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The Definitive Guide To All Things Haunted And Creepy In Hawaii

Hawaii may be known for its sunshine and tropical weather, but it’s also packed with haunted and creepy places. From scary haunted houses to haunted trails and even haunted hotels, the Aloha state is actually bursting with paranormal spots. If you can believe it, these sunny islands are even home to a spooky state park and haunted corn maze. Here are a few of the most haunted places in Hawaii, along with some positively creepy facts and photos.

5 Creepy Facts About Hawaii


  1. Kaneana Cave on Oahu was once thought to be the home of Nanaue, son of the legendary shapeshifter Kamohoali’i, who would lure people into the cave and feast on their flesh
  2. Mysterious human-like creatures known as menehune are said to have created the Menehune Fish Pond on Kauai. The Menehune are described as being less than two feet tall and very cunning.  
  3. Hamilton Library in Honolulu is supposedly haunted by a woman in a pink dress. She’s said to have been seen by both students and staff. 
  4. The storied Dole Cannery Theater in Honolulu is purportedly haunted by the spirits of children who died in a school bus accident on the property. Though we can’t verify this claim, guests have long reported spooky sightings and odd noises. 
  5. Hikers in the MacKenzie State Recreation Area on Hawaii Island’s southern coast have reported catching glimpses of the ghosts of workers who created the King’s Trail in the 1800s. The workers were local prisoners and many died during construction.