Discover Top Bird's Eye Views of Hawaii

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Hawai'i in Motion: Mavic Pro 2 Hyperlapses

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Prepare to be blown away by this stunning dronelapse of Hawaii's island of Oahu, compliments of contributor Jonasgutzat and his DJI Mavic Pro 2 drone.  The video features amazing timelapse shots of clouds drifting over coastal mountains, epic aerials of the Waikiki beachfront in Honolulu, and other sights from the mountains above the city.  The power of the Mavic Pro 2 is on full display; when combined with skillfull piloting and editing as it is here, the possibilities for stunning content creation are endless.  

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Hawaii: A Glimpse of Paradise

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In this video, top contributor Haussmannvisuals treats us to bird's eye views of three of the main islands of Hawaii: Kauai, Maui, and Hawaii (aka the Big Island).  He captured the footage using two drones: a DJI Phantom 4 Pro and a Mavic Pro.  He encountered some unusually strong winds during his time there, which makes the resulting video all the more impressive.  Feast your eyes on these marvelous bird's eye views of America's 50th state! 

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Maui 4K

Majestic

Award winning contributor Majestic created this spectacular drone video of Maui, one of the most well known of the Hawaiian Islands.  Much less populated than Oahu, many believe that Maui represents the "true Hawaiian experience".  In this video, you will be treated to bird's eye views of Hokulea, Iao Valley and Iao Needle, Molokini Crater, Hana and its Waterfalls, Black Rock Beach, Nakalele Blowhole, Mushroom Shaped Rock, Rainbows, and more. 

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Pilot Madeleine in Hawaii 2017 - Oahu Drone Tour

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Contributor and drone pilot Ryzone has developed a large following by creating highly stylized drone videos of tropical locations, often by collaborating with human subjects to be part of the video.  In this video, he worked with Instagram star Pilot Madeline, who has several hundred thousands followers on the social media platform.  Together they created this stunning video, mostly shot with a drone, which combines human beauty and the beauty of the Hawaiian Islands. 

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Hawaii 4K - Every Breaking Wave

Majestic

Top contributor Majestic created this stunning aerial tour of the Hawaiian island of Oahu.  Using a DJI Phantom 4 drone, he was able to capture some of the most epic sights of this, the most populous of the Hawaiian Islands.  Prepare to be amazed by the bird's eye views of some of Oahu's most well known sights, including he North Shore, Lanikai Beach, Kailua, front and back side of Moku Nui Island, Sandy Beach, Halona Cove, Rabbit Island, and Makapu'u Beach and Lookout. 

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When the Mountains are Calling...

Hungaro Explorer

The Ko'olau Mountains sit on the eastern side of Oahu, the most populous island of Hawaii and the home of Honolulu, the state's principal city.  The highest peak in the mountains is about 1k meters (about 3k ft) above sea level, a figure more impressive when considering the short distance from the peak to the Pacific shore.  Contributor Hungaro used a drone to create this stunning aerial video of these spectacular mountains and the Pacific Coast against which they are set.  

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Kauai | Untouched Beauty

tomnoske

Get an aerial glimpse into the wild beauty of the northernmost Hawaiian island of Kauai.  A popular location for filming movies and TV shows, it is often referred to as the "Garden Island" due to its ancient rainforests that have grown thick with tropical plants and trees throughout time.  In this drone video from contributor tomnoske, you'll get a sense of Kauai's remoteness in contrast with the Aloha State's more well known and densely populated islands.  

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Hawaii: The Big Island and Kauai

thedronetrip

The eight islands comprising the American state of Hawaii offer a broad range of geography that includes volcanoes, mountains, beaches, waterfalls, and lush green landscapes, and each has its own unique lure to locals and guests.  Videographer TheDroneTrip felt the pull towards Kaua'i, known as the Garden Island, and the appropriately named Big Island, known for its Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, to make this incredible 4k video of the Aloha State.

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Tears of Pele

haussmannvisuals

Pele is the goddess of fire, volcanoes, and the creator of the Hawaiian Islands in Hawaiian religion. In this piece, haussmannvisuals captures the essence of Pele via the errupting Kilauea Volcano off the Big Island with his DJI Phantom 4 Pro and DJI Mavic Pro.  Like a true professional, he waited three years for this moment and made sure to fly in a legal fly zone.  His hard work paid off in this spectacular video, which was nominated for the Drone Video of the Week in late 2018.

