Some say Molokai is what the Hawaiian Islands looked like 50 years ago; others say this is what the world should strive to look like in the future. Untouched by mass development, this 10-mile-wide island has over a hundred miles of shoreline, hidden waterfalls, ancient ruins, and the proud native heritage of Hawaii. What it doesn’t have? Even a single traffic light.

Molokai, Hawaii

Some say Molokai is what the Hawaiian Islands looked like 50 years ago; others say this is what the world should strive to look like in the future. Untouched by mass development, this 10-mile-wide island has over a hundred miles of shoreline, hidden waterfalls, ancient ruins, and the proud native heritage of Hawaii. What it doesn’t have? Even a single traffic light.
Photograph by Peter French, Pacific Stock/Alamy Stock Photo

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