13 Places Where You Can Still Experience Old Hawaii

From the first Europeans visiting the islands in 1778 and the establishment of the Kingdom of Hawaii in 1795 to Hawaii’s admittance to the United States of America in 1959, the Hawaiian Islands are steeped in history, heritage, and culture. And while the Aloha State has undoubtedly undergone monumental change throughout its history, there are some places where you can still experience old Hawaii. Here are 13 of our favorites.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

History buffs might also enjoy visiting Hawaii’s oldest restaurant, or taking a look at the oldest photographs taken in Hawaii.