The best island in Hawaii is... Maui. Puamana Beach Park, Maui. Photo: Oskar Rist. It is love at first sight for the majority who step foot on Maui. Oahu. North Shore, Oahu. Photo: Epicurrence. It's the most visited of all the Main Hawaiian Islands and people keep coming back for more of it. Kauai. Kauai, Hawaii. Photo: Thinkstock.