Hawaii is a tropical traveler’s paradise. Its wide sandy beaches, huge bright flowers and fruit, and stunning volcanic terrain make it unique.
Combine this natural beauty with its vibrant culture, thriving food scene, and lively urban nightlife, and you get a destination that vacationers return to again and again.
If you’re planning the perfect trip to Hawaii, look no further. We’ve rounded up six experts to show you their favorite island gems.
If you’re looking to explore Hawaii’s majestic views and intense cliffdiving spots, look no further – Miranda is your guide! This athletic mama recently reenlisted in the US Marines, and enjoys hiking and snorkeling with her young son in her spare time.
Kaylee Anne loves the Hawaiian outdoors. Whether it’s stunning waterfall hikes, snorkeling off Oahu’s sand bar, or paddleboarding to Coconut Island… this girl is connected to the lush tropical outdoors.
A self-confessed “wanderlusting yogini,” Leslie lived on Oahu for seven years. She knows the best beaches for quiet sunsets, the best poke shops, and the best hikes. Read Leslie’s Hawaii: A Local’s Perspective for all the details.
4. Vivian M
Hawaiian food is an enthusiastic blend of cultures and cuisines: Polynesian, Japanese, American, Portuguese… the list goes on. You’ll find everything from fresh raw seafood to deep-fried doughnuts here. And to find the best of everything, follow Vivian M.
5. Nalani Silva
Nalani lives the luxe travel life the rest of us dream about. She’s a connoisseur of Hawaiian beaches, from the cold green-blue waters at Carlsmith Beach to the lush vibrance at Hanauma Bay marine preserve.
Rebecca is living her travel life on her own terms. While working full-time, she’s nevertheless found a way to visit 18 countries and counting – in fact, her travel blog is named Away From The Office. So if you’re looking for Hawaiian travel inspiration, Rebecca’s recommendations come with a wealth of experience. From snorkeling with sea turtles to waterfall hiking to local Hawaiian hot dog cuisine, she’s done it all. Read more about Rebecca’s drive to explore here.