6 Blockbusters That Were Filmed In Hawaii

Kauai County, United States. Photo by Braden Jarvis on Unsplash

Need further incentive to visit the beautiful islands of Hawaii? How about the fact that these blockbuster classics filmed some of their most iconic scenes in the beautiful landscapes of America’s most idyllic State. Here’s the list.

Jurassic Park 

Many scenes in the original Jurassic Park franchise were filmed in Kaua’i. The stunning waterfalls and valley the helicopter glides over are beautiful real-life locations, including Manawaiopuna Falls.

Pirates of the Caribbean 

Of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, At World’s End and 2011’s On Stranger Tides were filmed across the islands of Kaua’i, O’ahu, Maui, and Moloka’i.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

The Jumanji films take place in the tropical jungle of Hawaii, Kualoa Ranch. In the remake, the cast head to Papaikou Falls in one exhilarating scene.

Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark

The Amazon jungle in the Indiana Jones classic belongs to the beautiful landscapes of the Huleia River in Kaua’i.

Hunger Games: Catching Fire

In the second film of the franchise, the characters return for another battle in a terrifying yet beautiful setting. The stunning lake and ominous jungle are both real-life locations in Hawaii.

Point Break

Although much of the original was shot in California, the remake took the actors to Maui along with many other locations.