Things to Do in Hawaii

Joe Schmelzer

The story of Hawaii—from discovery to overthrow—is powerfully told through music and dance in this gripping theatrical performance. Dig deep into... Read More

What makes 'Iao Valley such a famous attraction is the fact it's the only West Maui valley that's easily accessible by car. This was also the site of... Read More

It’s not just the sunlight reflected on water that adds to the offshore romance. Nor is it the calming ukulele rhythms that float from the deck of the... Read More

While morning green fees at Maui’s best courses can cost upwards of $300, booking a tee time after 12 p.m. can cut the rates in half. At Maui Nui and... Read More

This remote retreat on the North Kohala Coast fuses Polynesian healing traditions with a green ethos. Book a lomilomi massage with a practitioner... Read More

Riding in a helicopter might seem scary, but with a perfect safety record still intact after 25 years in the business, Air Maui is a seriously safe... Read More

It’s fitting for a hidden waterfall to be located on a somewhat hidden road—and this is the last waterfall you’re likely to encounter when driving the ... Read More

Only one sugar mill still operates in the entire state of Hawaii, and the Alexander and Baldwin Sugar Museum is set smack at the base of the smokestack.... Read More

Charles Yee Hoy and staff have been selling antiques at a pair of shops in downtown Kailua for over 25 years. Their first store draws from the mainland... Read More

Island and European styles merge in the Allerton Garden, located in Poipu’s Lāwa`i Valley. Allerton and the nearby McBryde Garden are run by the... Read More

The largest open-air flea market in Hawaii, the Aloha Stadium Swap Meet takes place every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday in the parking lot surrounding... Read More

Every visitor to ‘Iao Valley should also stop at the Bailey House Museum; after all, the two attractions are literally on the same road. In additon to... Read More

Every visitor to ‘Iao Valley should stop at the Bailey House Museum. After all, they’re on the same road, and the house displays what life was like for... Read More

Hawaiian shirts sell for as little as $4, but vintage varieties from the 1930s will set you back thousands of dollars. Read More

The turquoise waters of Baldwin Beach—particularly in the early morning—are too inviting to resist the urge of jumping in for a swim. The best spots for... Read More

Baldwin Beach Park, on the north shore of Maui and just west of the plantation town Paia, is a noted destination for bodyboarding and bodysurfing. The... Read More

This slightly off-the-beaten-path bar in Chinatown is known among locals for its impressive selection of beers — more than 150 from around the... Read More

A local institution, the shop for surf gear, mountain bikes, and Franko's Oahu Surfing Map, a vital guide to the legendary surf breaks of the North Shore. Read More

If you’ve never heard of “Baby Beach,” it’s probably because you can’t see it. Hidden from view in a residential neighborhood, this saltwater lagoon is... Read More

Probably the best museum complex in the world for everything Polynesian (as well as Melanesian and Micronesian), the Bishop is Hawaii’s most famous... Read More

Bob’s sells one product mainly, the evocative and characteristically Hawaiian four-string guitar. There are ukes of ribbon-grained koa that cost... Read More

Explore the North Pacific waters and observe marine animals in their native habitat with guidance from the staff at Bubbles Below Scuba Charters.... Read More

Forget what the medical records say—Elvis is alive and has reappeared at the Maui Theatre in Lahaina This high-energy show recounts the time that Elvis... Read More

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