The breathtaking islands of Hawaii rank among the most popular travel destinations in the world every year. The Hawaiian islands offer beauty and relaxation unlike anywhere else in the United States. From Hawaii’s many golf courses to beach resort destinations like Waikiki Beach, Hawaii is a go-to travel spot for travelers of all kinds.
Hawaii travelers overwhelmingly flock to the islands for vacation, and there is no shortage of activities for them to enjoy on the islands. And with private flights available, Hawaii travel has never been easier.
Hawaii is one of the most popular tourist destinations in America for both domestic and international travelers. Around 10 million tourists visit the islands each year, predominantly for leisure. The islands of Oahu and Maui are the most popular destinations for travelers, accounting for nearly 75% of all tourism to the islands, and the capital Honolulu is the state’s largest city.
Hawaii is a popular destination year-round but travels to the islands spikes in late summer. Hawaii’s climate is extremely consistent, with very little variation in the temperature from month to month. However, late summer tends to be the driest time of the year on the islands, making it the ideal time to visit.
Hawaii is an archipelago located more than 2000 miles off the coast of California, and nearly 4000 miles east of Japan. Ka Lae, on Hawaii’s Big Island, is the southernmost point of the 50 United States.
Not counting the millions of tourists, Hawaii is home to 1.42 million residents. Oahu has the highest population, with the Island of Hawaii as the second most populated island in the archipelago.
Hawaii has a total of eight airports. The largest airport on the islands is Honolulu International Airport (HNL). Just behind Honolulu in size is Kahului Airport in Maui and Kona International Airport. Smaller airports on the Hawaiian islands include Lihue Airport, Hilo International Airport, Hoolehua Airport, Lanai Airport, and Kapalua Airport. These eight airports are spread across six different Hawaiian islands. This means travelers who book a private flight to Hawaii can choose to land on the island that best suits their own travel preferences.
Most, if not all, of the most popular activities for Hawaii tourists, involve the outdoors and the islands’ majestic scenery. The island of Oahu offers travelers everything, from luxurious beach hotels around Waikiki Beach to golf courses and world-class dining experiences. On the outskirts of Honolulu, you may also take in the breathtaking sights of Diamond Head, a volcanic mountain that’s popular among outdoor enthusiasts. Visitors to Oahu can also pay their respects at the Pearl Harbor National Memorial.
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Honolulu Museum Of Art
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Sacred Falls Trail
Monalua Golf Course
The Contemporary Museum
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Pearl Harbor Historic Trail
Pearl Harbor National Wildlife Refuge
Honolulu Entrance Channel Range Front Light
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Honouliuli Contour Trail
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