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Hawaiis diverse natural scenery, warm tropical climate, abundance of public beaches, oceanic surroundings, and active volcanoes make it a popular destination for tourists, (wind)surfers, biologists, and volcanologists alike. There are six major islands to visit in Hawaii: Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui, and Hawaii Island. You'll find each island has its own distinct personality and offers its own adventures, activities and sights. The fresh, floral air energizes you. The warm, tranquil waters refresh you. The breathtaking, natural beauty renews you. Look around. Theres no place on earth like Hawaii!  More information here and here.

Napili Bay, Maui - Hawaii

Beautiful sunset at Napili Bay on Maui - Hawaii.

Outrigger canoe, Honolulu - Hawaii

Relaxing time on the outrigger canoe at the Kahala Resort outside Honolulu, Oahu Hawaii

Napili Bay on Maui - Hawaii.

Breath taking sunset at Napili Bay on Maui - Hawaii.

Kilauea - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, USA

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, established in 1916. It encompasses two active volcanoes: Kilauea, one of the world's most active volcanoes, and Mauna Loa, the world's most massive subaerial volcano.

Waikiki beach, Honolulu - Hawaii

Outrigger canoe at the famous Waikiki beach in Honolulu, Oahu Hawaii.

Waikiki beach in Honolulu, Oahu - Hawaii

Waikiki beach in Honolulu is one of the best known beaches in the world! Waikiki was the favourite playground of Hawaiian royalty in the 19th century. These days, this 1.5 mile (2.4 km) stretch of white sand beach is the nucleus of Hawaii's tourist industry, packed full of high-rise hotels that promise to treat you like a king.

Waikiki beach in Honolulu, Oahu - Hawaii

Honolulu has a very moderate, tropical climate, with very little change of temperature throughout the year - the average high is 80-90F (27-32C) and the average low is 65-75F (19-24C) any time of the year. Water temperature averages 82F (27C) in the summer months and 77F (25C) in the winter months.

Catamaran at Waikiki beach, Honolulu - Hawaii

Waikiki Beach is by far the most famous in Hawaii. It forms the foreground of most postcard pictures, with Diamond Head in the background, and it is the first beach that comes to mind when most people think of Hawaii.

Hilton hawaiian hotel in Honolulu - Hawaii

The Hilton Hawaiian hotel in Honolulu is the largest hotel of the Hilton chain, with 3,386 rooms. It features the largest swimming pool in Waikiki, over twenty-two restaurants, exotic wildlife, and botanical gardens.

Rainbow at Waikiki beach, Honolulu - Hawaii

Waikiki was introduced to the world when its first hotel, the Moana Surfrider, was built on its shores in 1901. Today, Waikiki is Oahus main hotel and resort area and a vibrant gathering place for visitors from around the world.

Honolulu - Hawaii.

Honolulu - Hawaii.

Honolulu is the capital and largest city of the state of Hawaii. With Leahi (Diamond Head) as a backdrop (left in this picture) , the calm waters of Waikiki are perfect for a surfing lesson.

Sunset at Waikiki beach, Honolulu - Hawaii

Beautiful sunset at Waikiki beach.

Fireworks at Waikiki beach - Honolulu

Big Beach on Maui, Hawaii

Big Beach in Makena State Park on the island of Maui, Hawaii is a popular spot for sunbathing and bodyboarding by both tourists and locals. Big Beach is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) long and more than 100 feet (30 m) wide. The shore is fairly protected from wind.

Keawaula Beach on Oahu, Hawaii

Surfer on Keawaula Beach (Yokohama Bay) at Oahu, Hawaii.

Wailea beach on Maui, Hawaii

Lovely Wailea beach, just another amazing Sout Maui beach!

Napili Kai Beach Resort, Maui - Hawaii

Once you're at Napili Kai Beach Resort, the most difficult thing you'll have to do is leave!

Napili Bay at Maui, Hawaii

Big waves at Napili Bay at Maui, Hawaii.

Makua beach at Oahu, Hawaii

Whether the oceans's calm or pounding, this beach stands apart as one of the most beautiful on the island with clear blue waters.

Turtle bay resort at Oahu, Hawaii

Turtel bay at the north shore of Oahu.

Hana, Maui - Hawaii, USA

The Hana Highway has 620 narrow hairpin turns curves and 59 bridges. The road leads you through flourishing rainforests, flowing waterfalls, plunging pools and dramatic seascapes.

The Hana Highway at Maui, Hawaii

The Hana Highway has 620 narrow hairpin turns curves and 59 bridges. The road leads you through flourishing rainforests, flowing waterfalls, plunging pools and dramatic seascapes.

Hana, Maui - Hawaii, USA

The Hana Highway has 620 narrow hairpin turns curves and 59 bridges. The road leads you through flourishing rainforests, flowing waterfalls, plunging pools and dramatic seascapes.

Pond at Hana Higway, Maui - Hawaii

An idyllic Nahiku pond taht looks so perferct it can't possibel be real.

