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Moon Maui

Make Your Escape! With endless stretches of golden sand and waters teeming with beauty, Maui epitomizes the magic that Hawaii has to offer. Immerse yourself in the wonders of the island with Moon Maui, the travel guide preferred by locals. What You’ll Find in Moon Maui: Local author and trailblazer Kyle Ellison’s adventurous perspective on his home […]

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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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Moon Big Island of Hawai‘i

Make Your Escape! Explore sublime beaches, wander idyllic valleys, and admire the fiery power of the volcanoes. See the heart of Hawaii with Moon Big Island of Hawaiʻi, the travel guide preferred by locals. What You’ll Find in Moon Big Island of Hawaiʻi: Local author Bree Kessler’s expert wisdom on the spirit of her island home Full-color guides […]

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Moon Kauaʻi

Make Your Escape! A verdant retreat full of old Hawaii charm, Kauaʻi is aloha at its best. See the soul of Hawaii with Moon Kauaʻi, the travel guide preferred by locals. What You’ll Find in Moon Kauaʻi: Expert, local author Kevin Whitton provides an adventurer’s perspective on the island he calls home Full-color guides with vibrant, helpful photos, […]

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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.

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Best Kayaking in Kailua

Beautiful views and calm waters make for excellent kayaking in Kailua; you’ll want to make sure you have your camera along in a dry sack. Along with outfitters, guided excursions, and lesson providers, here’s where to go for the best day on the water.

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Ocean Safety in Hawaii

More people drown in Hawaii than anywhere else in the world. But don’t let the statistics deter you from enjoying the ocean! Use common sense along with these tips for respecting both the ocean and the creatures that live in it to stay safe.