Vibrant Views From the Home of Hula
From the western shore of Molokai, you can gaze across the channel to the island of Oahu -- but the world of Waikiki is light years from this quiet "Friendly Island." Considered the birthplace of the hula, Molokai is where native Hawaiian culture has been woven most thoroughly into daily life. As a result, the place moves at its own languid pace.
On assignment for ISLANDS, Brian Berusch recently visited Molokai to find out how to string together the best sites and stops for a great Hawaiian road trip. He started in Kaunakakai and ended in Maunaloa Town, doing some backtracking and loops along the way. He often felt like the sole visitor on the island. Read more.