Ancient Hawaiian fish ponds
The Hawaiians are among the first to actively bred fish. On Molokai's coast, there are 62 ancient fishponds that were built from rock walls to hold back the sea; the largest is about 161 hectares.
At the east end of Molokai are the churches of St. Joseph and Our Lady of Seven Sorrows, two churches, which were designed by the Belgian priest Father Damien and built. The St. Philomena Church, built by the Belgian priest, is the most important building in the Kalaupapa National Historic Park. (more...)
Molokai is the fifth largest island of Hawaii. The westernmost tip of the island is just 35 km from Oahu. Molokai is about 61 km long and 16 km wide and has more than 142 km of untouched coastline. Nowhere on the island are you from more than 8 km from the sea. Scientists think that the emergence of the island about 2 million years ago occurred. By volcanic eruptions in the east and west of the island is a fertile plain was formed, which today represents the largest part of the island. (more...)
There is still a special place under the tropical sun, an unusual refuge that lies beyond our hectic lifestyle. An island that is full of natural and cultural resources only pretending.
Miles of clean, empty, white sand beaches and remote wilderness, accessible only by boat. Fill each minute with a spectacular activity, or relax and just [...]
Molokai, also known as “The friendly Iceland”, is the only Hawaiian island that is one of two counties, the Maui County and the small Kalawao County.
The island thrives on the cultivation of water melons and seeds. Agriculture will continue to provide the economic base.
On Molokai you will find the birthplace of the [...]
Moloka`i’s natural beauty is constantly revealing itself to its human inhabitants. Although not a large island, Moloka`i offers infinite variety in its terrain from bleached white to jet black beaches, spectacular, rugged sea cliffs, lowland desert, rainforest, bogs, fern forests, grasslands, and lowland forest
Although relatively close to other Hawaiian islands such [...]
Molokai is small crescent shaped island, about 2.5 miles off the coast of Maui. It is actually the tip of an inactive underwater volcanic crater. Molokai has been designated by the State of Hawaii as a Marine Life and Bird Conservation District, and it is a popular destination for snorkeling, scuba diving, [...]
Papadakos Beach is located at the west end of the island of Molokai. With a length of 4 km, it is the largest long beach of this island.
It is particularly appreciated for its tranquility: indeed, if you go to Papadakos Beach, it is likely that you will come across someone in your walk. This is [...]
There are six different Hawaii islands available for tourists to select. People who decide to go to Hawaii for the first time usually plan to visit one or more than one island but have numerous questions relating to exactly where to go exactly and directions. In fact, this article serves as an introductory guide on [...]
Crossing the channel Maui-Molokai has been a bit sporty, quite windy again, and still big surf. We went through the North Island, on the advice of our neighbor to Hilo. It’s actually very nice, the whole east coast in steep cliffs 600 meters high, and all dug deep trenches, sometimes with more or less cascading [...]
The third day of our visit to Moloka’i was exploring the south and east of the island. For an island, which is just 60km long and 16km wide, such plans are quite feasible. After the first rays of sunlight back into our noses tickled was the sound of the sea and our alarm clock we [...]