The One Dreamy Day Trip Everyone In Hawaii Needs To Take As Soon As Possible

Located less than a mile offshore on the Windward coast of Oahu lie two tiny little islets. The Mokulua Islands, affectionately referred to as simply “the mokes,” are one of the Oahu’s most popular day trip destinations, and rightfully so. These dreamy little islands – and the turquoise water you must paddle through to reach them – are absolutely incredible, and easy to reach regardless of skill.

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:

If you aren’t quite ready to take this leap, you can live vicariously through Nathan Rubio, who brought his camera along on his journey to the Mokes and shared the footage on YouTube.

For more information about the P-47 wreck near these beautiful islands, check out the Hui Wa’a Kaukahi kayaking club website. If you’re looking for other kayaking destinations across the Hawaiian Islands, check out these 11 popular excursions – and for another epic adventure off Oahu’s windward coast, you absolutely must plan a trip to the Kaneohe Sandbar.