Our beautiful Hawaiian Islands are notorious around the world for a few things: pristine beaches that stretch on for miles, lush tropical forests, panoramic views, and the Aloha spirit that you’ll only find on the islands. That isn’t all you’ll find in Hawaii, though; the islands are home to countless unexpected and surprising – but simply amazing – locations to visit, many of which we’ve talked about here at Only In Your State. From snow-capped mountains to desolate deserts, you’ll want to add these 13 unexpected locations to your Hawaii bucket list as soon as possible.

How many of these epic and unexpected Hawaii locations have you visited?

Looking for more places you wouldn’t expect to find in Hawaii? Check out these 10 hikes that will make you forget you’re even in Hawaii.

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