This Untouched Hawaii Paradise Is The Most Underrated In The State

Ka’u, the southernmost district on Hawaii Island and, I guess, subsequently, in the entire country – is also the state’s most underrated destination, according to a recent Thrillist article detailing the most underrated place in each state. Now, here’s a question for you: how is it that one of the most underrated destinations in Hawaii is also home to some of the state’s most unique spots – including colored sand beaches, volcanic landscapes, and some funky towns? We’re not entirely sure how this slice of Hawaiian paradise could be so overlooked, but we know that once you learn about these 11 epic places, you’ll be booking your flight into the nearest airport, Kailua-Kona.

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/

Do you agree that Ka’u is the most underrated in Hawaii? What do you think Hawaii’s most overlooked destination is?