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Diamond Head featuring mountains and general coastal views

Many people give America’s 50th state the nickname Paradise and it doesn’t take long on these spectacular volcanic islands to realize that the moniker is well earned.

Travel to the Hawaiian Islands to enjoy white sand beaches, view volcanic lava flow, appreciate culture and tradition and relax in warm tropical settings. You’ll find history, adventure and island friendship.

Visit Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on Hawaii (Big Island) with smoke rising and lava flowing from the state’s active volcanoes, Maunaloa and Kilauea. Walk on the 150-mile (241-kilometer) trail to observe the destruction and rebirth that follows the lava cooling. Go to the Kalapana viewing area where you can see remains of a town overrun by volcanic flow. Here hot lava meets cold ocean waters with striking results.

On Oahu, drive to the top of Leahi (Diamond Head) and explore the remnants of World War II military bunkers and tunnels. Gaze at stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. The main city of Honolulu offers high-rise accommodations, glorious beach resorts, luxury-brand shopping, a lively Chinatown and exciting nightlife.

In Waikiki visit historic sites commemorating the 1941 invasion of Pearl Harbor, which sank dozens of ships, killed many Americans, and triggered U.S. engagement in World War II. Take the boat tour to the memorial for the USS Arizona, permanently resting under the harbor waters.

On Kauai, shop in Lihue for local clothing, handicrafts and artwork. Travel north to Kilawea’s lighthouse to watch for whales and listen to seabirds keening. At Princeville have a drink, play golf at the spectacular resort or snorkel amid the coral of Anini Beach where sea turtles and rays may glide along next to you. Drive up Waimea Canyon or hike along the Na Poli coast.

Book a table for a traditional luau with poi, roasted pig and island punch. Drink the Kona coffee. Visit a pineapple or coffee plantation. Watch a hula performance and take a lesson to learn how natives communicate using the fluid body movements of this Polynesian dance. Look for the colorful state fish, the humuhumunukunukuapua’a, easy to say if you remember that every vowel is pronounced in the Hawaiian language.

Popular cities in Hawaii

Honolulu which includes tropical scenes, general coastal views and a city
Honolulu
Known for Beach View, Shopping and Tour
At the heart of Hawaii is the true island paradise of Honolulu. Say ‘aloha’, surf the waves, enjoy Waikiki’s famous beach, climb a volcano and visit Pearl Harbor.

Reasons to visit

  • Honolulu Harbor
  • Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve
  • Honolulu Zoo
Lahaina featuring a coastal town, a pebble beach and a beach
Lahaina
Known for Beach View, Seafood and Shopping

The former capital of Hawaii was once the heart of the global whaling trade. Today, it’s a popular beach city and starting point for whale-watching tours.

Reasons to visit

  • Lahaina Harbor
  • Kapalua Beach
  • Maui Sandy Beach
Kailua-Kona featuring a sunset, a pebble beach and general coastal views
Kailua-Kona
Known for Seafood, Beach View and Shopping
“E komo mai Kona!” That means “Welcome to Kona!” in the native Hawaiian language, and you’ll hear it a lot when you escape to this fabulous tropical rock in the Pacific Ocean. Where is Kona, anyway? It’s on the eastern side of the island of Hawaii, and it’s a perfect destination for your next trip. Why? Because Kona holidays will get you lei’d the second you walk off the plane.

Reasons to visit

  • Kahalu'u Beach Park
  • Kua Bay
  • Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park
Kihei
Kihei
Known for Beach View, Seafood and Relaxing
With charm and a beautiful shoreline, this Maui town is filled with fun and unusual attractions worth a daytrip or a lengthy stay.

Reasons to visit

  • Wailea Beach
  • Kamaole Beach Park 3
  • Makena State Park Beach
Garden of Eden Arboretum which includes general coastal views and rocky coastline
Hana
Known for Relaxing, Beach View and Romantic

Reasons to visit

  • Haleakala National Park
  • Waianapanapa State Park
  • Red Sand Beach
Hilo featuring a cascade and a park
Hilo
Known for Seafood, Beach View and Family-friendly
Marvel at the wonders of the natural world and discover traditional Hawaiian cultures, America’s colonial past and modern science all in one place.

Reasons to visit

  • Rainbow Falls
  • Liliuokalani Park and Gardens