One of the most dominant geological features on the island of Oahu, the Koolau Mountains span from the very tip of South Shore Oahu to the islands North Shore Beaches.
Mauna Kea, or “White Mountain” in english, is the tallest of the 5 volcanoes on Hawaii’s Big Island. It is no longer active unlike nearby Mount Kilauea which has been erupting continuously since 1983.
Meaning “Long Mountain” in Hawaiian, the summit of Mauna Loa lies within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and it is the tallest active volcano in Hawaii.
The Pu’u Loa Petroglyphs can be found off Chain Of Craters Road in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. The majority of petroglyphs show a variety of human forms, and simple dots that represent new born babies.
An interesting lava formation found in Kapalua, on the island of Maui.
Mount Kilauea is the island of Hawaii’s most active volcano, and has been erupting since 1983. The raw beauty of the landscapes around the volcano is very memorable and like no place else on earth.
Home to over 250 species of fish and unparalleled underwater visibility, Molokini is one of the best diving spots in Hawaii and the world!
Haleakala Crater is a must see for visitors to Maui. It’s the most-visited attraction on eastern Maui, and is 10,023 feet above sea level. The weather here changes quickly and can range from freezing temperatures and snow to warm and dry.
The Acid War Zone Trail got the name because of its appearence, it looks as if it was the site of an acid war. Its a short hike, and the experience is well worth it.
Olivine Pools are located along the coast of West Maui, and are a great example of Maui’s natural beauty.