MJK à Hawaii

Quand: fin-oct/début novembre 2 îles à visiter: Île d’Oahu, Île Hawaii (Grande Île). Honolulu est sur l’île d’Oahu Choses à faire: Oahu 1.Visiter la Baie d’Hanauma sur l’île d’Oahu, près d’Honolulu. 2.Chutes de Manoa sur l’île d’Oahu, près d’Honolulu. 3.Monter le Diamond Head sur l’île d’Oahu, près d’Honolulu. Visiter waikiki REVISIT WAIKIKIWhile this popular tourist […]

Quand: fin-oct/début novembre

2 îles à visiter: Île d’Oahu, Île Hawaii (Grande Île).

Honolulu est sur l’île d’Oahu

Choses à faire:

Oahu

1.Visiter la Baie d’Hanauma

sur l’île d’Oahu, près d’Honolulu.

2.Chutes de Manoa

sur l’île d’Oahu, près d’Honolulu.

3.Monter le Diamond Head

sur l’île d’Oahu, près d’Honolulu.

Visiter waikiki

REVISIT WAIKIKIWhile this popular tourist spot is well-known for its beach, it continues to draw crowds for its other offerings. New hotels, a reimagined International Market Place, world-class restaurants, and upscale retailers offer new options for tourists. Don’t miss the Honolulu Biennial, a new, multisite, contemporary visual arts festival. The exhibition showcases the diversity of ideas, art, and culture of more than 30 artists from Hawaii, the Pacific Islands, Asia, North America, Australia, and New Zealand.

Visiter SHANGRI LA ON OAHUDor

is Duke—American heiress, philanthropist, and daughter of a tobacco tycoon—filled her home of Shangri La with inspiration from her travels around the world, including stops in Iran, Lebanon, Egypt, and Syria. Her extensive collection led to the founding of the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art and the repurposing of her home into the Centre for Islamic Arts and Culture. Tour the incredible home, meet the resident scholars and artists, and learn about the fascinating woman who lived there.

11.Surf lesson

You could be forgiven for thinking that it was best to leave the wave-riding to the professionals in Hawaii. Surfing isn’t just a casual pastime here: it’s legendary. Each winter, surfers from around the world marvel at the pros during the Vans Triple Crown. Banzai Pipeline and Sunset Beach on Oahu’s North Shore are popular viewing spots—two of the most challenging surf locations in the world. If your experience level borders on newbie, opt for the South Shore instead. Under the watchful eye of the surf legend Duke Kahanamoku’s statue at Kuhio Beach, you’ll find plenty of options to learn the sport. For calmer waters head to Big Island’s Kahalu’u Bay in Kona, where surf instructors will show you the ways of the board. For a change of scenery pull out a snorkel mask and set out in search of colorful marine life in the protected waters.

Maui

7.Excursion de plongée en catamaran à Molokini

Petite ile-réserve. On s’y rend depuis Maui.

a catamaran snorkeling excursion reveals aquatic wonders
BIRDS AND FISH ON MOLOKINI Hop on an early morning catamaran to Molokini. The small, crescent moon-shaped island is actually a partially submerged volcanic crater and a state Marine Life Conservation District and Hawaii State Seabird Sanctuary. Reef-filled waters make it a prime spot for snorkelers and divers who love the clear visibility of more than 250 marine species. Bird-watchers can expect to see Wedge-tailed Shearwaters and Bulwers Petrels nesting on the rocky shores.

Haleakala National Park

EMBRACE THE DESTINATIONS AFTER THE ROAD TO HANA Dripping with green ferns, bordered by waterfalls, and dotted with must-try food stands, the iconic, winding Road to Hana is truly about the journey. It would be a mistake, however, to turn around and head back after you reach the town of Hana. If green pastures and ocean views are your thing, spend a night or two here. During the day, drive further to take in Haleakala National Park from its eastern end. Take a three-hour hike (varies depending on your stops) on the Pīpīwai trail, which includes the stunning bamboo forest and the 400-foot tall Waimoku waterfall. You can also pack a swimsuit and spend an afternoon taking in the views at Oheo Gulch, or Seven Sacred Pools.

volcan Haleakala

MAKE THE EFFORT FOR SUNRISE AT HALEAKALA ON MAUI NUIThe road to the 10,023-foot summit of the dormant volcano Haleakala isn’t for the weak. Those in the know get there early (often by 4:30 a.m.), suffer the white-knuckle drive, dress in winter hats and gloves, and carry thermoses of hot coffee. It’s all worth it for that pure magic moment when the sun peaks out above the clouds. New regulations require a reservation for sunrise viewings, so book early to ensure you can work it into your visit. And whatever you do, don’t confuse the summit drive to Haleakala on Maui Nui with the eastern entrance that is hours away past Hana. When it’s over, wait out the line of cars snaking back down the mountain with a quick stop at the half-mile Pa ka’oao trail for a different view.

Island of Hawaii

HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

GO WITH THE LAVA FLOW AT HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK There are five active volcanoes in the state of Hawaii and four of them are on Big Island. The one to watch is Kilauea Volcano, which has been erupting continuously since 1983 and considered one of the most active volcanoes in the world. Get a good view of the crater from the 11-mile Crater Rim Drive, which circles the summit caldera. For a bigger thrill, drive the Chain of Craters Road (19 miles) that descends 3,700 feet to the coast and watch the lava enter the ocean.

4.Manger un poke bowl

5.Tour d’hélicoptère

A helicopter tour will show you the stunning waterfalls;

6.Faire de la voile

sailing along the coast will leave you feeling small and insignificant against the natural majesty;

8.Tour de zodiac

Zodiac tours get you closer to sea caves, Hawaiian Monk seals, pods of dolphins, or green sea turtles.

9.Faire du Kayak

Kauai is the only island in the state with navigable rivers, making it perfect for a kayak adventure or inner tube excursion.

10. Une longue randonnée

Hike the legendary coast, a 22-mile round-trip trail that is considered the state’s best backpacking route.


Marie-Janelle Larivée

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