25 Famous Landmarks in Hawaii to Visit Story

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25 Famous Landmarks in Hawaii to Visit Story

There is nowhere more vibrant and beautiful than the islands of Hawaii. These are the...

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Landmark 1

Mauna Kea, Island of Hawaii

Peaking at 4,207.3 m (13,803 ft) above sea level, Mauna Kea is a giant dormant...

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Landmark 2

Punalu’u Beach, Pahala, Island of Hawaii

Situated on the south side of The Big Island of Hawaii, Punalu’u Beach is a...

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Landmark 3

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park is one of the most famous landmarks in Hawaii. The park...

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Landmark 4

Nahuku Thurston Lava Tube, Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii

One of the most important historical landmarks in Hawaii is the Nahuku Thurston Lava Tube...

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Landmark 5

Hawaii Tropical Bioreserve & Garden, Papaikou, Island of Hawaii

Scientists, photographers, and tourists from all over the globe make the journey to the Hawaii...

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Landmark 6

Rainbow Falls, Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Just a short distance from the town of Hilo on the main island, Rainbow Falls...

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Landmark 7

Captain Cook Monument, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii

Located on the Island of Hawaii, the Captain Cook Monument is a 27 ft obelisk...

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Landmark 8

Haleakala National Park, Kula, Maui

Located on the island of Maui, Haleakala National Park is a huge area perfect for...

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Landmark 9

USS Arizona Memorial, Honolulu, Oahu

Also known as Pearl Harbor Memorial, this is a somber spot and one of the...

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Landmark 10

Hanauma Bay, Honolulu, Oahu

When it comes to protecting the environment, Hanauma Bay is one of the most important...

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Landmark 11

Diamond Head State Monument, Honolulu, Oahu

Hawaiians lovingly call this monument Lēʻahi because it resembles the dorsal fin of a tuna...

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Landmark 12

Kapiʻolani Regional Park, Honolulu, Oahu

Located in Waikiki, Queen Kapiʻolani Regional Park is one of Hawaii's oldest and largest public...

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Landmark 13

Honolulu Zoo, Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu Zoo is one of the major landmarks in Hawaii, loved and visited by both...

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Landmark 14

Iolani Palace, Honolulu, Oahu

Iolani Palace is one of the most important historical places in Hawaii. It was previously...

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Landmark 15

Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, Oahu

The Honolulu Museum of Art (HoMA) is the best place to view some of Hawaii’s...

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Landmark 16

Polynesian Cultural Center, Laie, Oahu

The Polynesian Cultural Center is next on this list of famous Hawaiian landmarks, and it...

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Landmark 17

Byodo-in Temple, Kaneohe, Oahu

Byodo-in Temple is among the many unique places to visit in Hawaii and is located...

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Landmark 18

Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden, Kaneohe, Oahu

Perhaps one of the most breathtaking Hawaiian landmarks is the Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden. Verdant green...

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Landmark 19

DOLE Plantation, Wahiawa, Oahu

Located on the island of Oahu is one of the more unique places to visit...

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Landmark 20

Shark’s Cove, Pupukea, Oahu

On the northern edge of Oahu, Shark’s Cove is one of the best places to...

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Landmark 21

Paradise Cove Luau, Kapolei, Oahu

While some people may say that this is a slight tourist trap, for those visiting...

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Landmark 22

Kailua Beach Park, Kailua, Oahu

A fun thing to do in Oahu is to visit Kailua Beach Park and spend...

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Landmark 23

Waimea Canyon State Park, Waimea, Kauai

Enter the large Waimea Canyon State Park on Kauai island and experience one of the...

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Landmark 24

Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park, Wainiha, Kauai

Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park lies on the northwestern edge of Kauai Island. It is...

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Landmark 25

Kīlauea Lighthouse, Kilauea, Kauai

Located on the most northern point of Kauai, Kīlauea Lighthouse is a centuries-old lighthouse and...

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