14 Underrated Hawaii Towns That Deserve A Second Look

If most people were asked to name various cities throughout Hawaii, they would most likely give the same answer: Honolulu, Kailua-Kona, Lahaina, Lihue, or for anyone who is less familiar with the islands, Waikiki. While these cities are great, the Hawaiian Islands are home to some fantastic cities and towns that are off the beaten path, and often overlooked for their more popular neighbors. From inland cities to rural communities on the coast, these fourteen cities, while quite different from one another, are all underrated, and ultimately all deserve a second look.

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/

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