The best way to get a local vibe when exploring any destination is with a friend who lives there. But what if you don’t have a buddy in Hawaii to show you around, to help you explore and find out what really makes the Islands special? Look inward – to the resort you’re staying at, that is.
Many resorts in Hawaii have a wide range of unique local activities; so whether you want to ride in a traditional outrigger canoe, learn a few hula steps, or snorkel with incredible sea life, you don’t need to roam too far. Here are eight Hawaii resorts where you can experience aspects of local life—from the quirky to the quintessential.