Kaunakakai Is One Of The Most Isolated And Remote Towns In Hawaii

While we love Hawaii’s capital city of Honolulu, as well as the various cities and resort towns that populate the islands’ shores, we are slightly obsessed with the charming small towns that can be found across the islands — from Kauai’s western shores to the southern tip of Hawaii Island. None of the towns you’ll find in the Aloha State, however, are as remote and isolated as this charming town. Come along as we explore the many things to do in Kaunakakai, Hawaii.

Have you ever enjoyed a visit to the charming and isolated town of Kaunakakai? Share your experiences and favorite spots with us in the comments below, and if you’ve yet to experience this historic gem, add it to your Hawaii bucket list.

While you’re here, be sure to take a driving tour of the island.

If you’re still in the mood for more Aloha adventures, check out this video about the10 best places to visit in Hawaii:




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Adventures in Hawaii

March 18, 2023

Where can we find resorts in Hawaii?

  • Sensei Lanai in Lanai City is an adults-only, upscale luxury resort featuring a fully personalized wellness itinerary for each guest.
  • Kahala Hotel & Resort in Honolulu features snorkeling, a secluded beach, hiking, numerous on-site dining options, and a full-service spa.
  • The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort in Waimea is a pet-friendly resort with a golf course, a 24-hour fitness center yoga classes, a luxury spa, and one of the best pools on the island.

Read on to learn more about the many wonderful resorts in Hawaii.

Where can we find historic sites in Hawaii?

  • The Aloha Tower located on Pier Nine in Honolulu is both a lighthouse and was the tallest building in the state for four decades.
  • The Kalaupapa Leprosy Settlement located on Molokai is a U.S. National Park with a historic cemetery of unmarked graves.
  • Kawaiaha’o Church located in downtown Honolulu is one of the oldest standing Christian places of worship in The Aloha State and was the former home of the national church of the Kingdom of Hawaii.

Read on to learn more about the many fascinating historic sites in Hawaii.

Where can we enjoy unique adventures in Hawaii?

  • You can go cage diving with sharks on Oahu’s north shore.
  • You can drive along an eight-mile-long unpaved road to get to Mauna Kea, located 13,796 feet above sea level and the highest point in the state of Hawaii.
  • You can visit Hawaii Volcanoes National Park where you can walk right up and watch flowing lava in person.

Read on to learn more about the many unique adventures in Hawaii.