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.

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.

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What are the best outdoor adventures in Hawaii? 

Whether you prefer to enjoy your adventures on land or in the water, Hawaii's outdoor adventures are seemingly endless. From mountain trails that showcase surreal views to underwater reefs just waiting for you to dive in, the Hawaiian Islands are paradise for anyone who loves spending time outside and embarking on new adventures. Some of our favorites include hiking above the clouds in Haleakala National Park, cruising along Kauai's Na Pali Coast, experiencing the beauty of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and hanging out with honu on Oahu's north shore.

Does Hawaii have any natural wonders?

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.

What are the most beautiful places in Hawaii?

From mauka to makai, the Hawaiian Islands are home to more jaw-dropping landscapes and natural wonders than we could possibly count. Even still, some landscapes certainly stand out in a crowd: for example, Hawaii Island's Punalu'u Black Sand Beach, Oahu's remote and beautiful Kaena Point, or Maui's majestic Ali'i Kula Lavender Farm.


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