Activities & Things To Do In Hawaii

Below you will find a neatly organized list of interesting activities and things to do in Hawaii.  Foodies, adrenaline junkies, sports fanatics, tinkerers, or those looking for something a little more laid back are sure to find an activity here that will suit their tastes.  There are many interesting things to do in Hawaii ranging from the tame to the extreme!

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Byodo-In Buddhist Temple Oahu, Hawaii USA


Old School Hawaii & Awesome Ferry Ride – Molokai

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Molokai – Wheres The Crowds? – Click for more details.

Molokai, Hawaii is perhaps the most natural and untouched islands of the chain. If you want to escape the hustle and bustle and pollution found around some of the larger more frequently traveled islands then this is as good as it gets. Although Molokai is one of the larger islands its also one of the least populated islands with a population of approximately 7400 residents. Although the entire island is pretty much void of any substantial development, the eastern side has a small town with shops, stores, grills and other eateries and is also the most beautiful. So, eat, drink, be merry and enjoy the scenery.

Check out the link we’ve provided to book a ticket for the ferry, to find accommodations, and to learn more about other services activities offered.

Kapiolani Farmers Market at Diamonds Head Crater

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Kapiolani Farmers Market – Click for more details.

This is a foodies gastrological delight. From local home cooked traditional Hawaiian foods to native fruits difficult if not impossible to find elsewhere to fresh caught seafood, its all here. The banana bread made from local bananas, fried abalone that was still swimming around (or whatever abalones do) an hour earlier & cookies made with local chocolates aren’t to be missed, but the same could be said about dozens of other items found there as well!

Check out the website for more information about the market such as operating schedule, driving directions, and other interesting details.

Whale Watching Tours

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Whale Watching Tours in Hawaii – Click for more details.

Hawaii is famous for many things, from its volcanoes to lush mountains to food to its beaches. But the waters surrounding Hawaiis islands host a rich thriving population of sea life that shouldn’t be overlooked. If you’ve never been on a whale watching excursion you should try it at least once. Looking at a giant intelligent animal looking back at you with eyes as big as dinner plates will make an impression on you that you will not soon forget.

Check out the link that we’ve provided to find a list of tour guides offering a variety of packages for individuals or large group events.

As Seen On Tv – Gourmet Food Trucks

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Oahu’s Food Trucks World Class Cuisine – Click for more details.

Oahu is known for having some of the most unforgettable portable food vendors on the planet. In fact many have been featured on national food show networks. Some of the best are located on Oahu’s North Shore where seafood, deserts and other delicacies representative of the Hawaiian and Philippine cultures can be sampled. This part of the island is also known for its world class surfing opportunities and is a favorite hang out for the professional surfing crowd.

More information about the area can be found by visiting the Oahu North Shore Chamber of Commerce website via the link that we have provided above.

Camping In The Great Outdoors!

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Reserve a Cabin or Campsite in Hawaii – Click for more details.

Visiting the islands but don’t have a tent? well you don’t have a hotel room either until you rent one! But the tent you get to take home and camping under the stars is an adventure that can’t be duplicated at a hotel. A tent, sleeping bag, lantern, and propane burner will get you started.

If you have a flexible schedule, try to plan your camping trip during a meteor shower for an extra memorable experience. Named meteor showers occur at about the same time every year and the peaks can be predicted within hours of specific dates and times. So its possible to coordinate camping trips to times when chances of seeing large numbers of falling stars are the greatest.

If you’d like to reserve a camp site you can do so online by visiting the link above. There are many campgrounds on the islands with various amenities such as hot showers, electricity and camp stores. Visit the website for more details.

Zip Line & Outdoor Adventure

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Zip Line in Hawaii – Click for more details.

Umauma offers a variety of outdoor adventure activities in a lush tropical rainforest environment. Featuring 9 amazing zip lines with several running for quite a distance right down the middle of the river and over a waterfall. Hiking, swimming, picnicking and kayaking are also popular activities here.

Visit their website to find out more about the activities offered, along with pricing, directions, days and hours of operation.

Glassblowing Lessons

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Glassblowing classes in Hawaii – Click for more details.

Learn how to flamework Pyrex to make pipes, fancy jars, pendants, ornaments, or intricate glass sculptures in a private or group atmosphere.  Professional instructor can tailor a schedule around your needs. This is a great way to learn a new skill, meet new people or just try something different for a change.

Ian Osborne can be contacted through his website at the link we have provided above. Be sure to tell him mjlinks sent you.

Puna District

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Guide to Puna District Hawaii – Click for more details.

The Lonely Planet describes Puna as a “home to hippies, funky artists, alternative healers, Hawaiian sovereignty activists, pokalolo growers, organic farmers and off-the-grid survivalists.” People interested in the 420 oriented community will find themselves right at home with like minded individuals in the Puna region.

Check out the Puna Area Guide to get started. The Puna district is worthy of a full day or two of exploration if you have the time.

Mule Rides with Mind Blowing Views

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Mule Rides in Hawaii Mountains – Click for more details.

The trail winds its way through forested areas and eventually works its way to the top of a mountainside overlooking the ocean hundreds of feet below. On some days, depending on the weather, its possible to see 30, 40 or even 50+ miles out over the ocean. The mules don’t seem to mind and actually seem to enjoy the exercise.

Check out Mule Rides website for images, video, and more details such as tour schedule, cost, location, and contact details.

Tropical Fruit Farm Tour

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Ono Organic Farms Tour Hawaii – Click for more details.

Take a tour of one of the top tropical fruit farms in Hawaii. Located on the southeastern slope of the Haleakala volcano in a lush tropical environment. The tour starts with a drive on the very scenic, world famous “road to Hana”. Afterwards walk through the groves of tropical fruit orchards full of luscious fruits and otherworldly scents. Tours are 90 minutes long and include a tasting of 10-12 tropical fruits that are currently in season along with a cup of premium estate grown coffee to wash it down.

Visit their website for more details about tour times, cost, location, and other important information.