This sprawling 54,000-acre ranch spans from the ocean through open ranges and up into the mountains, making it a perfect ... More
Moloka'i Ranch Hiking Adventures
This sprawling 54,000-acre ranch spans from the ocean through open ranges and up into the mountains, making it a perfect place for numerous hiking activities. Several guided treks for all skill levels originate at the Paniolo Village near Maunaloa. The two-hour One O Hilo cultural walk (one-and a-half miles round trip; $45 per person, departs 9:30a) is suitable for the novice hiker. The more advanced Amikopala Intermediate Hike is three miles roundtrip over hilly terrain. For serious trekkers, the challenging Paka'a Trail Advanced Hike drops 1,100 feet on a 500-year-old trail and ends at breathtaking Kolo Cliffs. Visit several heiau (sacred temples) and hear about ancient Hawaiian legends on the Punakou Advanced Hike. Learn about prehistoric fishermen during an easy stroll through the Kaupoa fishing village.
This unique shop sells beautiful kites that are superbly constructed from taffeta nylon and fiberglass frames. Designs include the "whale's
tale," a dancing hula girl, a gorgeous butterfly and the stunning "happy dragon." One particularly unique design is the ...