The Best Places to Visit in Hawaii Video Guide
The state of Hawaii consists of eight main islands: Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe and the Big Island of Hawaii.
Furthermore Hawaii is the most isolated population center and island chain found anywhere on the face of the earth. In fact the islands of Hawaii are 2,390 miles from California; 3,850 miles from Japan; 4,900 miles from China; and 5,280 miles from the Philippines islands. To say it is in the middle of nowhere is putting it mildly but nowhere can be an amazing place to be. Hawaii was first settled by the Polynesians roughly between 300-600AD.
Located in the central Pacific Ocean, it is to be found south west of the continental mainland United States. Hawaii is also one of the youngest geological island formations found anywhere in the world and Hawaii currently has a population count of just over 1 million people.
Hawaii is a place of astonishing natural beauty and incredible unique scenery. The island chain of Hawaii is 10 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT -10). There is no daylight saving in Hawaii.
Hawaii is actually a U.S state and carries the state’s nickname of “Aloha State’, this is because the word ‘Aloha’ is one of the most commonly used words in the Hawaiian Language. Accordingly depending on the context by which it is said, Aloha can mean ‘hello’, ‘welcome’, ‘love’, ‘best wishes’ or even ‘goodbye.’ Most frequently though it is used as a greeting.
Hawaii has two official state languages, English and Hawaiian, with the majority of residents speaking English which is the common language in use for business and commerce on the islands.
These Hawaiian videos showcase some of the must see places that any visitor to the island of Hawaii should ensure they visit across their trip or vacation to Hawaii.
Getting to Hawaii
Honolulu International Airport on Oahu is Hawaii’s major commercial airport, serving as the entry point for most of Hawaii’s tourists and visitors. All major domestic flight carriers and many international flight carriers serve Oahu. In most cases you will have to connect from mainland U.S via airports such as Miami.