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West Maui

iDrone Hawaii

Following the arc of the Hawaiian islands eastwards, Maui is the next to last island, before the island of Hawaii (also known as the Big Island).  Maui was the second Hawaiian island to develop a large tourism trade, following the lead of Oahu.  This stunning drone video from iDrone Aerials will show you why this island paradise in the Aloha State has became such a hit with travelers (and more recently, drone pilots) from around the world. 

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Hawaii by Drone (4k)

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Contributor TD Heyden used a DJI Mavic drone to put together this stunning aerial tour of the Hawaiian islands of Oahu and Maui, the two most popular destinations of the Aloha State.  The tour includes beautiful bird's eye footage of Hawaii's world-famous beaches, spectacular mountains, and the capital city of Honolulu which is situated on Oahu.  As you watch the video, you'll see the brilliant colors of this tropical paradise literally jump off the screen.

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Luckily, We Live in Oahu

Hungaro Explorer

Oahu is by far the largest of the Hawaiian Islands in population, and is also the location of the state's only major city, Honolulu.  While the island has become largely urbanized, contributor Hungaro shows us some of the less-populated parts of this Pacific Ocean island.  The video will serve to reminding you of how Hawaii came to get such a hold on the imagination of travelers from across the mainland United States and indeed from around the world.  

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Aerial Views of the Kalalau Trail Along the Na Pali Coast of Kauai

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Kauai is the westernmost of the main islands of the Hawaiian archipelago.  It has been developed more recently than Oahu and Maui, and its pristine scenery has made it a favored location for filming feature-length movies.  Hiking along the Kalalau Trail along the Na Pali Coast, contributor brianeastMedia treats us to a spectacular aerial view of this marvelous island, which is geologically the oldest of major islands in the Hawaiian archipelago.

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Hawaii, The Big Island

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Hawaii's Big Island is big - the easternmost island of the archipelago, which bears the name of the USA's 50th state, has roughly twice the land area of the rest of the islands, combined.  That means more beaches, rainforests, waterfalls, surfing, and everything else the Hawaiian islands have to offer.  Contributor Th3venture and his companion spent a week on this volcanic island with a DJI Phantom 4 and a GoPro, producing one BIG travel video.  

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Sailing in Kaneohe bay

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Kaneohe is the largest bay in the Hawaiian islands, sitting on the south shore of Oahu.  Because of the protection provided by the bay, it's become a major center of sailing, as well as other water sports activities.  In this video, contributor Skyhighhawaii uses a drone to create an unforgettable video of a catamaran sailing across the crystal waters of the bay.  The picture of the tilted craft sailing along the amazing light green sea is almost hypnotizing.

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Life is a Hyperlapse

jonasgutzat

Contributor Jonasgutzat is known for highly creative drone videos, both of his home state of Hawaii and other spots around the world to which he travels.  He is also quite skilled at advanced post-production editing techniques.  In this video, he combines spectacular drone footage of Hawaii with some amazing hyperlapse editing, creating a stunning visual feast of the Aloha State.  Viewer beware: his love of this magical island paradise is contagious.  

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Kahakuloa Head Maui

iDrone Hawaii

Kahakuloa Head sits in a relatively remote spot on the western side of the island of Maui in the Hawaiian Islands.  The road which runs through the area is extremely narrow, scaring off many would be visitors.  While these fears may be justified, contributor iDrone Hawaii makes a compelling visual case for taking the risk with this spectacular bird's eye view of this Pacific Ocean paradise, the second most populous island in America's 50th state.  

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Trekking The Spectacular East Oahu

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Hawaii is a hiker's paradise.  The islands of this Pacific archipelago are full of volcanic mountains and rock formations which are easily reachable by well-equipped walkers; in most cases no climbing equipment is required.  In this video, top contributor Ryzone brought a drone along for a hike in the mountains of eastern Oahu, the states's most populous island.  The video shows the hikers reaching the tops of some spectacular seaside rock hills and shoot some epic dronies.

