Aloha alternatives: Discover a different side of Hawaii

Discover a different side of Hawaii, which is more than just beaches, volcanoes and tiki huts

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Hypothetically speaking, you do not like sand, sunning yourself on the beach or the thundering surf. Let us say you would much rather spend your day at a mall than hiking and that the best way for you to experience nature is from the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle or on horseback - anything but hours on foot.

Let us say these are the reasons you have not been to Hawaii, the Pacific island chain best known for its beaches, volcanoes and tiki huts.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 08, 2018, with the headline Aloha alternatives: Discover a different side of Hawaii. Subscribe