Hawaii: Leaving for the Paradise
One of the recent entrants among the 50 US states, Hawaii is known as the tourism hub of the world. The only state to be made up of islands, Hawaii projects the true beauty of Polynesia and the central Pacific Ocean in its own way. With an array of natural scenery, pristine beaches and tropical climate, the Hawaiian group of islands is one of the most visited places by honeymooners, tourists, backpackers, sports and nature lovers.
Location and Orientation:
It is situated 3,200 kilometers southwest of the North American mainland. The tallest mountain is the Mauna Kea and has eight island conglomerates which include Hawaii, Oahu, Maui, Kahoolawe, Lanai, Molokai, Kauai and Niihau along with others. Although falling under the tropical climate belt, the temperatures here are less extreme and the humidity low. Winter temperatures are restricted to 28oC and summers are as high as 31oC. Broadly, the seasons on the Hawaiian Islands can be broadly distinguished as dry season (that ranges from May to October) and the wet season (ranging from October to April).
The Island has many surprises in store for you, if you are visiting it for the first time and if you have already experienced it, you might be coming back for more. Hawaii is not only about beautiful beaches and pristine scenery; it’s also about the people here, their lifestyle and culture. The history and the culture is as colorful and rich as the people here. Explore the landmarks, the historical sites and you would know what we mean when we say ‘Hawaii is colorful’.
From the dramatic cliff of the Napali coast on Kauai to the vibrant and enigmatic shores of the Waikiki beach in Oahu, the island would not disappoint you, if you are looking for adventure, rejuvenation, and history and nature altogether. Some of the best things to do include: Snorkeling, Hiking, Para-gliding, Surfing, Skiing and Kayaking.
If you have come here to have fun and relax, you can chill out at the beach sun-bathing or swimming. Visit the local areas to get the local flavor, shop and try out some of the best local cuisines at the local hangouts. Some of the best places to visit include:
Honolulu Botanical Gardens
Once acquainted with the Flora and the Fauna, you can get introduced to the history and the culture of the country by visiting the museums Oahu. Some of them are:
Honolulu Museum of Art – Spalding House
Hawaii State Art Museum (HISAM)
Honolulu Museum of Art
Mission Houses Museum
Queen Emma Summer Palace
Hawaii Plantation Village
So, what are you waiting for, book a room in one of the innumerable vacation rentals in Hawaii and enjoy the Hawaiian sea.