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Best of Hawaii Island 2018: Outdoor Activities

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Beach for Families  (Editors Picks) 

1. Hapuna Beach 

2. Mauna Kea Beach 

3. Maniniowali Beach  

4. Richardson Beach 

5. Onekahakaha Beach Park

Beach for Swimming (Editors Picks) 

1. Hapuna Beach 

2. Ahalanui Beach Park 

3. Mauna Kea Beach 

4. Richardson Beach  

5. Carlsmith Beach Park

Botanical Garden

1. Hawaii Tropical Botanical Gardens  

2. World Botanical Gardens 

Campground

1. Namakanipaio Campground  

2. Kalopa State Recreation Area  

3. Kilauea Military Camp  

Dinner Cruise or Sunset Sail

1. Body Glove Cruises 

2. Mauna Lani Sea Adventures  

Hiking Trail for Beginners

1. Thurston Lava Tube  

2. Kilauea Iki at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park 

3. Kona Cloud Forest Sanctuary

Hiking Trail for Experts

1. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park  

2. Waimanu Valley via the Muliwai Trail 

3. Mauna Loa summit cabin at Mokuaweoweo 

Surfing for Beginners (Editors Picks) 

1. Banyans 

2. Lymans Beach 

3. Old Kona Airport State Park

Surfing for Experts (Editors Picks) 

1. Kohanaiki Beach Park (aka Pine Trees) 

2. Kahaluu Beach Park 

3. Honolii Beach Park 

Snorkeling (Editors Picks) 

1. Two Step, Honaunau Bay 

2. Kealakekua Bay 

3. Kahaluu Beach Park 

4. Laaloa Beach (aka Magic Sands) 

5. Mauna Lani Beach 


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