There are many ways to get around the islands of Hawaii. Some locals are able to live in Waikiki and exist without a car at all. Others will buy a motorcycle or scooter.Highly recommended are: feet. If you walk, you have the advantage of being able to see the islands in a way that few have the opportunity to. Walk wherever you can, and use other means as a last resort!

Means of Transportation in Hawaii

  • car, truck, van, SUV purchase
  • vehicle rental – car, truck, SUV, van, Jeep
  • motorcycle purchase
  • motorcycle rental
  • moped / scooter purchase
  • scooter rental
  • The Bus – Oahu¬†schedule (routes), fares info,
  • tour van
  • boat – between islands
  • plane – between islands
  • plane – mainland to islands
  • bicycle – mountain bike best for long-term stays and fewer punctured tires
  • bicycle – beach cruiser – for short trips on slow traffic roads and near the beaches
  • skateboard
  • rollerblades
  • hitchhiking – there are still people hitching especially within town, not advised
  • feet – living in Waikiki you can get around to most everything by just walking or taking the occasional Bus

Buy Car, Truck, Van, SUV in Hawaii

Here are some dealers that sell vehicles in Hawaii, by island. The following are not recommendations to buy from these dealers, it is merely a list of some that are available to help you in your search. Oahu Cars / Trucks Craigslist Oahu Cars and Trucks...
Getting Around Hawaii Without a Car

Getting Around Hawaii Without a Car

How to Get Around Hawaii Without a Car Tip #1: TheBus is Awesome TheBus system provides great public transportation around the islands. In fact, Honolulu was rated one of the best cities in the U.S. for its efficient public transportation. TheBus...
The bus system in Hawaii

The bus system in Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii has one of the best public transportation systems in the nation. The bus system in Hawaii actually ranks in the top 10 cities for the best transportation based on its high ridership per capita in the city, according to US News. A...

Vehicle Rentals in Hawaii

Vehicle rentals in Hawaii by island. I didn't bother to list the biggest companies, you all know who they are and every major US rental car company has offices at the airports in the major Hawaiian islands. Most of these rental businesses we've listed...