11 Unique Activities you can only do in Hawaii
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What comes to mind when you think about Hawaii? Surfing, luau, lei? While they are all key parts of Hawaiian culture, there are also many more unique activities to take part in across the Hawaiian Islands.
Each of our islands has something unique to offer, you just need to delve a little deeper. We’ve put together our top 11 unique things to do in Hawaii to get you started.
Hawaii is home to 11 of the world’s 13 climatic zones, which makes it a filmmaker’s paradise. There are more movies than you realise that have been filmed in and around the Hawaiian Islands. The first movie filmed in Hawaii was The White Flower in 1923, while in 1953, Halona Beach, Oahu was the backdrop for one of the most iconic beach scenes ever filmed. You know the movie – Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr kissing on the beach in the shallow waters as the waves washed over them…! Kong, Pirates of the Caribbean, Jumanji, Raiders of the Lost Ark and of course Jurassic Park have all also been filmed across the Hawaiian Islands.
Join a guided tour at Kualoa Ranch, Oahu, and see for yourself why filmmakers continue to be mesmerised by this island paradise again and again... and again.
Distinctively Hawaiian, the hula is performed across the various Hawaiian Islands through different ceremonies and traditions and is an incredibly special experience for visitors who have the opportunity to witness how the Hawaiian people embrace their ancestral knowledge and pastimes.
Rhonda Norman from Extraordinary Experiences has travelled the world extensively for many years, but she always returns to Hawaii with her corporate incentive reward groups… “There is no place, quite like Hawaii!“