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Shipwreck Beach Lanai

iDrone Hawaii

Lanai is the smallest of the publicly accessible Hawaiian Islands.  The location of the island creates strong winds and treacherous Pacific Ocean currents which have caused many shipwrecks over the years.  In this video, contributor iDrone Hawaii uses a DJI Phantom 4 drone to fly over a wreck off of Lanai's Shipwreck Beach, so called because of the number of wrecks which inhabit the sea bottom off the island's shores.

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Waimea Canyon by FPV

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Gab707 is one of the top first person view (FPV) pilots on earth.  He's participated in multiple seasons of the Drone Racing League, and his long-range FPV mountain surfing videos are the stuff of legend.  In this video, he tackles one of the world's most famous canyons: Waimea Canyon in Hawaii, sometimes known as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific.  Situated on the western side of the island of Kauai, the canyon has a maximum depth of about 900 meters, or around 3k ft. 

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The Garden Island

Dragonfly UA&Visuals

Of Hawaii's four main islands, Kauai is best known as the filming locations for movies and television shows.  With natural scenery that is the equal of anything on the islands, it has become a magnet for film and TV producers seeking tropical backdrops.  Dragonfly UA&Visuals used a DJI Mavic Pro and ground cameras to create this amazing aerial video of the island which was a shooting location for Jurassic World, Tropic Thunder, Hook, and many more feature films.

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Akaka Falls, Hawaii

Hawaii Aerial Visions

Of Hawaii's many waterfalls, there are just a couple which figures amongst the top 15-20 falls in the world.  One of them is Akaka Falls.  Situated in a state park of the same name on Hawaii's "Big Island", about midway down its northeastern coastline.  It's a plunge-type waterfall which drops the water of Kolekole stream 135 meters (just over 440 ft.) into a deep gorge.   You can check out these magnificent falls in this beautiful drone video by Hawaii Aerial Visions. 

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Winter Surf on Oahu Hawaii

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Christian Tinman, who hails from South Africa, has developed a reputation for being amongst the top aerial videographers of surfing around the world.  He has traveled to many of the world's top surfing beaches, using a drone to create bird's eye views of some of the best surfers on earth.  In this video, he captures the winter surfing scene on the north shore of Oahu, Hawaii.  Home of the famous back door and pipeline reef breaks, this is widely considered to be the world's top surfing location.  

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In this short but helpful video, you'll get a sense of how Hawaii's main city Honolulu is laid out. The video

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In this short but helpful video from contributor and drone pilot Christian Tinman, you'll get a sense of how Hawaii's main city Honolulu is laid out. The city is situated towards the eastern end of the southern coastline of Oahu, the state's most populous island.  Pearl Harbor lies just a short distance to the west, also on Mamala Bay.  Built-up Waikiki Beach area, which you'll see through much of the video, lies between downtown Honolulu and Diamond Head to the east.

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Made in Kauai

Tushevs Aerials

Tushevs Aerials brings us this stunning aerial tour of Kauai, the so-called "Garden Island" of Hawaii. Much less populated than Oahu or even Mauai, Kauai has become a go-to spot for movie  and TV makers around the world. Feature films shot here include some of the Jurassic Park and Pirates of the Caribbean series, among many others. Perhaps the most well known movie identified with Kauai is the 1981 blockbuster Raiders of the Lost Ark.   

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Hawaii By Air (4K) | Cinematic Mavic 2 Pro Drone Film

justindkauffman

Fly away to an island paradise with contributor justindkauffman, in his cinematic drone masterpiece that captures all the best features of Hawaii.  Throughout this film, waterfalls pour over the sides of cliffs covered in blackened moss, rolling waves lap peaceful beaches, and mountain peaks jump out of the dense rainforests that cover the island.  See all the wonders of Hawaii from his magnificent Drone Video of the Week nominee!

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Droning America: Oahu, HI

Droning America

In this episode of Droning America, host Angie Avestruz heads to Oahu, Hawaii.  She teams up with top contributor and drone pilot Ryzone to film some of the sights and sounds of the island, the largest in the Aloha State.  Sit back and enjoy the bird's eye views of some of the most well known spots in this Pacific paradise.  Highlights include bird's eye views of Waimea Bay, Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, some of the island's top surfing spots, and much more.  

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