13 Must Visit Beaches In Maui, HI: Complete 2024 Visitor Guide

13 Must Visit Beaches In Maui, HI: Complete 2024 Visitor Guide

What we loved about Maui were its stunning beaches, and our kids just couldn’t get enough. Having visited Maui many times, we’ll guide you to the best beaches in Maui, ones that will be perfect for your needs, because each Maui beach offers something different! Need to keep your teenage kids busy during the vacation?…

Waimanalo Beach, Oahu, HI: Complete 2024 Visitor Guide

Waimanalo Beach, Oahu, HI: Complete 2024 Visitor Guide

Waimanalo Beach, Oahu! An incredibly stunning, white-sands beach with crystal clear, turquoise waters on the lush, windward side of the island. And despite its beauty, almost totally deserted when we visited on a weekday afternoon! We had stopped at Lanikai Beach and Kailua Beach earlier on our vacation, loved the amazing white sands and clear…

Makalawena Beach, Big Island, HI: Complete 2024 Visitor Guide

Makalawena Beach, Big Island, HI: Complete 2024 Visitor Guide

Makalawena Beach, Big Island of Hawaii! Finely powdered, white sands. Turquoise blue ocean waters. Tall, swaying, coconut palm trees. Your typical amazing Hawaiian beach paradise! Late afternoon, and nary a soul in sight! Impossible in Hawaii, you say? Not at all, when we visited on a weekday afternoon, there was absolutely no one at this…

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, HI: Best Snorkeling & Complete 2024 Visitor Guide

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, HI: Best Snorkeling & Complete 2024 Visitor Guide

Hanauma Bay, Oahu! Crystal clear, turquoise waters. Finely powdered, golden sands. Tall, swaying coconut palm trees. Sheltered, crescent-shaped bay. Fringing, vibrant coral reefs. Abundant, protected marine life. A must visit destination a few miles from Honolulu, snorkeling at Hanauma Bay was one of the first Oahu bucket list items that we crossed off! And Hanauma…

Shark’s Cove, Oahu, HI: Snorkeling & Complete 2024 Visitor Guide

Shark’s Cove, Oahu, HI: Snorkeling & Complete 2024 Visitor Guide

Shark’s Cove, North Shore of Oahu! Definitely one of the best snorkeling experiences we’ve had! What we loved about Shark’s Cove was the multiple options it provided for our larger group. Beginning snorkelers and younger kids had shallow tide pools teeming with colorful tropical reef fish to explore. Our teenage kids, more experienced snorkelers and…

Laniakea Beach, Oahu, HI: 2024 Visitor Guide To Turtle Beach

Laniakea Beach, Oahu, HI: 2024 Visitor Guide To Turtle Beach

Laniakea Beach on the North Shore of Oahu has a unique qualification that makes it an Oahu must visit destination: reliable and consistent sightings of Hawaiian green sea turtles (called honu in Hawaiian)! For years, green sea turtles have been visiting Laniakea Beach with clockwork-like regularity, no doubt, attracted by the abundant seaweed, green algae…

Papakolea Green Sand Beach, Big Island, HI: Complete 2024 Visitor Guide

Papakolea Green Sand Beach, Big Island, HI: Complete 2024 Visitor Guide

Papakolea Green Sand Beach. Yes, you read it right – green sand beach! How do you get a green sand beach? The green color is imparted by olivine crystals that were part of ancient lava flows. Papakolea (aka Pu Ľu Mahana) is an ancient volcanic cinder cone that partially collapsed into the ocean, and the remnants,…

12 Best Things To Do At Ka’anapali Beach, Maui, HI

12 Best Things To Do At Ka’anapali Beach, Maui, HI

Ka’anapali Beach, Maui! The best beach on the island of Maui. Sounds jaded? You’ve heard of so many beaches in Hawaii that are the best beaches, blah, blah, blah! But Ka’anapali Beach on Maui is most deserving of this accolade, with finely powdered, soft, white sands, intense blue, warm, ocean waters, and swaying, tall, coconut…