, before watching the sunrise at dawn.
Honokohau Harbor Kailua-Kona, HI, US
Phone: +1 808-896-7391
Big Island Harley-Davidson
Rent a Harley for the day and enjoy a riding tour of the Kona area.
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Photo by Jason Meredith, Flickr, CC-BY-2.0
  • 75-5633 Palani Rd
  • Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 US

Big Island Harley-Davidson

Rent a Harley for the day and enjoy a riding tour of the Kona area.
75-5633 Palani Rd Kailua-Kona, HI, US
Phone: +1 808-217-8560
Island Helicopters
Anthony takes a private helicopter flight with the only company allowed to land at the waterfall seen in Jurassic Park.
island helicopters, lihue, hawaii, tour
Photo by Dan Tentler, Flickr, CC-BY-SA-2.0

Island Helicopters

Anthony takes a private helicopter flight with the only company allowed to land at the waterfall seen in Jurassic Park.
3643 Ahukini Rd Lihue, HI, US

Hotels
Hale 'Ae Kai Mega-Mansion
Spend your trip among the island’s finest estates with everything from adventure guides and gourmet chefs to massage therapists and surf lessons.
hale ae kai, hotel, princeville, hawaii, resort, pool
Photo by Pure Kauai
  • 5118 Iolani Pl
  • Princeville, HI 96722 US

Hale 'Ae Kai Mega-Mansion

Spend your trip among the island’s finest estates with everything from adventure guides and gourmet chefs to massage therapists and surf lessons.
5118 Iolani Pl Princeville, HI, US
Phone: +1 808-828-6570
Grand Wailea
The ultimate in luxury resorts, this is the perfect destination for your next Maui getaway.
gran wailea, waldorf astoria resort, hotel, arial, hawaii
Photo by Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
  • 3850 Wailea Alanui Dr
  • Wailea, HI 96753 US

Grand Wailea

The ultimate in luxury resorts, this is the perfect destination for your next Maui getaway.
3850 Wailea Alanui Dr Wailea, HI, US
Phone: +1 808-875-1234
Travaasa Hana
Enjoy all that Hawaii has to offer, from snorkeling to lei-making, all while basking in the comforts of this amazing resort.
travaasa hana, hotel, exterior, night, hawaii
Photo by Travaasa
  • 5031 Hana Hwy
  • Hana, HI 96713 US

Travaasa Hana

Enjoy all that Hawaii has to offer, from snorkeling to lei-making, all while basking in the comforts of this amazing resort.
5031 Hana Hwy Hana, HI, US
Phone: +1 888-820-1043
Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay
An exceptional resort that will give you a true Hawaiian experience.
Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay
Photo by Four Seasons Hotels Limited
  • 1 Manele Bay Rd
  • Lanai City, HI 96763 US

Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay

An exceptional resort that will give you a true Hawaiian experience.
1 Manele Bay Rd Lanai City, HI, US
Phone: +1 808-565-2000

Restaurants & Bars
Kahua Ranch
Explore this working ranch with horseback riding, roping and a live band.
kahua ranch, kameula, hawaii, rainbow
Photo by Pamela Ketchum/Kahua Ranch Ltd.
  • 59-564 Kohala Mountain Rd
  • Kamuela, HI 96743 US

Kahua Ranch

Explore this working ranch with horseback riding, roping and a live band.
59-564 Kohala Mountain Rd Kamuela, HI, US
Phone: +1 808-882-4646
Volcano Winery
Learn the winemaking process while sampling a few glasses on a private tour of the grounds. 
volcano winery, volcano, hawaii, tasting room
Photo by Ann Cecil/Lonely Planet Images/Getty Images
  • 35 Pii Mauna Dr
  • Volcano, HI 96785 US

Volcano Winery

Learn the winemaking process while sampling a few glasses on a private tour of the grounds. 
35 Pii Mauna Dr Volcano, HI, US
Phone: +1 808-967-7772
Pint and Jigger
Enjoy the culinary experience of the Pint and Jigger and one-off crafted cocktails from a master mixologist.
pint and jigger, restaurant, burger, menu, honolulu, hawaii
Photo by Rae Huo
  • 1936 S King St.
  • Honolulu, US US

Pint and Jigger

Enjoy the culinary experience of the Pint and Jigger and one-off crafted cocktails from a master mixologist.
1936 S King St. Honolulu, US
Phone: +1 808-744-9593
Mark Noguchi’s Pili Group
Learn about Hawaiian cuisine with chef Mark Noguchi.
mark noguchi, pili group, restaurant, honolulu, hawaii, menu
Photo by The Pili Group

Mark Noguchi’s Pili Group

Learn about Hawaiian cuisine with chef Mark Noguchi.
Honolulu, HI, US
Phone: +1 808-240-1096
Alan Wong's
The Hawaiian menu here is inspired by new flavors and new ideas.
alan wong's restaurant, menu, honolulu, hawaii
Photo by Alan Wong’s Restaurants
  • 1857 S King St.
  • Honolulu, US US

Alan Wong's

The Hawaiian menu here is inspired by new flavors and new ideas.
1857 S King St. Honolulu, US
Phone: +1 808-949-2526
Merriman's
Enjoy a VIP dining experience with delicious food prepared by chef Peter Merriman.
  • 65-1227 Opelo Rd
  • Kamuela, HI 96743 US

Merriman's

Enjoy a VIP dining experience with delicious food prepared by chef Peter Merriman.
65-1227 Opelo Rd Kamuela, HI, US
Phone: +1 808-885-6822

Transportation
Kahului Airport
A regional airport in the state of Hawaii located on the island of Maui.
kahului airport, hawaii, airport
Photo by MIXA Co. Ltd./Getty Images
  • 1 Kahului Airport Road
  • Kahului, HI 96732 US

Kahului Airport

A regional airport in the state of Hawaii located on the island of Maui.
1 Kahului Airport Road Kahului, HI, US
Lanai Airport
lanai airport, hawaii, airport
Photo by @Andrewghayes, Flickr, CC-BY-NC-2.0
  • 1 Airport Rd
  • Lanai City, HI 96763 US

Lanai Airport

1 Airport Rd Lanai City, HI, US
Lihue Airport
lihue airport, hawaii, airport
Photo by Enrique R Aguirre Aves/Oxford Scientific/Getty Images
  • 3901 Mokulele Loop
  • Lihue, HI 96766 US

Lihue Airport

3901 Mokulele Loop Lihue, HI, US
Kona International Airport
kona international airport, airport, hawaii
Photo by Travis Thurston, Wikimedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  • 73-200 Kupipi St
  • Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 US

Kona International Airport

73-200 Kupipi St Kailua-Kona, HI, US
Hilo International Airport
hilo international airport, airport, hawaii
Photo by Estivillml/iStock/Getty Images
  • 2450 Kekuanaoa St
  • Hilo, HI 96720 US

Hilo International Airport

2450 Kekuanaoa St Hilo, HI, US

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