Black sand beach Hana, Hawaii

Waterfall at the Hana Highway on Maui, Hawaii

One of the many beautiful waterfalls at the Hana Highway.

Pipiwai Trail - Bamboo forest, Hana - Hawaii

The Pipiwai Trail is one of the best hikes on Maui. There are several great waterfalls along the route with the final destination fall being Waimoku Falls, falling 400-feet down a sheer lava rock wall shaped like a horse shoe.

Waimoku Falls, Hana - Hawaii

There are several great waterfalls along the Pipiwai Trail route with the final destination fall being Waimoku Falls, falling 400-feet down a sheer lava rock wall shaped like a horse shoe

Kahala - Honolulu, Oahu.

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Kahala - Honolulu, Oahu.

Kahala Hotel & Resort at Honolulu, Oahu.

The Kahala Hotel & Resort is a luxury resort, set on a white sand beach outside Honolulu. This legendary hideaway Hawaii resort is a favourite with presidents, international royalty and celebrities.

Waialae Beach Park, Oahu - Hawaii

Waialae Beach Park, Oahu - Hawaii

Kiting at Waialae beach.

Sea turtles, Hawaii

Sea turtles at Papailoa Beach in Oahu, Hawaii.

Sea turtle

Sea turtle at Papailoa Beach in Oahu, Hawaii.

Sunrise at Haleakala (3055m), Maui.

One of Mauis most memorable experiences is seeing the Haleakala sunrise or sunset from 10023 feet (3055m) above sea level. Its an early wake-up call, but the reward is well worth it. The colour of the sky and clouds before daybreak are stunning!

Sunrise at Haleakala (3055m), Maui

The colour of the sky and clouds before daybreak are stunning!

Sunrise at Haleakala (3055m), Maui

This is Hawaii but it gets very cold at the summit! (its about 30 colder than at sea level).

Napili Bay, Maui - Hawaii

Beautiful sunrise at Napili Bay.

Napili Bay, Maui - Hawaii

Napili Bay, Maui - Hawaii

Sunset at Napili Bay, Maui - Hawaii.

Kaanapali, Maui - Hawaii

Sunset at Kaanapali, Maui - Hawaii.

Kaanapali, Maui - Hawaii

Sunset at Kaanapali, Maui - Hawaii.

Napili Bay, Maui - Hawaii

It's a dream!

Black Rock Kaanapali, Maui - Hawaii

Sunset at Black Rock.

Ko Olina Lagoons, Oahu - Hawaii

Wedding photographing on the beach.

Napili Bay, Maui - Hawaii

Early morning at Napili Bay.

Napili Bay, Maui - Hawaii

What a stunning place!

Napili Kai Beach Resort, Maui - Hawaii

Once you're at Napili Kai Beach Resort, the most difficult thing you'll have to do is leave!

Napili Bay, Maui - Hawaii

Sunset at Napili Bay.

Napili Kai Beach Resort, Maui - Hawaii

Once you're at Napili Kai Beach Resort, the most difficult thing you'll have to do is leave!

Napili Kai Beach Resort, Maui - Hawaii

D.T. Fleming Beach Park, Maui - Hawaii

Ready for wedding at D.T. Fleming Beach Park.

Kapalua Bay, Maui - Hawaii

Grand Wailea, Maui - Hawaii

Grand Wailea, Maui - Hawaii

Ko Olina Lagoons, Oahu - Hawaii

Ko Olina Lagoons, Oahu - Hawaii

Kilauea - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, USA

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Kilauea, one of the world's most active volcanoes. For visitors, the park offers dramatic volcanic landscapes as well as glimpses of rare flora and fauna.

Kilauea - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, USA

This is the iki Crater. Kilauea is a currently active shield volcano. The volcano is between 300,000 and 600,000 years old and emerged above sea level about 100,000 years ago

Mauna Lani Bay Hotel, Hawaii

One of the most beautiful resorts in Kohala, the big island - Hawaii.

Mauna Lani Bay Hotel, Hawaii

One of the most beautiful resorts in Kohala, the big island - Hawaii.

Mauna Lani Bay Hotel, Hawaii

One of the most beautiful resorts in Kohala, the big island - Hawaii.

Four Seasons Resort, Hawaii

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka'upulehu, the big island Hawaii.

Anaeho'omalu Beach, Hawaii

Anaeho'omalu Beach, the big island - Hawaii.

Kulaniapia Falls, the Big Island Hawaii

Kulaniapia Falls at Hilo, the Big Island Hawaii.

Rainbow Falls, the Big Island Hawaii

Rainbow Falls at Hilo, the Big Island Hawaii.

Waipio Valley Lookout, the Big Island Hawaii

Waipio Valley Lookout, the Big Island Hawaii.

Sunset at the big island Hawaii

Sunset at Hilton Waikoloa Village, the big island Hawaii.

Nakalele Blowhole, Maui - Hawaii

One of the more spectacular sights in West Maui.

Nakalele, Maui - Hawaii

Oahu, Hawaii

 

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