Hawaii's diverse natural scenery, warm tropical climate, abundance of public beaches, oceanic surroundings, and active volcanoes make it a popular destination for tourists, surfers, biologists, and volcanologists alike. Due to its mid-Pacific location, Hawaii has many North American and Asian influences along with its own vibrant native culture. Hawaii has over a million permanent residents along with many visitors and U.S. military personnel. Its capital is Honolulu on the island of O'ahu.

Hawaii's climate is typical for the tropics, although temperatures and humidity tend to be a bit less extreme due to near-constant trade winds from the east. Summer highs are usually in the upper 80s °F, (around 31 °C) during the day and mid 70s, (around 24 °C) at night. Winter day temperatures are usually in the low to mid 80s, (around 28 °C) and (at low elevation) seldom dipping below the mid 60s (18 °C) at night. Snow, not usually associated with the tropics, falls at 4,205 metres (13,796 ft) on Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa on the Big Island in some winter months. Snow rarely falls on Haleakala. Mount Wai?ale?ale, on Kaua?i, has the second highest average annual rainfall on Earth, about 460 inches (11,684.0 mm). Most of Hawaii has only two seasons: the dry season from May to October, and the wet season from October to April.

Hawaii is one of four states, besides the original thirteen, that were independent prior to becoming part of the United States

The Kingdom of Hawaii was sovereign from 1810 until 1893 when the monarchy was overthrown by resident American (and some European) businessmen. It was an independent republic from 1894 until 1898, when it was annexed by the United States as a territory, becoming a state in 1959.

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Cruises

Tours

  • 7 Day Two Islander 2018

    From $2,795.00 (USD)

    Leave home for Honolulu, Oahu - one of the single most dreamed-of vacation spots in the world. Waikiki Beach! Three nights to enjoy all the wonders of Oahu, including your hotel, Hyatt Regency Waikiki, fronting the ocean. There's so much to see...

  • 4 Day Big Island Extension 2018

    From $1,195.00 (USD)

    The "Big Island" is larger than all of the other Hawaiian Islands combined! There's so much to see..

  • Luxurious Hawaiian Escape with Kauai (Summer 2018)

    From $6,675.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Luxury GoldBrochure Type: Luxury Gold USA, Canada & South America 2018Hawaii's traditional greeting, Aloha, signifies love and compassion for others and nature.

  • Luxurious Hawaiian Escape (Summer 2018)

    From $5,395.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Luxury GoldBrochure Type: Luxury Gold USA, Canada & South America 2018Hawaii's traditional greeting, Aloha, signifies love and compassion for others and nature.

  • 10 Day Three Islander 2018

    From $3,995.00 (USD)

    Leave home for Honolulu, Oahu - one of the single most dreamed-of vacation spots in the world. Waikiki Beach! Three nights to enjoy all the wonders of Oahu, including your hotel, Hyatt Regency Waikiki, fronting the ocean. There's so much to see...

  • USA and Canada 2018: Hawaiian Explorer Premier Summer 2018

    From $3,125.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2018The highlights of Hawaii-trendy Waikiki, World War II history revealed at Pearl Harbor and live volcanic action at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park-are yours to discover on this island ho...

  • USA and Canada 2018: Hawaiian Discovery Moderate Summer 2018

    From $3,425.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2018Hawaii's spectacular natural splendours-the backdrop for Hollywood Blockbusters-take centre stage on this authentic encounter with active volcanoes, a tropical paradise and underwater wonde...

  • USA and Canada 2018: Hawaii Four Island Adventure First Class Summer 2018

    From $4,195.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2018Modern American lifestyle meets Polynesian seafaring tradition on this epic adventure across Hawaii's picture-perfect islands where you'll discover Pele's volcanic landscapes, tales of Worl...

  • USA and Canada 2018: Hawaiian Explorer First Class Summer 2018

    From $2,895.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2018The highlights of Hawaii-trendy Waikiki, World War II history revealed at Pearl Harbor and live volcanic action at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park-are yours to discover on this island ho...

  • GLOBUS 2018: Best of the Hawaiian Islands (EW)

    From $3,279.00 (USD)

    Whether you're looking to renew your spirit, explore historic sights, or experience breathtaking natural beauty, this Hawaii tour is sure to delight.

Packages

  • The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort

    From $632.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Waikiki
    Historic. Kids 17 & younger stay FREE. Ask about Honeymoon amenities.

  • Wailea Beach Resort - Marriott, Maui

    From $1,140.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Wailea
    Garden View. $100 Off per booking. Kids 17 & younger stay FREE. Complimentary connecting rooms upon request. Ask about Honeymoon amenities.

  • Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa

    From $1,303.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Poipu
    One King Bed. Ask about Honeymoon amenities. FREE Wi-Fi. Kids 18 & younger stay FREE.

  • Kaanapali Alii

    From $1,220.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Kaanapali
    One Bedroom Garden View. Complimentary parking. No resort fees.

  • Castle Molokai Shores

    From $857.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Molokai
    One Bedroom Ocean View. FREE parking. Kids 17 & younger stay FREE.

  • The Westin Maui Resort & Spa

    From $629.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Kaanapali
    Mountain View. Kids 17 & younger stay FREE. Ask about Honeymoon amenities.

  • Montage Kapalua Bay

    From $1,849.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Kahana
    One Bedroom Garden View. Includes breakfast. Ask about Honeymoon amenities. Kids 12 & younger stay FREE.

  • OHANA Waikiki Malia

    From $636.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Waikiki
    Waikiki View Double. $100 Off per booking. Kids 17 & younger stay FREE.

  • Four Seasons Resort Lana'i

    From $1,798.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Lanai
    Garden View. Complimentary Pilialoha's children's program. FREE parking. Kids 18 & younger stay FREE.

  • The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach

    From $1,288.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Waikiki
    Studio Ocean View. Ask about Honeymoon amenities. FREE Wi-Fi. Kids 17 & younger stay FREE.

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Tours

  • 4 Day Big Island Extension 2018

    From $1,195.00 (USD)

    The "Big Island" is larger than all of the other Hawaiian Islands combined! There's so much to see..


  • 10 Day Three Islander 2018

    From $3,995.00 (USD)

    Leave home for Honolulu, Oahu - one of the single most dreamed-of vacation spots in the world. Waikiki Beach! Three nights to enjoy all the wonders of Oahu, including your hotel, Hyatt Regency Waikiki, fronting the ocean. There's so much to see...

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