The Underrated Natural Wonder Every Hawaii Local Should See At Least Once
The Hawaiian Islands are absolute paradise for lovers of the outdoors, full of majestic mountain peaks, pristine beaches with turquoise water, breathtaking waterfalls, awe-inspiring volcanoes, and remarkable rock formations. While everyone should add Hawaii’s most famous natural wonders — think Waimea Canyon, Mount Haleakala, Akaka Falls, and Diamond Head — to their island bucket list, there are other, lesser-known natural wonders you absolutely must visit at least once. Such is the case with Puu Pehe, a unique rock formation nestled along the coast of Hawaii’s sixth largest island, Lanai.
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Lanai’s Sweetheart Rock is located between Hulopoe Beach and the Manele Small Boat Harbor on the southern coast of Lanai. Click here for exact directions.
With more than 10 years of experience as a professional writer, Megan holds a degree in Mass Media from her home state of Minnesota. After college, she chose to trade in her winter boots for slippahs and moved to the beautiful island of Oahu, where she has been living for more than five years. She lives on the west side but is constantly taking mini-road trips across the island and visits the neighboring islands whenever she can getaway. She loves hiking, snorkeling, locally-grown coffee, and finding the best acai bowl on Oahu.
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