Islands of Hawaii
The magical islands of Hawaii are perfect for island-hopping
Swim in crystal clear waters and snorkel along colorful reefs. Enjoy breathtaking sunsets and explore pristine rain forests. Bask on sun-drenched beaches or indulge in multiple water sports.
Featured Hawaiian Islands
Oahu is the heartbeat of Hawaii and the most visited of all the Hawaiian Islands. In fact, there are more restaurants, shops, and nightlife on Oahu than on all the other Hawaiian Islands combined. Enjoy an abundance of water sports and beach activities.
Play a round of golf. Visit historic sites. Stroll Honolulu‘s the glamorous Waikiki Beach – a magnet for honeymooners and vacationers from around the world. Or hike majestic Diamond Head for panoramic views of Waikiki.
For hopeless romantics, Maui is perfect with its spectacular sunsets, fabulous beaches, lush rain forests laced with waterfalls, awesome Haleakala crater, whale watching, and some of the best golf courses in the world.
The drive on the road to Hana is widely considered to be the most scenic in Hawaii. Stroll along the Ka’anapali beach past hotels and shopping areas. Wander the quaint shopping area of Lahaina with its colorful boutiques, galleries, and restaurants. Or watch humpback whales as they breach and dive back into the Pacific Ocean during their winter migration December through April.
Big Island of Hawaii
The Big Island of Hawaii is the largest island in the Hawaiian chain and home to Kilauea, one of world’s most active volcanoes. Nearly as large as all the other Hawaiian islands combined, the Big Island stretches from snow-covered mountains to black-sand beaches, vivid orchid fields to rain forests.
Big Island Activities
Activities abound. Scuba dive with manta rays. Hike along an active volcano. Golf at one of the stunning courses dotting the island. Visit the Nani Mau (forever beautiful) botanical gardens near Hilo and enjoy wine-tasting at America’s southernmost winery.
Kauai, the oldest of the Hawaiian Islands, is a favorite of honeymooners and others who relish the quiet life. The skyline is dominated by swaying palms, majestic mountains, winding rivers, spectacular cascading waterfalls, and vibrant flowers.
Ride the Kauai Plantation Railway. Hike down to the 100-year-old Kilauea Lighthouse. Visit the real-life Kauai “movie sets” where hits such as Jurassic Park, South Pacific, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Avatar were filmed.