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Hawaii Travel Guide

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Want to learn more about Hawaii? Read our in-depth articles on a variety of topics.

Best Beaches in Hawaii

No one ever gets as much beach time in Hawaii as they planned to, it seems, but it's a problem of time, not beaches. Beaches of every size,...

Traditional Hawaiian Souvenirs

Traveling to Hawaii is as close as an American can get to visiting another country while staying within the United States. There's much to learn...

Kids and Families in Hawaii

With dozens of adventures, discoveries, and fun-filled beach days, Hawaii is a blast with kids. Even better, the things to do here do not appeal...

Best Outdoor Adventures in Hawaii

In a place surrounded by the ocean, water sports like surfing, snorkeling, and scuba diving abound. Hawaii has it all—and more. But that's just...

Top Scenic Spots in Hawaii

Every Hawaiian island has spectacular scenery; from any angle, panoramic Pacific vistas span the sky, the sea, and the land. Yet each island...

Cruising the Hawaiian Islands

Cruising has become popular in Hawaii. Cruises are a comparatively inexpensive way to see all of Hawaii, and you’ll save travel time by not...

Weddings and Honeymoons in Hawaii

There's no question that Hawaii is one of the country's foremost honeymoon destinations. Romance is in the air here, and the white, sandy beaches...

Ultimate Hawaiian Indulgences

Many indulgences in Hawaii don't require reservations, appointments, or making a serious dent in your credit card. They can be as simple as...

Best Farmers' Markets in Hawaii

Oahu Although there are exceptions, the People's Open Market dominates farmers' markets on Oahu. Others include the Saturday Farmers' Market...

Top 10 Hawaiian Foods to Try

Food in Hawaii is a reflection of the state's diverse cultural makeup and tropical location. Fresh seafood, organic fruits and vegetables, free...

The Hawaiian Islands

Oahu. The state's capital, Honolulu, is on Oahu; this is the center of Hawaii's economy and by far the most populated island in the chain—976...

Top Attractions in Hawaii

Hit the Road to Hana on Maui Spectacular views of waterfalls, lush forests, and the sparkling ocean are part of the pleasure of the twisting...

Hawaii Today

Hawaiian culture and tradition here have experienced a renaissance over the last few decades. There's a real effort to revive traditions and...

Which Island in Hawaii Should You Visit?

You've decided to go to Hawaii, but should you stay put and relax on one island or try sampling more than one? If all you have is a week, it...

Hawaiian People and Their Culture

By 2013, Hawaii's population was more than 1.3 million with the majority of residents living on Oahu. Ten percent are Hawaiian or other Pacific...

Sustainability in Hawaii

Sustainability —it's a word rolling off everyone's tongues these days. In a place known as the most remote island chain in the world (check...

The History of Hawaii

Hawaiian history is long and complex; a brief survey can put into context the ongoing renaissance of native arts and culture. The Polynesians...

Top Reasons to Go to Hawaii

Beaches: Every island claims its share of postcard-perfect strands. Resorts: Spas, pools, lavish gardens, and golf courses make relaxing...

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