Where Moloka’i island’s eastern road (HWY 450) ends, you’ll find the scenic Halawa Bay. Similar to Maui’s “Road to Hana,” the road to Halawa is narrow, winding, slow, steep, gorgeous, and worth every minute.
Although there are several scenic payoffs along the way, ending at Halaway Bay puts your trek over the top. This small river-fed cove looks to the northeast, toward the US mainland, which means nothing but ocean is in view for a couple thousand miles.
Looking back up-valley, you’ll see a tall waterfall where daily rains tumble over a giant cliff into the river below.
Located in Kaunakakai on the island of Moloka’i, Kapuaiwa is one of the last royal coconut groves in the state. read more
The Moloka’i coastline rises out of the Pacific ocean and stretches skyward to touch the clouds with a green-tipped finger. read more
On the island of Moloka’i you will find the offset village of Kalaupapa. This beautiful spot has an even more beautiful story. read more
Every now and then we like to look at Hawaii from a different perspective–like space, for example. read more
Kepuhi Beach is located next door to Papohaku Beach on the western edge of the island of Molokai. read more
St. Philomena Church is located in Kalawao county on Moloka’i–the location of the Kalaupapa Hansen’s Disease colony. read more
Looking mauka (inland) from Halawa Bay on the island of Molka’i, you will find steep and lush Halawa Valley, fed by the Halawa and Mooula streams headed in the hills above. read more
Sunset from Moloka’i is a spectacular event–dramatic cliffs in relief to one side, golden sun setting to the other, blue skies with wispy clouds above, and the warm Pacific ocean below. read more
Moloka’i appears as an unanchored island, floating freely in the Pacific like a great ship on the sea. read more
The Kalaupapa Peninsula stretches flatly into the Pacific, a stark contrast to the adjoining cliffs of Moloka’i’s north shore that are nearly vertical and some of the highest in the world at over 2000 feet. read more
At the mouth of lush Halawa Valley on Molokai’s south shores sits beautiful, secluded, and less-traveled Halawa Bay, streaming water into the Pacific from towering water falls above. read more