California Living® invites you to experience Hawaii Island hopping to three award winning Hawaiian Islands named in an April 22, 2016 CBS News article announcing TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice awards for islands. Considering Hawaii is an all time favorite destination for Californians looking to get away, this season, California Living® takes Hawaii travel to the next level with the launch of an ongoing series of Hawaii travel spotlights featuring Hawaii’s best places to “stay & play” in paradise. And as luck would have it, all three of the Hawaiian islands receiving a TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice award for best islands are on the California Living® – Mokulele Airlines ultimate Hawaii Island hopping experience itinerary.
The second in a series of California Living® Hawaii travel editorial spotlights, here you will find the perfect Hawaii Island hopping experience, complete with trusted hotel, resort and activity recommendations to enjoy. You will also get the inside look at an authentic Hawaii island hopping experience only a true Hawaii travel insider can deliver.
So let’s get hopping…
When it comes to the perfect Hawaii Island hopping getaway, we’ve done all the work for you. Below is an ideal Hawaii travel itinerary, which includes island hopping on Mokulele Airlines to 3 of TripAdvisor’s 2016 Traveler’s Choice for islands winners, Maui, the “Big Island” of Hawaii and Oahu.
Start your island hopping experience in Hawaii’s Island of Oahu.
California Living® recommends you start off your authentic Hawaii travel experience on Hawaii’s Island of Oahu. There are a plethora of authentic Hawaii travel activities to check out in Oahu. You will also find a number of top-notch hotels to make your home base, such as Trump International Hotel Waikiki, located just steps from the famous Waikiki Beach.
Island hop to the enchanting Hawaiian Island of Molokai.
From Oahu, hop on Mokulele Airlines at the Honolulu Airport for inter-island travel to the Hawaiian Island of Molokai. Considered “Hawaii’s most Hawaiian Island,” a stay on Molokai will provide you with a Hawaii travel experience you will not find on any other Hawaiian Island. The reason is, Molokai has retained Hawaiian life as it was in the very beginning.
While you will not find high-rise hotels, tourist attractions, and many of the commercialized aspects of Hawaii travel on Molokai, you will find plenty of adventure from waterfall hikes, to an abundance of unspoiled natural beauty. To make the most of your authentic Hawaii travels, enjoy a few nights at the famed Hotel Molokai, where the genuine, friendly service will keep you coming back for more.
Jump on-board Mokulele Airlines for a quick flight to Magical Maui.
Next, hop on over to the Hawaiian Island of Maui, TripAdvisor’s #1 winner of the 2016 Travelers’ Choice awards for islands. Also earning the title of the “best island in the world,” a Maui stop on your Hawaii Island hopping experience is an absolute must.
Inter-island Hawaii travel was never easier. Hop on Mokulele Airlines from Molokai to Maui’s super convenient Kapalua Airport, located just a few minutes away from Maui’s award winning Kaanapali Beach.
Guarantee you’ll have the Hawaii vacation experience of your dreams with a stay at Maui’s spectacular Royal Lahaina Resort. The Royal Lahaina resort is situated beachfront on the beautiful Kaanapali Beach, voted America’s Best Beach year after year. With so much to see and do in Maui, California Living® will be covering the island of Maui in much more detail in upcoming installments of this Hawaii travel series over the next few weeks. In the meantime, be sure to check out:
- Snorkeling at Black Rock
- Royal Lahaina’s breakfast buffet
- Royal Lahaina’s “Myths of Maui” Lu’au
From Maui, hop on over Kona located on the “Big Island” of Hawaii.
Next, Hop on a Mokulele Airlines flight from Maui to Kona located on the “Big Island” of Hawaii for an unforgettable stay at the fabulous Royal Kona Resort. California Living® travel buffs will find it easy to soak up the sun n’ fun in Kona with a choice of experiencing a variety of activities in Kona, including a Sunset Dinner Cruise or Dolphin Adventure with Body Glove Cruises.
California Living® recommends you conclude your ultimate Hawaii Island hopping experience with hop back to the the Island of Oahu’s Honolulu Airport on Mokulele Airlines.
Stay tuned, California Living® has a full line up of Hawaii travel spotlights in store for you this season highlighting the best places to “stay & play” in paradise. Aloha ~ Aprilanne