Some people save for years to afford a vacation to the Aloha State and yet some Hawaii residents take our beautiful state for granted. Though the Aloha State is relatively small in comparison to most mainland states, the Hawaiian Islands are incredibly dense in terms of beautiful landscapes to explore. From fiery volcanic calderas and mountain peaks that tower above the clouds to cascading waterfalls and pristine beaches in a variety of colors and even a few man-made wonders and landmarks, these 30 destinations are some of the most beautiful sights in Hawaii absolutely deserve a spot on your island bucket list.
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/
What do you consider to be the most beautiful sights in Hawaii? Did I miss any of Hawaii’s must-see places? Share your opinions in the comments below, then join our Hawaii Nature Lovers Facebook page to share photographs you’ve taken in the Aloha State.
Are you kidding us? As an island chain formed over thousands of years by volcanic activity, the Hawaiian Islands are absolutely overflowing with natural wonders — our recommendations just depend on what you’re looking for. Whether you enjoy exploring lava tubes or stunning beaches, there’s something for everyone in Hawaii.
With more than 10 years of experience as a professional writer, Megan holds a degree in Mass Media from her home state of Minnesota. After college, she chose to trade in her winter boots for slippahs and moved to the beautiful island of Oahu, where she has been living for more than five years. She lives on the west side but is constantly taking mini-road trips across the island and visits the neighboring islands whenever she can getaway. She loves hiking, snorkeling, locally-grown coffee, and finding the best acai bowl on Oahu.
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