5 Museums and Cultural Centers to Visit on Hawaii Island

Many of Hawaii’s treasures are a part of the landscape, in ancient villages and temples. Other pieces of history are displayed in museum collections and exhibits. 1. Hulihee Palace, Kona Photo: Ken Lund. Huliheʻe Palace was built in 1838 by Gov. John Adams Kuakini for his daughter-in-law Princess Ruth. The Kuakini Room contains many delicate […]

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Make the Morning Pilgrimage to Watch the Sunrise from Haleakala

Haleakala, a massive shield volcano that rises 10,023 feet above Maui’s coastal areas, is an enormously popular and easily accessible visitor destination. It has become almost a ritual, in fact, for visitors to rise before dawn and trek to the mountaintop to watch the sun come up from the “House of the Sun,” as it […]

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