Relaxation and Romance
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Here's a look at the couples' experiences on each island:
Take hand-in-hand hikes into Waimea Canyon and Kokee State Park. Soak up unparalleled natural beauty at several botanical gardens and sail along the towering Napali Coast. Savor intimate dinners at romantic restaurants in Kauai’s finest resorts, and rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit at the island’s spas.
Take a couples' surfing lesson on Waikiki Beach, and drive up the Pali Highway to Nuuanu Pali Lookout for spectacular vistas of the Windward Coast. Experience the serenity of a Buddhist sanctuary in the Valley of the Temples or browse the acclaimed collections at the Honolulu Museum of Art.
Spot rainbow-colored fishes and protected tide pools at Hulopoe Bay’s marine sanctuary. Embark on a short hike along the cliffs to Puu Pehe, also known as Sweetheart Rock. Feel the trade winds as you watch a quiet sunset from Kaumalapau Harbor.
Watch the sunrise wrapped in a blanket at the top of Haleakala Crater, or admire the sunset as you cruise along the golden Kihei coastline. Hike to one of East Maui’s spectacular waterfalls, then enjoy a couples’ massage at a resort in Wailea. Browse the charming shops of Lahaina and peruse the Maui Arts and Cultural Center.
Sleep in at a cozy bed and breakfast on the island’s West End and shop in the charming towns of Kaunakakai and Maunaloa. Catch unobstructed sunsets at Papohaku Beach, Kapukahehu Beach (Dixie Maru Beach) or Kapuaiwa Coconut Grove—also amazing places for stargazing.
Island of Hawaii
Spend the day window shopping and sightseeing together in Historic Kailua Village (Kailua-Kona), the coffee and art town of Holualoa or beautiful Hawi. Take a road trip along the Hamakua Heritage Corridor, then wander the historic streets of Downtown Hilo. Set up a tee time at a spectacular golf course on the Kohala Coast, and hit the spa at one of the island’s luxurious resorts.
Come face-to-face with sharks, stingrays, turtles, and thousands of vibrant tropical fish at Maui Ocean Center, The Aquarium of Hawaii! Discover one of the world’s largest displays of live Pacific corals and encounter Hawaii’s marine life, many of which are found nowhere else in the world!
Restored authentic Hawaiian plantation estate providing classes and accommodations on the North Shore of Maui with extensive programs for yoga, watersports, meditation and well being. Offering Farm-to-table dining, adventure classes and activities include surfing, kite surfing and paddle boarding.
From intimate to extravagant, barefoot sunset ceremonies on the beach to grand receptions with regal ambience, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel helps make every dream wedding or celebration day on Hawaii Island reality with the timeless magic of Mauna Kea.
Maui Photographer, Aubrey Hord, is a portrait photographer known for creating iconic photographs for playful, passionate and adventurous clients in Hawaii. She specializes in photography for couples, families and high school seniors. Serving Maui, Kauai, Oahu and Hawaii Island. www.aubreyhord.com
Ala Kukui is a cultural center for native Hawaiian spiritual and intellectual advancement. Our retreat space offers a unique opportunity to engage with our local community of cultural practitioners who pay respect to the environment through traditional Hawaiian practices.