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Oahu Molokai Lanai Hawaii - Big Island Maui Kauai

This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Hawaii reviews

  • Wonderful family vacation!

    "We had 6 adults and 1 child. I have to admit, we were not in the condo that much -- out seeing beautiful Maui! The condo was great! As described - clean, well maintained, well stocked and it was great for each couple to have their own bathroom. It had a nice pool and outside grill - which we did not have time to use. The key pad was good because you did not have to worry about keeping up with a key. We loved the snorkeling right across from the condo. It was a thrill to swim with the turtles! We enjoyed the Atlantis Submarine, Sunshine helicopter ride, Te AU Monan Luau (you faced the beach), Day trip to Pearl Harbor, trip to Hana, and just sightseeing in general. Wonderful family time. The condo and activities are all recommend highly!"
    Guest: A guest from Oak Ridge, MO Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 10, 2014
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  • Great Place

    "Very clean and well maintained place with a well appointed kitchen, nice deck with a large gas grill and a great view of the sunset and the coast down below. This house sits in a quiet neighborhood away from traffic, but still fairly close to Haleakala National Park, shopping, the airport and beaches."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 10, 2015
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  • Wonderful Stay In Hilo Home

    "This was a wonderful find close enough to Hilo for us to enjoy Merrie Monarch Festival week yet in the country that was lush with pastoral views. The home was spotless, very open and large size to accommodate my husband and I and our adult daughter and adult niece. The property is over an acre large and there is an ocean view from the large windows. It was wonderful to just sit and enjoy the sounds of nature, hear the birds, watch the goats and cows next door, and breathe in the fresh air after the frequent rains in Hilo. While there we enjoyed outings to the Volcano Winery, Volcano National Park, Ken's Diner (near the airport), Don's (local food), Zippy's, and Starbucks. KTA grocery store was close by so we ate several meals in given the large and well stocked kitchen and stove. Cynthia, the landlady, was very nice and presented us with some fresh, local apple bananas one day for our breakfast; she was accessible throughout our stay. All in all, we thoroughly enjoyed our week long stay and would definitely stay here again should our vacation plans include Hilo."
    Guest: Virginia S. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 16, 2015
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  • Perfect!

    "My daughter and I stayed at the condo, and it was perfect! The location was great, the price was very reasonable, and the condo is very clean and had everything we needed. The patio area and rock wall overlooking the ocean were perfect for breakfast and watching the sea turtles and whales - what a peaceful way to begin each morning. I would highly recommend the place to anyone."
    Guest: Anne S. Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: January 26, 2015
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Hawaii Travel Tips

The eight islands collectively known as Hawaii offer abundant opportunities for surf, sun and scenic beauty. Here are the top things to do in Hawaii among the four most popular islands for visitors:

Hawaii

Also known as “The Big Island” to prevent confusion, the island of Hawaii is the largest in the chain. Here are the must-see and dos:

- Drive to Hilo off of Highway 220 and take a short hike through Akaka Falls State Park to see both Kahuna and Akaka falls, which are gorgeous.

- Take a guided tour of wild, verdant Waipio Valley. You’ll see the Kaluahine Waterfalls, which rush down a nearby cliff and into the ocean, as well as lush greenery at every turn. Go on a horseback riding tour with Na’alapa Stables or take a rough-riding tour on your own ATV with Ride the Rim.

- Check out the well-known Hilo Farmers Market to taste and purchase some of the best local Hawaiian goods: seafood, produce, clothing and crafts. It’s open every day, but the most popular days are Wednesday and Saturday. You’ll find everything from pineapples to bongo drums sold by more than 100 vendors here.

- Hit the legendary beaches. Some of the most beautiful are Papakolea Beach - it’s challenging to get to, but is one of the only beaches with olive green-colored sand in the U.S. - and Hapuna Beach State Park. Don’t miss a trip to the more remote Kealakekua Bay on the west side for excellent snorkeling and views of Spinner dolphins and sea turtles.

- Take a stroll in Pu’uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park for a dose of Hawaiian history in the form of detailed ki’i wood carvings and temples. You’ll also spot Honu’s here, which are Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles.

Maui

Maui is known for its luxurious Pacific beauty. Here are the top places to see on this island:

- Catch the sunrise at the volcanic crater in Haleakala National Park. It’s a 30-minute drive from base to crater and early mornings here are cold, but the views are amazing.

- Don’t miss the Old Lahaina Luau - supposedly one of the best and most traditional in the state. The Lahaina Luau lasts three hours, accompanied by dancing, roasted pork, lomi lomi salmon and mashed taro.

- If you’re staying in Kahului, a popular Maui city, take a scenic 55-mile drive to Hana. Pack a picnic and stop along the way - this stunning winding drive over lush hills high above the ocean is well worth a slow trip.

- Nothing looks crazier than the Kaihalulu Beach in Hana. The exotic red sand beach, towering trees and deep turquoise water provides a seascape like nothing you’ve seen before.

- Check out the world’s largest dormant volcano in Haleakala National Park. It will take you two hours to reach the summit, but there are many scenic overlooks along the way. Hike popular Pipiwai trail - a four-mile stretch around the Seven Sacred Pools of Oheo Gulch, where you can stop for a relaxing swim near tiny waterfalls.

Kauai

Here are some of the best things to do on this pretty island, which is the farthest land north and west of the chain:

- Visit the magnificent and breathtaking Na Pali Coast, where sharp cliffs of varying heights jut into the sky, creating an other-worldly effect near the ocean. One of the best ways to see Na Pali is via helicopter tour from Sunshine Helicopters, which also takes you over the vibrant green Waimea Canyon.

- If you’re an experienced hiker, dare yourself to take the 11-mile muddy and rocky hike on Kalalau Trail for an unparalleled view of Na Pali.

- Hit the links at Poipu Bay Golf Course. See if you can keep your mind on the game while surrounded by acres of tropical beauty, ocean views and even cute creatures, like the turtles, monk seals and geese that often hang out on the greens.

- Lounge on the beaches. The locals hang out at a relatively calm beach called Kalapaki, but there’s also Po’ipu, Lumahai and Hanakapi’ai beaches that are perfect for sunbathing.

- See the Kilauea Lighthouse on the northernmost point, not far from the National Wildlife Refuge.

- Take surf or stand-up paddleboard lessons at the Hamilton School of Surfing or rent kayaks, boogie boards and pedal boats from Hanalei River Watersports on the Hanalei Bay.

Oahu

Oahu is the most populous Hawaiian island and home to Honolulu. Here are the best things to do here:

- Head to world-famous Waikiki and Sunset beaches and Waimea Bay to sunbathe and watch surfers. Sprawling Kailua Beach Park is perfect for families. You can watch windsurfers with colorful kites, swim in the cerulean waters or have a picnic on the sand.

- Go hiking at Diamond Head, a 300,000 year-old crater created by one massive volcanic eruption. The best time to go is in the early morning when the temperatures are cooler.

- Visit the lovely Honolulu Museum of Art to see Georgia O’Keeffe’s Maui landscape paintings, an excellent collection of Asian art and even some works by Picasso and van Gogh.

- Pay homage at the Pearl Harbor and U.S.S. Arizona Memorial. It’s located where the famous invasion took place in 1941, you can even ride with a U.S. Navy boat to see the memorial up close and pay your respects.

- Check out ‘Iolani Palace, which once belonged to King Kalakaua and his sister Queen Liliuokalani. It’s an interesting sight as it stands out next to other Hawaiian architecture.

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