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Hawaiian by Nature

Molokai is Hawaii’s second smallest populated island, only 38 miles long and 10 miles across at its widest point. It’s also less developed, with uninterrupted ocean views and small towns rather than high-rise buildings and big cities. There are three distinct regions of Molokai to explore: Central Molokai, West Molokai and East Molokai.

Regions of Molokai

Central Molokai

Central Molokai is home to the main town, Kaunakakai, and notable landmarks like Kapuaiwa Coconut Beach Park and Hawaiian Fishponds. In the north, remote Kalaupapa National Historical Park sits below towering sea cliffs.


West End, Molokai

In western Molokai, you'll find beautiful sunset views and peaceful, nearly deserted coastline. Visit Papohaku Beach, one of Hawaii’s largest white sand beaches, and the small plantation village of Maunaloa.


East End, Molokai

Molokai's eastern side features rolling green hills and hidden rainforests. Hike through Halawa Valley to see gorgeous vistas and waterfalls, or spot rare native birds and plants in Kamakou Preserve.


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