The fresh, floral air energizes you. The warm, tranquil waters refresh you. The breathtaking, natural beauty renews you. Look around. There’s no place on earth like Hawaii. Whether you’re a new visitor or returning, our six unique islands offer distinct experiences that will entice any traveler. We warmly invite you to explore our islands and discover your ideal travel experience.
Aloha from Hawaii
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Boasting one of the highest (perhaps THE highest) rate of guests wanting to return, the islands of Hawaii offer a rich cultural heritage, perfect weather, excellent farm-to-table culinary scene, diverse adventures, scenic beauty beyond compare, and a very safe environment in which to enjoy it all.
Spend a week or more on a single island, or island hop to see and do more – each island has it;s own personality, each island offers different adventures, and each island is unforgettable in it’s own unique way.
Whether it’s the history and Pearl Harbor + allure of Waikiki beach + surf culture of The North Shore + city life of Honolulu, there is good reason why Island of Oahu is known as “The Gathering Place”
The Big Island of Hawaii offers such breadth of experience it’s almost unbelievable that you can visit 11 of the world’s 13 climate zones + experience one of the world’s most active volcanoes + swim with Manta Rays
Oahu may be known to many at “The Valley Isle”, but to Honeymooneres it’s known as the most romantic island, and to everyone it’s known as a beautiful gem with amazing experiences including sunrise at Haleakala and the Road to Hana
Kauai must be seen to be believed – the Napali coast it truly one of the world’s most beautiful shorelines, there is good reason why the Waimea Canyon is said to be The Grand Cayon of the Pacific, and the laid back vibe of the culture is so relaxing!
1 trip is truly not enough but we are here to make your trip as memorable as possible
Foods & Beverages
The food syou have to try and should love!
- Spam (seriously – they love the stuff there))
- Blue Hawaiians
- Coconut Water
Hawaii is know for Famous People and Things
- Duke Kahanamoku (legendary surfer)
- Don Ho (singer)
- Magnum PI (fictional character)
- Hula Dancers
Experience Hawaii at its finest!
- Helicopter Tours
- Volcano Tours
- Pearl Harbor
Each Hawaiian island offers it’s own unique experience
Maui – Known as the “Valley Isle,” Maui is dotted with quaint towns, artist communities and local favorites that have been around for generations. Head toWailuku for pastries from a “mom and pop” bakery, or head to Lahaina for a taste of Maui’s famed farm to table cuisine. From shimmering beaches and sacred Iao Valley to migrating humpback whales and sunset on Haleakala, it’s not surprising Maui was voted the “Best Island” by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler for 19 years.
Some of EZTravelPad’s favorites resorts on the island of Maui are:
- Andaz Maui at Wailea
- Grand Wailea
- Westin Kaanapali
- Sheraton Kaanapali
- Royal Lahaina Resort
- Road to Hana
- Sunrise at Haleakala (or sunset)
- Snorkeling at Molokini
- Whale Watching (seasonal)
Want to see a bit more?
Oahu – Let’s play. On the island of Oahu, learn to ride the waves in Waikiki where surfing was born or catch a big-wave surfmeet on Oahu’s famed North Shore. Between sunrise and sunset, you’ll have hours to explore the hottest farm to table restaurants, browse the latest designer and local fashions, check out the urban art scene in Chinatown or stroll into Hawaii’s history at Iolani Palace. When the sun goes down, the “Heartbeat of Hawaii” awakens to a new beat, and it’s time to put on your dancing shoes.
Some of EZTravelPad’s favorite resorts on the island of Oahu are:
- Disney’s Aulani
- Moana Surfrider
- Royal Hawaiian
- Outrigger Waikiki
- Turtle Bay Resort
Some can’t miss things to do on Oahu include:
- Pearl Harbor, USS Missouri and Arizona Memorial
- Polynesian Cultural Center
- Learn to surf
- Hike Diamondhead
- Germaine’s Luau
Want to see a bit more?
Kauai – Unwind and let the oxygen-rich air of Kauai’s Wailua River invigorate your spirit as you kayak to a cascading waterfall. Or breathe deeply at the edge of the time-swept Waimea Canyon as it speaks to you without words. On Kauai, native fishponds amaze with 1,000-year old forward thinking, while legends of the Napali Coast transport you back in time. From the small towns of Hanapepe and Old Koloa Town to sunny Poipu Beach, this is truly “Hawaii’s Island of Discovery.”
Some of EZTravelPad’s favorite resorts on Kauai are:
- Kauai Marriott Resort on Kalapaki Beach
- Sheraton Kauai Resort
- Ko’a Kea Hotel & Resort
- Waimea Plantation Cottages
- Courtyard by Marriott Kauai at Coconut Beach
A few of the can’t miss things to do in and around Kauai are-
- Waimea Canyon
- Catamaran along Napali Coast
- Helicopter Tour of Island
- Fern Grotto