Everyone has a different wish list when it comes to where they want to live – some want small, artsy towns while others thrive in big cities with lots of amenities. In an attempt to give an accurate analysis of Hawaiian cities, we have compiled the 10 best places to live in Hawaii, based on various criteria.

We don’t know everything, and just because your town isn’t on this list, doesn’t mean it isn’t an absolutely glorious place to live. Tell us why you think your hometown should be on this list in the comments below!

Otherwise, would you agree that these are generally among the best places to live in Hawaii?

Whether you’re here as a resident or tourist, be sure to enjoy this awesome hike to an abandoned mansion. And if you are visiting and are looking for a great place to stay, we recommend Marriott’s Ko Olina Beach Club.

If you’re still in the mood for more Aloha State adventures, take a look at this video:


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Where can we find volcanoes in Hawaii?

  • Diamond Head is known as the Honolulu Volcanic Series and its crater is estimated to be approximately 200,000 years old.
  • The East Molokai Volcano comprises approximately two thirds of the entire island of Molokai.
  • The Wai’anae Volcano is believed to have had its last eruption approximately 2.5 million years ago.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other spectacular volcanoes in Hawaii.

Are there any celebrities from Hawaii?

  • Former President Barack Obama is definitely a celebrity and thefirst American president to be born in the Aloha State.
  • World renown entertainer Bruno Mars was born and raised in Waikiki.
  • Professional surfer Bethany Hamilton was born on Kauai.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other celebrities from Hawaii.

Where can we find botanical gardens in Hawaii?

  • The Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden on Oahu features a  400-acre garden, lake, campgrounds, and walking trails.
  • The Lili’uokalani Gardens on the Big Island features the largest Edo-style garden outside of Japan.
  • The  Enchanting Floral Gardens in Maui is home to 1,500 species of tropical and semi-tropical plant species.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other stunning botanical gardens in Hawaii?