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An Adventurer's Playground

Hawaii’s beautiful beaches are only the beginning. From surfing the gentle waves of Waikiki Beach to snorkeling with manta rays on the Kona Coast, there’s never a dull moment in the Hawaiian Islands. Whether you're an adrenaline junkie or searching for activities the whole family can enjoy, here are some exhilarating ways to experience this adventurer's playground.

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Surfing

If you dream of riding the waves, there’s no better place to learn how than right here in the birthplace of surfing.

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Snorkeling & Scuba

Come face to face with tropical fish, spotted eagle rays and green sea turtles on an underwater adventure in Hawaii's 1,200 miles of coral reef.

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Mountain Tubing

Strap on a headlamp and hop into a tube to explore inland canals, tunnels and flumes on this only-in-Kauai adventure.

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Parasailing

Lift off on a parasailing adventure and get a bird’s eye view of Hawaii’s breathtaking coastline from up to 1,200 feet in the air.

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Deep Sea Fishing

Hawaii is home to some of the biggest marlin in the world as well as one of the oldest billfish tournaments, plus scores of other game fish – from wahoo to mahimahi to giant trevally.

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Unique Adventures

From whale watching to ziplining, the Hawaiian Islands provide many unique opportunities for those wanting to explore the outdoors.

Whale Watching

Each winter, Hawaii is the stage for some of the best whale watching on the planet, when thousands of kohola (humpback whales) migrate to our warm waters to breed and nurse their young. Tours from just about every island can bring you thrillingly close to these magnificent creatures.

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Whale watching
Oahu
Wild Side Specialty Tours
87-1002 Hakimo Place Unit C.
Waianae Small Boat Harbor
Waianae, HI 96792
Summary

Oahu's only marine-biologist founded and led ocean wildlife tours. Small group (6-10 passengers) charters include year-round whale watching, swimming with dolphins, and snorkeling with giant sea turtles and endemic tropical reef fish. Portion of proceeds donated to marine conservation orgs.

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Kings' Shops on Kings Lake
Hawaii
Kings' Shops
250 Waikoloa Beach Drive
Waikoloa, HI 96738
Summary

Kings’ Shops is Hawaii Island’s premiere shopping and dining destination offering a great collection of brand name stores, island favorites, fine art galleries, casual eateries and fine dining

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Big Island - Kilauea
Hawaii
Blue Hawaiian Helicopters
68-690 Waikoloa Rd.
Waikoloa, HI 96738
Summary

Every year since 1996, Frommer's Hawaii has called Blue Hawaiian, "The Cadillac of helicopter tour companies"—featuring the 21st-Century "ECO-Star" helicopter, superlative tours, award-winning customer service, and the world's finest pilots. Departures from Hilo Int'l Airport & Waikoloa Heliport.

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Oahu
Hawaii State Art Museum
250 South Hotel Street
Second Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813
Summary

A venue for the Art in Public Places Program of the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, the Hawaii State Art Museum (HiSAM) features works of art primarily by artists with a connection to Hawaii and exhibits on topics of interest to communities in our state. Admission is always free!

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HWC Story Wall at the Hoopulama Science and Discovery Center
Hawaii
Hawaii Wildlife Center
Summary

The Hawai‘i Wildlife Center (HWC) is a state-of-the-art native wildlife hospital and rehabilitation center. The facility features a science and discovery center and retail store. Science center admission is free. Donations are welcome. Public hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Surf Maui
Maui
Maui Surf Clinics
505 Front Street, Suite #201
Lahaina, HI 96761
Summary

We focus on the complete surfing experience. Lessons are available for beginning through advanced surfers with a special emphasis on safety and ocean awareness. Group and private surf lessons as well as specialized surf clinics.

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