Things to Do in Hawaii
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Visitors to the Bishop Museum's Science Adventure Center descend through a glow-in-the-dark tunnel to the inner workings of a volcano, where they learn about lava and the...
Science & Nature Museum
Hiking to the top of a volcanic crater makes for a spectacular (and unusual) morning. Diamond Head crater is one of Hawaii's most recognized landmarks, visible from much of Honolulu...
At Iolani Palace, kids can see the stuff that fairy tales are made of: red velvet thrones, crowns, and jewels. Imagine women in taffeta dresses sweeping down the grand staircase...
Just 20 minutes from the hustle and bustle of Honolulu, a tropical rainforest awaits you. If you're a hiking family, you'll appreciate the chance to walk through bamboo groves and...
This five-acre aquarium is the largest in Hawaii and spotlights native sea life, including whales and one of Hawaii's largest predators, the tiger shark. Kids love the Turtle Lagoon...
This authentic luau takes its cue from Hawaiian legend and myth, with an evening of traditional Hawaiian cuisine, music, cultural dances, and crafts. There's no fire show but there's still...
The Sugar Cane Train is a fun treat for younger kids who are train buffs. The 12-mile round trip journey is leisurely, and at one point crosses a 325...
Wooden turrets; a twisty tube slide; kid-eye signs in Hawaiian and English; and lots of swinging bridges to cross all make the community-built Kamalani Playground a destination spot for families. ...
Kids who love volcanoes will get a kick out of exploring one of the world's largest lava tubes. You'll use bright flashlights and handrails to find your way among the...
Hawaii (The 'Big Island'), Hawaii
With the largest collection of tropical flowers and orchids on the Big Island and a gift shop full of quirky and fun souvenirs, this orchid garden is a perfect place to stop when visiting Volcanoes National Park. ...