To some, Moloka‘i is one of the more quiet islands in Hawai‘i — you won’t find high rise buildings or tourists fighting for beach space. And the locals like to keep it that way. It’s known as “The Friendly Isle.” However, if you ever find yourself visiting this beautiful gem of an island, you will be immersed in the peaceful presence of aloha and the simplistic beauty of the tropics. Moloka‘i offers a reflection of Old Hawaii, before the hustle and bustle.
Some of the best things to do in Moloka‘i are to explore the beautiful beaches — you can find beautiful white sandy beaches, pebbled coves, and black sand shores that are sure to take you breath away. One of the most popular beaches is Murphy Beach Park which is perfect for swimming and snorkeling with family and friends. While on there, you will also find yourself taking in the wonderful outdoors. In fact, Moloka‘i is home to the tallest sea cliffs in the world! They are between 3,000 and 4,000 feet high! Travel to Halawa Valley and take in the stunning views or visit Papohaku Beach which is the longest beach in the state of Hawai‘i!
Moloka‘i is truly magical and if you’re looking for a true old Hawai‘i experience, this is the place to be. It will give you the rich Hawaiian vacation you’re looking for, while also allowing you to dive into the Hawaiian culture and learn more about the locals in the islands. This island is not short of adventure and awe, you will always find yourself taken back by the beauty of Moloka‘i.