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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.

Makapu‘u marks the rugged and dry eastern tip of O‘ahu.

Whale-Watching on O‘ahu

Humpback whales routinely frequent O‘ahu waters during their Hawaii stay from October to March. Once in the shallow waters, they engage in mating behaviors and give birth to massive calves. Fortunately for whale-watchers, humpback whales like to congregate in the waters from Makapu‘u to Koko Head, and swim very close to shore as they pass by.

A rocky cliff rises above a crescent beach with yellow sand.

Best Beaches of Makapu‘u and Waimanalo, O’ahu

The best beaches of Makapu’u and Waimanalo are all a bit different, some with the most breathtaking scenery, others with dozens of tide pools to explore, or great opportunities for swimming, surfing, and sunbathing. There’s even beach-side camping.

One of the best locations for snorkeling in Wailea is Mokapu Beach.

Snorkeling in Wailea, Maui

There are a few choice spots for snorkeling in Wailea, all with fairly easy entry and rife with marine life. Here’s when and where to go, along with the best local outfitter.

For a great cardio workout and 360-degree views of the southeast shore, the Koko Crater Trail is a daunting 1,048 steps up the south side of Koko Crater.

Hiking and Biking on O’ahu’s Windward Side

While hiking on O’ahu’s windward side is limited, the few options available cover the range from a workout to a moderate hike to a simple stroll; you’ll find the scenery for each hike is fairly unique, too. Biking is equally limited, with cyclists confined mostly to roadways and a few trails, but since Kailua is a very bike-friendly town, that won’t be a problem for most.