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Molokai is similar to Lanai in a lot of ways, but this Hawaiian gem is an island all its own. Practically untouched by humanity, it’s 38 miles long and 10 miles wide. It’s known for its high cliffs near the ocean at 3,900 feet, and a 28 mile reef along the southern coast. But get this, it also has something pretty cool at its Hoolehua Post Office. They actually have coconuts instead of post cards. So all you have to do is grab one, write on it, and send it off to somebody back home. Can you imagine the look on their faces when it arrives?

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About Molokai

Imagine the Hawaii of the past. Unspoiled country and untouched beaches. No skyscrapers or stoplights. The chance to truly live as the locals do. That’s Molokai today.

Hawaii’s fifth-largest island, Molokai is only 38 miles long and 10 miles across at its widest point. Molokai is home to the highest sea cliffs in the world along its northeast coast (3,600-3,900 feet) and Hawaii’s longest continuous fringing reef (28 miles) off Molokai’s southern coast. On foot, by bike or by 4-wheel drive, this is an island of outdoor adventure. Take the road less traveled and get red dirt in your shoes whether you’re hiking along the 1,700 foot cliffs leading to Kalaupapa National Historical Park or discovering Papohaku Beach, one of Hawaii’s biggest white sand beaches.


Getting There

There are three ways to get to Molokai: a 25-minute flight on a local air carrier from Oahu’s Honolulu International Airport Commuter Terminal, Maui’s Kahului Airport  to Molokai Airport, or the daily inter-island ferry from neighboring Maui.


Weather in Molokai is pleasant throughout the year. Year round temperatures average around 75º F . At Molokai’s higher elevations, it can get a bit cooler and wetter so pack a light jacket. The West End of Molokai is dryer and more arid while the mountainous East End is wetter and greener.

Weddings in Molokai

On Molokai you’ll find unique, stress-free alternatives to a larger wedding that can take away from your special day. This is the ultimate destination wedding for intimate weddings. Whether you’re saying your vows on the grounds of the Aqua Hotel Molokai or saying “I do” on one of Molokai’s serene beaches, a personal wedding experience awaits you both on Molokai.


Insider Tip

By Jodi Minorini


At three miles long and 100 yards wide, Papohaku is Hawaii’s largest beach. Enjoy a picnic, swim in the ocean or play in the sand. With so much room to spread out, it will feel like your own private beach.

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