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25 Things Every True Hawaii Local Does At Least Once Before They Die

With a total area of more than 6,400 square miles, the eight main islands that make up the Hawaiian archipelago may be small, but that doesn’t mean there is a shortage of incredibly unique experiences to be had. From swimming with sea turtles and learning to surf to hiking Maui’s stunning Pipiwai Trail and witnessing the beauty that is Kauai’s Waimea Canyon, here are 25 things every Hawaii local should definitely add to their Aloha State bucket list as soon as possible.

How many of these bucket list items have you checked off? For more bucket list inspiration, check out our Hawaii dining bucket list, this Hawaii hiking bucket list, and the ultimate Hawaiian bucket list for anyone who loves the outdoors.

Megan Shute
Megan is a freelance journalist residing near Honolulu, Hawaii. She is obsessed with hiking, beach trips, locally-grown coffee, and finding the best acai bowl on Oahu.