Getaway Compass


Hawaii is made up of eight unique and beautiful islands. It is possible to visit six of the eight islands, and each island offers a different kind of experience. Visit Maui for the breathtaking Road to Hana which takes you to incredible sights including a bamboo forest, a black sand beach, and a red sand beach. Explore Kauai where you can see the Grand Canyon of the Pacific, fly over the island, and find beautiful hidden beaches. Oahu is the best island if you are looking to hike, kayak, and explore. The Big Island is very scenic and is perfect for a road trip to see the unique parts of the island. Hawaii is ideal for both relaxing and exploring, with incredible beaches and breathtaking hikes.


Red Sand Beach Maui

12 Best Things to Do in Maui

Maui has incredible things to do such as driving Road to Hana, hiking at Haleakala National Park, snorkeling at Molokini Crater, taking a walk at Iao Valley State Monument, a more. If you are looking to relax with some adventures

Waipio Valley Lookout

Big Island 5-Day Itinerary

The Big Island is the largest and youngest Hawaiian Island. Here you can find diverse landscapes, active volcanoes, lush rainforests, scenic white sand beaches, black sand beaches, and more. This Big Island 5-day itinerary offers the perfect mix of relaxing

Lanikai Pillbox Hike Oahu

20 Best Things to Do on Oahu

Oahu is an incredible island with a variety of things to do including hiking, kayaking, snorkeling, surfing, and visiting breathtaking beaches. If you are looking for a mix of relaxing and exploring, Oahu is the perfect island to visit. Plan your

Guide to Kayaking to Kaneohe Sandbar Oahu

How to Kayak to Kaneohe Sandbar

Kaneohe Sandbar is a raised area of sand in Kaneohe Bay off the coast of Oahu that is about 1 mile wide and 3 miles long. How exposed the sandbar is depends on the tides. Usually during low tide the

Best Waterfalls Oahu

8 Best Waterfalls on Oahu, Hawaii

Oahu has breathtaking waterfalls that you can get to by hiking on trails in the rain forest. The best time to visit the waterfalls is during the rainy season which is between November and March. In the summer the waterfalls

Pauoa Flats at Sunset

20 Best Hikes on Oahu

Oahu is an incredible island with endless hiking trails that lead you along the coastline, up ridges, and to waterfalls. Decide which hikes to do during your time on Oahu by reading through this list of the 20 best hikes

Makapuu Beach Oahu

10 Best Beaches on Oahu

Oahu has some of the most incredible beaches out of all the Hawaiian islands. This list includes an off the beaten path beach on Oahu, a secluded beach on Oahu, the best beach for swimming on Oahu, the best beach

Kauai Island Garden Isle

4-Day Kauai Itinerary: Best Things to Do

Kauai is the oldest Hawaiian island where you can see the Na Pali Coast, stunning beaches, incredible views, and breathtaking hikes. The Na Pali Coast is a coastline of high cliffs, waterfalls, and lush green valleys. You can see the

Haleakala National Park

Haleakala National Park Guide

Haleakala National Park in Maui, Hawaii is composed of Haleakala Crater at the Summit District and the Kīpahulu District on the eastern coast. These districts are very different while both offering incredible views and experiences. Fee: $25 valid for 3

Kapalua Beach

7 Best Secluded Beaches in Maui

Maui has many incredible beaches ranging from soft sand beaches to breathtaking red and black sand beaches. I am always looking for the most unique secluded beaches so I can relax with a breathtaking view. After checking out many beaches

Black Sand Beach Maui

4-Day Maui Itinerary

Maui is a beautiful island with stunning beaches, lush hiking trails, and breathtaking waterfalls. The Valley Isle offers a mix of activities for both relaxing and exploring. Four days in Maui is an ideal amount of time to see the