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Hawaii is the 50th state in the USA, and the last one to join in 1959. Hawaii is the most remote location in the world. Located in the Pacific Ocean 2,285 miles from California. Hawaii is composed of six major islands.
Oahu is the most popular destination for travelers as it contains Honolulu, but Maui, Kauai and Big Island are popular destinations too with Molokai and Lanai gaining popularity. The main activity of most travelers is to head to one of the many sandy beaches to enjoy sunbathing, surfing, fishing, and yachting. But there is so much more to see and do all over each island as they are all unique. So get a car and head out to see for yourselves what all the islands have to show you.
Here are the islands to visit in Hawaii listed here from largest to smallest:
- Hawaii: Hawaii is also known as the Big Island for obvious reasons. There is much to see here. You can also walk across volcanic plains to watch the volcanoes spew lava and steam into the ocean at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Stargazing is also a must on this island as the world's largest telescopes are atop Mauna Kea. This Island is for those looking for adventure so if you like to run, hike or bike this island is for you. No nightclubs really on this island or much shopping so it is a must for those who love the great outdoors and learning about the Hawaiian culture.
- Maui: This is the second largest island in Hawaii and a favorite, as it’s not as busy as Oahu. Here you can enjoy charming towns, golf at championship golf courses and stay at luxury class resorts. This island lends itself to those seeking romance with a hint of adventure. You can walk through the town of Lahaina which used to be a whaling village and browse the shops and eat at some amazing restaurants. Then there is the little town of Kihei where you can walk some of the best beaches and be apart of the thriving community with its farmers markets and one of a kind shops.
- Oahu: Oahu known as “The Heart of Hawaii and the third largest of the islands. It is also the most densely populated island. Honolulu is a large city which reflects an Urban vibe and small town quaintness. The main international airport is located here, along with Pearl Harbor, the Waikiki Aquarium, and the Polynesian Cultural Center. Luaus are also a must and there are two main ones located on the west side of the island. One is Paradise Cove and the other is Germaine's Luau. There are also plenty of opportunities to visit the beach, go snorkeling, diving, surfing and shopping is a huge on Oahu as all the major designer stores can be found in Waikiki or Ala Moana Center . Oahu is also a foodies
There is much to see in Hawaii, and most travelers like to plan on visiting at least two islands during their trip. There are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities to enjoy during your stay.