Hawaiian Islands Bucket List ~ Moloka’i and Lana’i

Today we explore two lesser known Hawaiian islands: the islands of Moloka’i and Lana’i. These islands are both rather small and can be accessed via day trips from Lahaina Harbor on Maui.

Island of Moloka’i

  • Kalaupapa National Historical Park: This park preserves the area where a Belgian priest courageously served the colony. Visit by appointment only.
  • Mo’oula Falls: Located in Halawa Valley, this waterfall and area can be explored via a guided hike.

Island of Lana’i

  • Kaiolohia: Called Shipwreck Beach for the remains of World War II Liberty Ship locate off shore.
  • Kaunolu: Explore the remains of a former royal compound and fishing village.
  • Kehiakawelo: Visit the Garden of the Gods, absent of vegetation and wildlife.
  • Pu’upehe: Sweetheart Rock is located just offshore between two bays.

All attractions found in the 2019 Hawaiian Islands and Maui Travel Guides.


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