Molokai Regions

Molokai is Hawaii’s second smallest populated island and features three distinct regions to explore: Central MolokaiWest Molokai and East Molokai.

Hawaiian Fishponds of Molokai

Central Molokai

Hawaiian Fishponds of Molokai Molokai has many well-preserved Hawaiian fishponds along 20 miles of its south shore, most built 700-800 years ago.

Kalaupapa National Historical Park, Molokai Take a memorable mule ride from 1,700 feet to the seaside Kalaupapa National Historical Park, one of the most remote settlements in Hawaii.

Kapuaiwa Coconut Grove, Molokai Located in Kaunakakai, Kapuaiwa Coconut Beach Park is one of Molokai’s most recognizable natural landmarks.

Kaunakakai, Molokai Kaunakakai, Molokai's main town on its southern coast, features historic landmarks, the state's longest pier, and unique shops and eateries.


Papohaku Beach

West End, Molokai

Maunaloa, Molokai This small, charming plantation village set in the hills above the coast is West End’s town for shopping and nearby accommodations.

Papohaku Beach, Molokai At three miles long, Papohaku Beach is one of the largest white sand beaches in Hawaii.


Halawa Valley

East End, Molokai

Halawa Valley, Molokai Take a guided hike into this cathedral valley, blessed with beautiful vistas and towering waterfalls, and see Hawaii back in time.

Kamakou Preserve, Molokai Kamakou Preserve is a Nature Conservancy site that contains more than 250 rare Hawaiian plants.


Driving Times from Molokai Airport (MKK) to:
1: Kaunakakai: 15 minutes
2: Maunaloa: 20 minutes
3: Halawa Valley: 2 hours

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