Formed tens of thousands of years ago by a volcanic cinder cone during Oahus later eruptions, Mount Tantalus boasts some of the best views on the island of Diamond Head Crater and Downtown Honolulu.
Kaneohe Bay is the largest bay on the island of Oahu and has long been a favorite spot for fishing, sailing, watersports, and is home to a diversity of tropical sea life.
Located in the heart of Oahu’s idyllic countryside is the magnificent Kahana Valley. Just north of Kualoa Ranch and Ka’a'awa Valley, Kahana Valley is actually a state park dedicated to embracing and teaching Hawaiian culture.
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.
Barges and tug boats carry goods into Molokai’s busiest port, the Kaunakakai Harbor. Ferry boats like the Molokai Princess arrive daily, bringing visitors and residents into Molokai’s most populated town, Kaunakakai Town, with a population of roughly 4,000.
Haleiwa Harbor is the only marina on Oahu’s North Shore. The harbor is home to activity companies offering shark diving, scuba diving, snorkeling, and sailing tours. The harbor also features two breakwaters to diminish large winter swells which cause big waves to break on North Shore beaches.
Molokai’s most dramatic scenic lookout on the island’s north coast is the Kalaupapa Sea Cliff Lookout, overlooking the infamous “leper’s colony”, formerly for people with Hansen’s Disease.
Ka’a'awa Valley is one of Oahus best kept secretsexcept youve already known about it for decades. This Hawaiian valley is one of Hollywoods favorite filming locations which has brought dinosaurs to life, sheltered plane crash survivors, and been home to mountain gorillas.
The Ala Wai Canal was constructed to drain the wetlands which used to cover Waikiki. It is a calm water canal where many participate in paddling activities.
Wahiawa Botanical Garden is a very nice botanical garden which includes many native Hawaiian plants. It was established by the Hawaii Sugar Planters Association who rented the land from the state of Hawaii.