While visiting this Pacific oasis you’ll surely have a packed itinerary during the day. With an endless amount of underwater activities and adventures to embark on, slowing down in the evening to enjoy a serene sunset can be the highlight of your vacation. As you venture through the archipelago, you’ll see that each island has its own distinct charm -- and view! That’s why we’ve compiled the four best locations to take in the magnificence that Hawaiian sunsets have to offer.
Located on Big Island, this is where you want to be once dusk arrives. As you peer at the soft sun fading into the distance, enjoy the sounds of the waves soothingly passing through the rocks on the shore. No electronic devices are needed -- just sit back in the sand and enjoy the sights and sounds.
This beach is known for its impressive sunsets, and it surely doesn’t disappoint! Cotton candy skies are scattered above, with the sun peeking through the mountains as it slowly descends into tomorrow. You might have to do a double take to make sure you’re not dreaming!
If you’re on Big Island, then you absolutely must do a stargazing tour on top of Mauna Kea. The high altitude makes you feel like you are floating above the earth, as you see the clouds beneath you. Though it is a bit more work to get to the top, the view is one that you’ll remember for a lifetime.
Kakaako Waterfront Park
If you’re looking for sunsets with intensity, then you’ve come to the right place. Just before twilight arrives, you’ll experience the beauty of the crimson that surrounds the sky. Take a seat by the rocks and join others in admiring the true beauty that Hawaii has to offer!