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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Cheap things to do in Hawaii for free or under $100!

Do you plan on visiting Hawaii soon and are looking for ideas of fun things to see and do? Well look no further. As your guide to Hawaii I will point out some of the highlights of our Hawaiian Islands.
This includes Maui, Kauai, Hawaii, Oahu, Lanai and Molokai.

Written by Marie Glodt Travel to Maui

As a Hawaii Destination Specialist and a resident of Maui I hear all the time “Hawaii is so expensive!”This may be true when comparing the islands of Hawaii to smaller towns in the United States. But when you compare Hawaii to other world class resort areas we are actually a great bargain!

Fun things to do for free in Hawaii:
1. Hike Diamond Head Crater on the island of Oahu.
2. Learn all about the Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor.
3. Stop by the Koloa rum factory on the island of Kauai and have a free sample of rum (must be 21+).
4. See an active volcano on the big island and watch the lava flow into the ocean
5. Visit Iao Valley on the island of Maui
6. Take a day trip to Hana and see all the beautiful waterfalls that Maui has to offer
7. Watch the water gush out of the blow hole on Kauai’s south side of the island
8. Hike a dormant volcano at the Waimea Canyon on Kauai
9. Akaka Falls on the big island of Hawaii is a quick 10 minute walk to 2 of the prettiest waterfalls on the island.
10. Check out the monster waves at Haleiwa on the north shore of Oahu!
11. Swim at Hulopoe Bay on Lanai in front of the Four Seasons Manele Bay and see the spinner dolphins
12. Opaekaa Falls is a breath taking waterfall located on Kauai. It is an easy drive from anywhere on the island.
13. See the sunrise on Maui atop Haleakala Crater at 10,000 feet.

Here is list of fun things to see and do in Hawaii for $100 or less!
1. The Maui Ocean Center has a great shark tank that surrounds you from top to bottom, jelly fish in a tank with a black light shining on it, and so much more!
2. Hike down and back up the Kalaupapa Trail (3.2 miles each way) on the island of Molokai
3. Visit our only official state residence of royalty in the U.S at Iolani Palace’s on Oahu.
4. Attend a luau. This is a great show, with drinks and dinner and available on all islands.
5. Go to a concert and see your favorite performers up close in our smaller venues and stadiums
6. The Shangri-La Museum is Doris Duke’s residence on Oahu and a fine arts museum!
7. Sail on a romantic dinner cruise at sunset!
8. Whale watch and check out the Humpback whales that call Hawaii their home from December-April.
9. Take a surfing or hula lesson and impress your friends when you get home!
10. Polynesian Cultural Center is located on the island of Oahu and it is great way to learn about the culture of Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand and Samoa.

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Travel to Maui is a Hawaiian Destination Specialist with the Hawaii Visitor Bureau and a Maui Master with the Maui Visitor Bureau

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