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Don’t be fooled by the motel-like room blocks or the aging lobby interior, quirky Kaanapali Beach Hotel may get you closer to the real Hawaiian experience than any other Maui hotel. Excellent, caring customer service and longstanding Hawaiian traditions ensure visitors feel like ohana (family).
The trail is the only accessible route to this verdant valley.
You'll be hiking, biking and sailing your way around Oahu’s natural splendor.
See volcanoes and the Kona coast on this all-day trip with Paradise Helicopters and Hawaii Forest & Trail.
Spend the day exploring the island of Lanai by catamaran.
In Keahou, a mile-long engineering marvel allowed ali'i (Hawaiian chiefs) to ride down a mountain at 50 miles per hour, all the way to the sea.
Hawaii Island’s new Cost to Coast Birding Trail encourages everyone to explore the island’s diverse landscapes while offering glimpses of otherwise hard-to-spot species.
A road trip around the island of Kauai, featured in the April 2017 issue of National Geographic Traveler magazine.
Local startup partners with HAWAII magazine and companies to sell to tourists in real time
Classic hotel luxury: golden bellhop carts, domed chandeliers and art everywhere – the hotel claims it’s the largest private collection of originals in the state. This Waldorf Astoria property also has the feel of a breezy seaside garden resort.
The gorgeous Fairmont Kea Lani, with arched breezeways, lily pad-topped ponds and palm-lined thoroughfares looks as though it’s straight from the pages of a magazine. All suite and villa accommodations front an exclusive strip of tropical beach.
This 40-acre seaside property has some of Kaanapali’s best facilities and amenities; two seaside pools with waterfalls, a 150-foot slide and grotto bar, colourful luau, cultural classes, and tours of its on-site wildlife including flamingos, swans and African penguins.
Lush Island greenery, quick-to-the-airport location and the thoughtful charms of a historic building combine for a peaceful and cosy stay at Old Wailuku Inn, where home-cooked breakfasts make visitors feel like house guests.
A leafy boutique lodge on Haleakala Volcano’s far western slopes. This Relais & Châteaux property has panoramic ocean views, swanky eco-inspired lodgings and perhaps more garden acreage per guest than any other Maui hotel.
Fresh off a multi-million dollar renovation, the luxurious seaside Four Seasons has contemporary new rooms, more private nooks and new Hawaii-inspired art. A place to see and be seen, the property’s only setback may be its own popularity, seemingly at odds with its brand’s exclusivity.