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Plan a Trip to Hawaii with Moon Travel Guides

Helpful maps and articles about Maui, O‘ahu, the Big Island, and more.

Discover the Hawaiian Islands

Escape the world you know in Hawaii. Wander beautiful stretches of white sand. Swim in warm, crystal-clear water. Explore colorful reefs teeming with marine life. Lose yourself under a canopy of tropical rainforest. Cool off in passing rain showers and enjoy the rainbows that follow them….

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Travel Maps of the Hawaiian Islands

Download free, printable maps of the Hawaiian Islands for your personal use.

Currently available from the pages of our travel guides are over fifty maps of Maui and O‘ahu. Maps cover popular vacation destinations like Waikiki and Lahaina as well as supplemental information like campsites on O‘ahu or Ocean Conditions on Maui.

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Map of O‘ahu, Hawaii

O‘ahu

Color Map of Maui, Hawaii

Maui

Get Inspired With Our Most Recent Hawaii Articles

From white sand beaches to tropical rainforest to impressive active volcanoes, the outstanding diversity of Hawaii awaits. Here are our four most recent articles to get you started, or dig deeper and browse the latest Moon travel articles for all of Hawaii or island-specific content for Maui and O‘ahu.

View from the Nounou Trail. Photo © Christopher Thomas, licensed CC-BY 2.0.

Hiking Nounou Mountain, Kaua‘i’s Sleeping Giant

The Nounou Mountain Trails comprise three trails. They are all inland in the mountains above Wailua and zigzag over Nounou Ridge, the Sleeping Giant. Many feel the nearly four-mile round-trip Nounou Mountain East Trail is the prettiest of the three, while the Kuamo‘o-Nounou Trail is about two miles one way and is tough, but suitable for a fit family. Lastly, the Nounou Mountain West Trail is 1.5 miles and one hour each way, and a little shorter and less steep than the east-side trail.

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.

Kayaks on the beach of Moku Nui, with the ocean and O‘ahu in the background.

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.

A Hawaaian sea urchin in a coral crevice.

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.