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DESTINATION: HAWAII
NICKNAME: ALOHA STATE

It's easy to see why Hawaii has become synonymous with paradise.  Located in the central Pacific Ocean, it lies southwest of the continental United States.  Hawaii is the only state in made up entirely of islands and is home to one of the most active volcanoes, and the world's tallest sea mountain. Oahu has Hawaii’s biggest city and capital, Honolulu, home to crescent Waikiki Beach and Pearl Harbor's WWII memorials. 

Hawaii is made up of 8 major islands; Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui, Niihau, Kahoolawe and Hawaii Island. Honolulu is the capital of Hawaii and is located on Oahu island.  The 8 major and 124 minor islands that make up the state of Hawaii were formed by volcanic eruptions.

Best Places to Visit in Hawaii

Maui

The island has more than 30 beaches where you can relax, swim, snorkel, scuba, and paddle. You can explore the island’s heritage along the Lahaina Historic Trail, hike through the lush and beautiful Iao Valley State Park to see where historic battles took place.  Haleakala National Park  is one of the top Hawaii points of interest.

Hawaii Island

Hawaii Island (aka the Big Island) is the largest island.  Hawaii Volcanoes national park is where you can see an active volcano.  You can hike over 150 miles of trails through scalded deserts, craters, and rainforest and walk through a 500-year-old lava tube.  There are several heritage and historic sites you can tour, including Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park.

In Hawaii Volcanoes National Park you can see the Earth taking shape before your eyes as the world’s most active volcano, the Kïlauea Volcano, constantly produces lava flows.

Oahu

Oahu is the third largest of Hawaii’s main islands and is home to the capital Honolulu.  Honolulu is the largest city in Hawaii.  The city contains many historical landmarks, a vibrant arts scene, great shopping and nightlife and the famous Waikiki beach, where surfing was invented.

Lolani Palace in downtown Honolulu and the Hawaiian State Art Museum and several other historical sites are things to see in downtown Honolulu. You can learn all about the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II at the Pearl Harbor National Historic Landmark. 

Kauai

Kauai is known as the adventure capital.  You can enjoy fabulous scenic and snorkeling boat trips along the sea cliffs of the Na Pali Coast, where you have a great chance of encountering dolphins. 

Other adventures include tubing along the historical water channels of Lihue, zip-lining high above the Kauai rainforests, and off-road 4X4 adventures. You can also go hiking in the Kokee State Park or Waimea Canyon, sometimes referred to as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific, or take an aerial tour of the island with Blue Hawaiian Helicopters.