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Hawaii Things to Do for Free

During any vacation, the need to save a few dollars is bound to arise. The simple fact that you’re away from home means you’ll have to pay for everyday items like food at every meal, transportation, and even water. To help you save a few bucks, we’ve compiled a list of fun Hawaii things to do for free, giving you great activities for your Hawaii experience, making your trip to paradise even better.

Hawaii Things to Do for Free


  • Enjoy a self-guided tour of the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, and arrive early top secure your tickets for the USS Arizona Memorial
  • Hike to the summit of Diamond Head Crater
  • Take in the sunset from Waikiki Beach
  • Discover a hidden waterfall on a hike to Manoa Falls
  • Marvel at the free fireworks from the Hilton Hawaiian Village every Friday night

Big Island:

  • Visit Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, where decades of volcanic activity and destruction is front and center
  • Soak in nature at the beautiful Queen Liliuokalani Gardens
  • Make your way to two of the island’s most well-known waterfalls near Hilo: Akaka Falls (requires a 1-mile hike) and Rainbow Falls.
  • Find one of the ancient Hawaiian heiaus located around the island
  • Take the long trek to the Big Island’s green sand beach.


  • Spend an entire day in Lahaina, where you’ll find plenty to do and see
  • Sample locally made wine at the Maui Winery
  • Marvel at the talented wind surfers at Ho’okipa Beach
  • Enjoy the sunset at Kanapali Beach and watch the traditional sunset cliff diver at Black Rock.


  • Discover the Na Pali Coast
  • Find various lookout points overlooking Waimea Canyon
  • Watch as Spouting Horn blasts the ocean high into the sky
  • Visit Wailua Falls for an impressive natural feature
  • Go to one of Kauai’s most photographed spots: Kialuea Lighthouse

Due to the high volume of visitors traveling to Hawaii year round, our Hawaii tours and activities sell out quickly. In many cases, tours sell out weeks or months in advance. To ensure your spots on tour, we recommend reserving your tours today. Call our office or book online to take advantage of our low price guarantee today.