A little-known beach called the surfing mecca and the freshest ahi tuna in Oahu, waffle sandwiches and lush rainforests in Maui, and lava-spewing volcanoes on the Big Island. Explore secret spots and wild parks hidden in Hawaii. Explore America's 50th state and check out the best secret spots and wild parks in hidden Hawaii. On the island of Oahu, skip the overcrowded Waikiki beaches in favor of the North Shore - a surfing mecca that's home to a team of bodacious surfer babes known as the North Shore Surf Girls. The ladies give us a few tips on riding the waves - and picking out a beach-worthy bikini. And don't miss the fresh ahi tuna from the nearby Grass Skirt Grill, or the views from Pu'u o Mahuka Heiau State Monument - site of an ancient Hawaiian temple once used for human sacrifice.
Then island-hop to Maui and pull over on the Road to Hana at Uncle Bill's Lunch Wagon, where the owner serves up her famed waffle sandwiches piled high with bacon and eggs, and a side of sass. Then check out Haleakala National Park and take the Pipiwai Trail deep into the lush rainforest to find the hidden Waimoku Falls.
Hideaway at the gorgeous Paradise Bay Resort, hidden on the eastern edge of Oahu. Then explore the nearby Kualoa Ranch on the back of an ATV. This working cattle ranch dates back to 1850 and boasts dramatic scenery that's been used in a number of Hollywood films.
No trip to Hawaii would be complete without a visit to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, where Kilauea's been erupting non-stop for the last 30 years. Check out the molten glow of oozing lava, and then chow down at Café 100 - a favorite local eatery that serves up 25 different varieties of Loco Moco.