Off the Beaten Path in Molokai

The island of Molokai—a friendly US destination, invites all travelers with the bounties of the highest sea cliffs on the planet, Kalaupapa National Historical Park, Hawaiian heiau (temple), and long stretches of sparkling sandy beaches. The island may not boast of modern urbanism but certainly has a lot of activities, sightseeing locations and fun filled adventure on its cards. Take a look at some of the most interesting things to do and see in Molokai.

Coffees of Hawaii

Located in Kualapu’u, The Espresso Bar and Café of “Coffees of Hawaii”, is the best place to visit for great local music and freshly brewed coffee beans from the famous Molokai Plantation nearby.

Kaunakakai Town Farmers Market

Alamalma Street is a hub of activity every Saturday. With vendors vying for your attention at the Kaunakakai Town Farmers Market, you can look forward to plenty of fresh produce, lovely flowers and mind blowing crafts by Molokai artisans.

Kualapu’u Cookhouse Jam Sessions

Kualapu’u Cookhouse is considered to be the best eating joint on the island and delights with its great culinary flavors, local menu and amazing ambience. Just be there!

Kumu Farms “Walk Abouts”

Tourists in Molokai love to explore large acres of organic gardens and herbs, taste fresh produce and savor the endless rows of fruit on the Kumu Farms. With lots of free culinary tips in store, this trip is surely worth taking.

Festival in May

If you happen to visit Molokai in May, then make sure that you participate in the gay fervor of the Hula Piko Festival—a three day affair. This festival commemorates the origin of hula on Molokai and wows all tourists with its extravagant collection of ancient Hawaiian chants, traditional dances, local craft booths, door prizes, performances by Molokai groups and of course, hula halau.

Molokai beckons with its treasure trove of activities and great sights. Enjoy the island!

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