Hawaii Travel Guide Helpful maps and articles about Maui, O‘ahu, and more.

Hawaii

From white sand beaches to tropical rainforest to impressive active volcanoes, the outstanding diversity of Hawaii awaits.


Explore Maui

  • Hawai‘i’s Best Historical and Cultural Sites Pu'ukohola Heiau was the last large heiau built before the dissolution of the Hawaiian religious system.To truly experience Hawai‘i, you need to understand its people and place in the modern world. Hawai‘i’s relatively short history has been tumultuous and prosperous, war-torn yet rich. Its museums, historic sites, and artifacts all have compelling stories to tell. Learn more about what sites are worth your while here.
  • The Best Snorkeling and Diving in the Hawaiian Islands The undeveloped and inaccessible coast of Kealakekua Bay is an excellent location for snorkeling.From night diving with manta rays on the Big Island to the 300 foot drop of Molokini Crater’s famous Back Wall in Maui, learn more about some of the best places in the islands to get into the water and explore.
  • Hawaii Itinerary: The Two-Week All-Island Trip An aerial view of the crater-shaped Hanauma Bay.Use this flexible itinerary to see the best of all the islands. If you have more time, extend your stay to three weeks for full immersion in Hawaiian island living.

Explore O‘ahu

  • Hawai‘i’s Best Historical and Cultural Sites Pu'ukohola Heiau was the last large heiau built before the dissolution of the Hawaiian religious system.To truly experience Hawai‘i, you need to understand its people and place in the modern world. Hawai‘i’s relatively short history has been tumultuous and prosperous, war-torn yet rich. Its museums, historic sites, and artifacts all have compelling stories to tell. Learn more about what sites are worth your while here.
  • The Best Snorkeling and Diving in the Hawaiian Islands The undeveloped and inaccessible coast of Kealakekua Bay is an excellent location for snorkeling.From night diving with manta rays on the Big Island to the 300 foot drop of Molokini Crater’s famous Back Wall in Maui, learn more about some of the best places in the islands to get into the water and explore.
  • Hawaii Itinerary: The Two-Week All-Island Trip An aerial view of the crater-shaped Hanauma Bay.Use this flexible itinerary to see the best of all the islands. If you have more time, extend your stay to three weeks for full immersion in Hawaiian island living.

Polynesian fire dancer photo at top © Deborah Kolb/123rf.