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Sightseeing in Hawaii Islands - what to see. Complete travel guide

Enjoy the moment! Hawaiian archipelago consists of 162 scenic islands, but only seven of which are currently man mastered. Amazing archipelago with unique attractions and charming nature has long attracted tourists, especially fans of beach leisure and ecotourism. All islands of archipelago offer unique landscape; each of them can boast some interesting sites.
Hawaii is not only surfing, warm sea and endless summer. Babies, teenagers, active children and quiet kids who love to visit museums won’t be bored here. Be sure to visit the Honolulu … Open
Hawaii Island is the largest island of the archipelago. This is where the main natural attraction, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, is situated. Mauna Loa volcano found on its territory is still active. Plants growing in the national park are truly unique; during the tour, visitors can see incredibly amazing volcanic formations, giant ferns and exotic tropical flowers. Vacationers would find an open museum exposition devoted to volcanoes; every day there are free broadcasts of fiction movies in the museum.
Another important symbol of the Big Island is scenic Akaka waterfall, whose height is 128 meters. Those who wish to see historical monuments of the main island of the archipelago have to visit Waipio Valley. There is a historic Parker Ranch, which is now converted into an interesting historical museum. Strolling along the eastern coast of the island, you can see the famous Captain Cook Monument . According to the legend, the famous explorer has given his life there in 1779. The town of Kailua-Kona can boast one of the most interesting landmarks, the ancient Hulihee Palace. Its construction has been completed in 1838. It has originally belonged to Governor John Kuakini, and after a long time it was being the main residence of the royal family. Copyright
While being on holidays in Hawaii, be sure to try local cuisine. Don’t think that if the archipelago is a part of the United States, it has American food. Local cooks know how to cook … Open
Beyond the Big Island, there are also lots of interesting places to explore. The picturesque island of Oahu is home to the capital of the archipelago, Honolulu city, which is famous for its museums and cultural centers. Guests of the island are recommended to visit Paradise Cove Luau; its exposure is devoted to the culture of the indigenous population. You can see a lot of interesting architectural structures and religious monuments in the Valley of the Temples, the most beautiful among them is Bedo Temple.
The island of Maui has the lovely old town of Lahaina; walk there will turn into an unforgettable excursion. In addition to many historical sites, Maui also has unique natural attractions, including Haleakala National Park. Here you can see the largest extinct volcano on the planet, Haleakala, whose height is 3,055 meters.
An interesting feature of the mentality of Hawaiians is that they do not feel the passage of time. Perhaps, the reason is that there is almost no change of seasons in the archipelago at all, … Open
Fans of excursions should definitely visit the smallest inhabited island of the archipelago, Lanai. Here is the beautiful Garden of the Gods. That’s a unique geological area with interesting natural formations. Garden of the Gods is a small part of island’s canyon; landscape in these places is simply amazing. The old village of Kaunolu, which is currently uninhabited, has managed to survive on the island. There you can see a lot of amazing old buildings and interesting rock paintings being several hundred years old.
Starry Night at the Waikoloa Beach, Hawaii Island, Hawaii The Hawaii Islands are internationally famous as an ideal destination for beach recreation. There are beautiful wild beaches that have managed to keep their original beauty and modern well-equipped beaches that usually belong to luxurious hotels. When it comes to describing wild beaches, it is important to mention Makalawena or Hapuna Beach. These are gorgeous places with soft sand and lush tropical flora that grows near the coast. There are exotic beaches with black volcanic sand on the islands. If you want to relax on one of them, consider visiting Kehena Beach or Punaluʻu Beach. There are even more exotic coastal areas – on the Hawaii Islands, travelers can find beaches with unusual green sand.
The best way to begin to explore the history and culture of the Hawaiian Islands is to visit the Bishop Museum. This institution was established more than a century ago, in 1889, to preserve … Open
Hawaii is also famous as the location of some of the most luxurious hotels in the world. The majority of them were built in marvelously beautiful places. Besides classical guest rooms, many hotels offer elegant villas and beach bungalows, some of which were built on piles directly above the water. These bungalows are particularly popular with romantic couples as this way they can spend their vacation in a peaceful and trouble-free atmosphere away from others. All hotels are built in a special way so that guests would feel united with nature.
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National and city parks around Hawaii Islands
♥   World Heritage Site 'Hawaii Volcanoes National Park' , 38.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Historical Park 'Pu’uhonua o Honaunau' , 56.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Historical Park 'Kaloko-Honokohau' , 57.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Haleakala' , 132.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Hawaii Islands from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Panalu Black Beach

From the series “Top 15 Most Romantic Beaches on Earth”
Most tourists visit the beach during turtles’ breeding season, to observe how the newly hatched individuals go to sea. Travellers who decide to visit one of the most exotic beaches of the Hawaiian Islands, should remember that in the daytime black sand is always very hot, so they should always take good shoes with them. While walking along the beach one should remember one more important rule - to approach close to palm trees and, moreover, to rest in their shade is unsafe because of falling coconuts. … Read further


From the series “The Most Active Volcanoes in the World”
During current eruption, lava flows have destroyed more than a hundred houses of local residents. They rebuilt their homes in short time at places, where there have bbeen raging lava flows only a few months ago; the locals have long been accustomed to live in atmosphere of constant danger. They build their homes on high stilts, so they can be quickly moved to safe location in case of another eruption. Many amazing legends are associated with this dangerous volcano. Locals consider it to be home to goddess called Pele. … Read further
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New Year events in Thailand are likely to bring more people this year because everyone is tired of lockdowns and craving normal life. Many tourists, who book hotels in Pattaya, Krabi, or Phuket for the holiday season, also want to participate. As champagne has become an essential drink for New Year celebrations, the question regarding alcohol consumption comes to mind. The government allowed serving alcoholic drinks during the New Year countdown but only open-air cafes and restaurants with good ventilation will be permitted to do this until 1 am on 1 January 2022. This rule is nationwide. Read this


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