Hawaii, The Aloha State
One of the most beautiful states of the USA, Hawaii is comprise of an archipelago of the Hawaiian Islands in the central Pacific Oceans. The archipelago of Hawaiian Islands include the major eight islands of Nihau, Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, L?nai, Kahoolawe, Maui and the Island of Hawaii, and many islets.
Hawaii or HI was Recognized
As the 50th state of U.S. in Aug. 21, 1959. The name of the state of Hawaii possibly came from the native Hawaiian word “Owhyhee” meaning homeland. Honolulu is the capital and the largest city of the state. Hawaiian and English are the official languages of the state.
Situated 2500 miles from the mainland, the state of Hawaii has one of the most flourishing tourism industries in North America. Hawaiian economy is primarily based on Tourism. The Aloha state is sometimes addressed as “the paradise of the Pacific” because of its captivating natural beauty, sizzling sunny weather, emerald greenery & blithesome flowers, palm-fringed, coral beaches, and charming cloud-covered volcanic peaks rising to majestic heights. Hawaii, the location of the famous Baywatch series, offers numerous opportunities for surfing and various other water recreations.
The major attractions of hawaii include Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail, Haleakala National Park, Haleakala Wilderness, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii Volcanoes Wilderness, Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, Honolulu Engineer District Pacific Regional Visitor Center (PRVC), James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge, Kalaupapa National Historical Park, Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park, Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Kona Historical Society, Lyman Museum and Mission House, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve, Oahu Forest National Wildlife Refuge, Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, Pu`uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Puukohola Heiau National Historic Site, U S S Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor, Akaka Falls, Na Pali Coast, Satellite Image etc.
Hawaii is the perfect destination for beach, honeymoon, romantic, surfing and golf vacation. It attracts volumes of tourists from all parts of the Globe.
The islands of Hawaii receive abundant amounts of both sunshine and rain. Rain is more likely on the north and east sides of the islands, however, rain is less likely on the coastal areas of the “leeward” sides (the south and west sides) of the islands. Hurricane season in the islands runs from June to November.
Overall, Hawaii is warm and temperate, and air is soft and humid. A pleasant breeze blows in the summer months. There is usually no more than a 20-degree difference between daytime high and nighttime low temperatures. The peak tourist season runs from late December to January.
Traveling To Hawaii
Honolulu International Airport, the main aviation gateway to the Hawaiian Islands, receives most of the international flights, and the flights from all the major destinations the U.S. mainland. Direct service from the mainland is also available to Kahului on Maui, Kona on the Big Island, and Lihue on Kauai as well.
Norwegian Cruise Lines operates U.S.-flagged cruise ships between the Hawaiian islands.