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The One Dreamy Day Trip Everyone In Hawaii Needs To Take As Soon As Possible

Located less than a mile offshore on the Windward coast of Oahu lie two tiny little islets. The Mokulua Islands, affectionately referred to as simply “the mokes,” are one of the Oahu’s most popular day trip destinations, and rightfully so. These dreamy little islands – and the turquoise water you must paddle through to reach them – are absolutely incredible, and easy to reach regardless of skill.

If you aren’t quite ready to take this leap, you can live vicariously through Nathan Rubio, who brought his camera along on his journey to the Mokes and shared the footage on YouTube.

For more information about the P-47 wreck near these beautiful islands, check out the Hui Wa’a Kaukahi kayaking club website. If you’re looking for other kayaking destinations across the Hawaiian Islands, check out these 11 popular excursions – and for another epic adventure off Oahu’s windward coast, you absolutely must plan a trip to the Kaneohe Sandbar.

Megan Shute
Megan is a freelance journalist residing near Honolulu, Hawaii. Since moving to Hawaii from the mainland two years ago, she has become obsessed with hiking, beach trips, and Kona coffee.