Palm trees front a shorline with white frothy waves.

Moloka‘i’s Best Surf Spots

To say that the surf spots on Moloka‘i are empty would be a lie, but a crowded day by Moloka‘i standards would be considered almost empty in Maui. Here are Moloka‘i’s best surf spots, including how to get there, when to go, everything you need to know to ride the breaks, and where you can rent some gear, too.

Hanauma Bay has the best snorkeling on the South Shore. Photo © Kevin Whitton.

The Best of O‘ahu in 7 Days

The average stay on O‘ahu is about seven days. With sights and activities on all sides of the island, planning your days will help you take full advantage of your holiday. Let this suggested itinerary to the must-see locales and establishments be a jumping-off point for your travels.

Surfboards on Waikiki Beach. Photo © Kevin Whitton.

Best Surf Spots in Waikiki

Synonymous with surfing, Waikiki is home to a host of excellent surf spots. Whether you are a longboarder, shortboarder, experienced, novice, or first-timer, there’s a number of breaks that suit all abilities. Here are the best of the best for everyone.

Outdoor seating at the Mai Tai Bar on Waikiki Beach.

The Best of Waikiki Nightlife

Waikiki nightlife is wonderfully varied—you’ll find bars and clubs, fine dining and live music, ultra-casual hangouts and high-class venues, so no matter your mood, there’s always somewhere to go. Many of these locations are popular with visitors and locals alike.

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Moon Honolulu & O’ahu

Make Your Escape! Caught in the ideal balance between lively metropolis and serene shores, Oʻahu is the heartbeat of the Hawaiian Islands. See the soul of Hawaii with Moon Honolulu & O’ahu, the travel guide preferred by locals. What You’ll Find in Moon Honolulu & Oʻahu: Expert, local author Kevin Whitton provides an adventurer’s perspective on his beloved […]

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A rainbow is caught mimicking the bridge in Hilo's Wailoa River State Park.

Hilo’s Wailoa River State Recreation Area

The Wailoa River State Recreation Area, a huge area encompassing a spring-fed lagoon, is used by locals for picnics, pleasure walks, informal get-togethers, fishing, and launching boats. For visitors, the Wailoa Center is also an excellent cultural stop, with historical and local artist exhibitions.