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The Maui Ocean Center is a hit with little ones. Flickr/ Kent Buckingham

Hawaii for Families: 12 Kid-Approved Activities

It's no wonder that family travel in Hawaii is so popular. With its nice beaches, great weather and kid-friendly attractions, Hawaii is a destination the whole family can enjoy. Here are 12 of our top family-friendly activities in the Hawaiian Islands.
A surface lava pool attracts visitors at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Flickr/Thomas Tunsch

Edge of the Abyss: Hawaii’s Drive-In Volcano

Madame Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, attracts thousands of visitors daily to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Here's what to see and do in this popular national park in Hawaii.
Giant manta rays in Hawaii. Photo by John Haut, Kona Divers

Must-See Sea Life: 7 Places to Experience Sea Life Up Close

Forget the aquarium. When it comes to exploring the ocean’s splendor, there’s nothing like the real deal.
Kee Beach in Kauai. Flickr/Peter Burka

Swimming the Kalalau Trail in Kauai

The Kalalau Trail in Kauai is infamous for 11 miles of twisting track that crosses swollen streams and vertiginous cliffs -- but some swim the sea below.
The author with two of her children at the Hanalei Valley Lookout Point.

Kauai with Teens: Family Travel in Hawaii

Though its often called the Garden Isle, Kauai is a Mecca for thrilling outdoor adventure.
The Badlands.

Top 10 Wildly Different Landscapes in the USA

The United States has some of the world’s most beautiful and diverse landscapes. Here's our picks for the top 10 landscapes.
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Sweet Holidays: Four Romantic Getaways

No matter where you go, travel can help build your relationship. Here are four romantic vacation ideas.
Vacation in Kauai doesn't have to cost a fortune. Here's how you experience Kauai without breaking the bank.

Paradise on the Cheap: Budget Travel in Kauai

Kauai doesn't have to cost a fortune. Here's how to travel in Kauai, Hawaii's Garden Isle, on a budget.
Hawaiian language and culture are an integral part of life in Hawaii. Credit Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) / Tor Johnson

Hangin’ Loose in Honolulu, Hawaii

From its slow pace to its gorgeous beaches, Honolulu is for those who want to experience urban life, Hawaiian-style. Here's what to see and do in Honolulu.
Hawaiian culture is rich with diversity. Photo by Janna Graber

One, Many, All: Hawaii’s Human Mosaic

Hawaiian culture is rich with diversity. A local offers his insight on his unique island home.
Romantic travel in Kauai

Romantic Hawaii: Kauai for Couples

Romance isn't just gazing into each other's eyes. In Kauai, you can get out and have fun exploring the island together.
Halekulani Hotel

Heavenly Hotel: Halekulani Hotel Oahu

Halekulani is Hawaiian for “House Befitting Heaven.” It’s a fitting name for this piece of island paradise.
Royal Hawaiian HOTEL

Pink Palace: The Royal Hawaiian Hotel

Clark Gable, Kevin Costner, the Shah of Iran, all four Beatles and seemingly half of the U.S. marines have slept with her.
How to eat like a local in Hawaii

Eating Like a Local: Hawaii Food Tours

Get your grub at some of the best eateries in the Aloha State.

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