This Road Trip Takes You To The Most Fascinating Historical Sites In All Of Hawaii

History buffs, this one is for you. 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 — and sites full of history. While you will find historic sites across the islands from the north shore of Kauai to the southernmost tip of Hawaii Island, today we’re taking you on an unforgettable journey to 10 of Oahu’s most fascinating historic sites. Measuring in at 75 miles and three hours of drive time, this road trip is the ultimate history lesson, visiting historic palaces, ancient temples, and battle sites.

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