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Friends of Malaekahana, Laie
Located on Oahu, the Friends of Malaekahana campground is just a short distance from some of the island's best attractions. Visitors to this campground can enjoy spending time at the famous surfing beaches of Oahu. In addition visitors can spend time snorkeling, swimming and much more. Those staying at this campground can enjoy the fantastic amenities, make use of the convenient online reservation system and enjoy all of the beauty and fun of Hawaii.
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Located on the island of Oahu, surfers will find some of the best surfing in the country, as well as some of the best in the world. Oahu's famous North Shore, stretches from Haleiwa to Turtle Bay. Surfers will find reefs and sandbars. The swells from September through May are especially extreme, and can be very deadly.
Pearl Harbor , Oahu
This National Historical Landmark honors the tragic turning point in America's history. Pearl Harbor has five historic sites that honor the events of December 7th, 1941. Each of these memorials is an awe-inspiring experience for visitors to Oahu. The USS Arizona Memorial, is a floating memorial built over the sunken hull of the USS Arizona, which sunk in nine minutes. Visitors to the USS Arizona Memorial has a marble wall with the names of the men who died on the USS Arizona. Visitors to Pearl Harbor can also visit the Battleship Missouri Memorial, which is the ship where the Japanese unconditionally surrendered ending the war. The USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park is a great spot for visitors to learn about submarine warfare during the war. The Pacific Aviation Museum is located within the former World War II airplane hangars, and is an amazing aviation museum that has simulators and many exhibits. Visitors can also stop at the USS Oklahoma Memorial, which honors the men who lost their lives on the battleship during the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Hamoa Beach, Maui
This Hawaiian beach is located just outside of Hana on the island of Maui. The half-moon shaped beach is rimmed by sea cliffs with beautiful lush vegetation. The beach is composed of stunning black and silver sand. Visitors can enjoy swimming, snorkeling, bodysurfing and diving. The best time of year to visit Hamoa is the summer and early fall months, and visitors should be aware that this beach is not protected by a fringing reef, so there can be dangerous big surf and outside of the bay there are strong currents.
Hana Highway, Maui
A road trip along the Hana Highway is a great way to explore some of Maui's amazing sights and activities. The Highway travels along the northern shore of Maui, ending in the town of Hana. Along this road, travelers will find stunning beaches, gardens, and much more. During the winter time visitors should stop to see the expert surfers braving the waves at Jaws, off of Pauwela Point. This area is known for its gigantic waves, which only the very best surfers brave. Travelers along the Hana Highway can also stop at the Keanae Arboretum has fascinating examples of Hawaiian flora. Visitors should also stop at the Waianapanapa State Park, on the edge of Hana, this park has a beautiful black sand beach and also has a trail to explore the area. All along the Hana Highway there are many beautiful places to explore and things to experience and the town of Hana also has many excellent places to visit.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii
During a visit to Hawaii visitors looking for some spectacular natural sights are sure to love Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. This national park is one of the country's must see destinations. At this park visitors can look over the edge into some ancient volcanic craters. Travelers have the options of a scenic drive to explore the park. The Crater Rim Drive takes visitors through a rain forest and desert, which encircles the summit of Kilauea caldera and pass through the caldera floor. For this with time for some hiking, the Kilauea Iki Trail, which crosses the crater floor is a wonderful option. Visitors can also go to the East Rift Zone to see the most recent lava flow. Lava flow is always changing, so find out what is going on before stopping for a visit.
Mauna Kea, Onizuka Center for International Astronomy, Hawaii
The Onizuka Center is located at the 9,300 foot level on Mauna Kea. Mauna Kea, located on the island of Hawaii surrounded by the Pacific Ocean is an ideal spot for international astronomy. At the top of Mauna Kea there is an internationally renowned observatory with 11 telescopes, located at 13,796 feet. The mountain has minimal light pollution and the high elevation is ideal for stargazing. Visitors have very limited access to the summit telescopes, due to a difficult road and the observatories are not open for public viewing. Visitors that are interested in stargazing from Mauna Kea should take advantage of one of the free stargazing programs at the Onizuka Center or to take a commercial tour. For the very adventurous wishing to go to the summit, the Kick Observatory and the UH2.2 telescope have visitors galleries which are open for visitors at certain times.
Poipu Beach, Kauai
Widely considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches in the United States if not the world, Poipu Beach is located on the south shore of Kauai and is part of Poipu Beach Park. The beach is composed of a string of golden sandy crescent shaped beaches. Visitors to Poipu can have hours of fun snorkeling, boogie-boarding, swimming, and surfing. The best surfing spots are located slightly offshore, the reef establishes wavebreaks which make good surfing for surfers of all experience levels.