About Hawaii

An Overview of the Hawaiian Islands

There are Six Hawaiian Islands. Here is a quick look at them as well as what fundamental meanings in English.

Oahu or The Gathering Place

This is the island where all the action happens. There is more than plenty to do Fivehundred-ninety seven square miles of fishing, snorkeling, nightlife and rides and adventures for the kids including canoeing, hikes and sandcastle building. No matter what you want to do, it seems to be available on Oahu. Don’t be shy!

Maui or The Valley Isle

This is the sleepy island. You can just kick and forget about the rest of the world, the rest of the islands even. If you are going to Hawaii for rest and peaceful relaxation, then Maui is the place to go. There are 727 square miles of sugar canes, fruit and spa treatments.

Kauai or The Garden Isle

Want a picture postcard to send to the unlucky folks left back home? Go to Kauai. Waterfalls cascades and great mountains tower overhead. This island is 552 square miles of rain forests and back bike roads. Lush tall tropical plants that are literally breathtaking. There are beaches galore. Kauai is the Hawaiian island of your dreams.

Hawaii or The Big Island

The Big Island is the traditional one to visit on first arrival. Though it has its own unique flavor, one would not be wrong in declaring it a consensus of all the other islands. You get a touch of all of Hawaii here within its 4028 square miles. You can’t go wrong. Check out the famous volcanoes of Mauna Loa if you dare.

Lanai or The Secluded Isle

Small and charming, Lanai is just 140 square miles of tropical intimacy. Also, known as the Pineapple Island, when you are here you can truly feel like you are the only person in the world or the only two people in the world. Lanai, with its scenic views, is perfect for couples who are looking for isolation and room enough just for them.

Molokai or Hawaiian by Nature or The Friendly Isle

Isn’t it nice to think of visiting a place known as friendly? Molokai is like a neighborhood. People often get together to do the simple day to day things of life for their real lives and you are invited. Don’t be surprised if you end up fishing with a neighbor that you just met and wind up the day sitting with them around a small fire eating that very same fish. Molokai is like a 260 square mile ranch or homestead. The kids will enjoy running around free and wild over the open land.

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