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Things to Do in Hawaii

Want to know some of the standout things to do in Hawaii? Then have a look through our handpicked suggestions below...

1. While away a lazy afternoon on Waikiki Beach

Honolulu’s Waikiki Beach is right up there with Copacabana and Bondi on the roll call of the world’s most iconic beaches.

2. Surf's Up

With its frequently savage Pacific waves, Hawaii has some of the most challenging big wave surfing. Along the north shore of Oahu the sea can be particularly violent, providing surfers with incredibly dramatic breaks.

3. Take the winding road to Hana

The Hana road runs from Paia to the waterfalls of Oheo Gulch and is held by many to be the most beautiful road trip in the world. Winding its way through thick jungle, the journey is punctuated by explosions of color from the undergrowth.

4. Watch a volcano erupt

The volcanic islands of Hawaii boast several volcanoes, including the world’s most active. The Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island is home to Mauna Loa, Kilauea and, rising 3500 meters above the island, the mighty spectacle of Mauna Kea.

5. The Kalalau Trail

On the island of Kauai, the Kalalau Trail is a truly fantastic trek,studded with some of the most dramatic views in Hawaii. Although it starts off as a relatively tough hike along the Na Pali Coast to Hanakapiai Beach, after a couple of miles the going gets decidedly trickier as you progress…