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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  • Hawaiian Adventure

    From $3,699.00 (USD)

    Let the spirit of 'Aloha' be your guide on this leisurely three-island tour of Hawaii featuring 3-night stays each in Oahu, Kauai and Maui. Enjoy your luxurious beachfront hotel in Waikiki. 'Remember Pearl Harbor' and visit the USS Arizona Memorial.

  • 2017: Hawaiian Islands (8140)

    From $2,299.00 (USD)

    Discover the tropical beauty of Hawaii during this magnificent vacation, and enjoy pure tropical bliss as you island hop from Oahu to Hawaii and Kauai to Maui.

  • Best of Hawaii First Class 2017

    From $3,495.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2017Dramatic scenery is just one of the highlights on this Hawaiian trip, that takes in the best of vibrant Waikiki, exotic Kailua-Kona and stunning Kaanapali Beach.

  • Hawaiian Discovery First Class 2017

    From $3,775.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2017Awe-inspiring volcanoes, royal beaches and the Waimea Canyon mark your progress, on this laid-back journey of discovery of Oahu, Hawaii, Maui and Kauai.You'll enjoy Insider moments like...

  • GLOBUS 2017: Grand Hawaii Vacation (EK)

    From $4,069.00 (USD)

    Whether you're snorkeling in Hawaii's tranquil waters, admiring the spectacular beauty of Kauai, or just relaxing on the warm sands of Waikiki Beach, no one brings out Hawaii's best like Globus.

  • Hawaii Four Island Adventure First Class 2017

    From $4,275.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2017History, culture and incredible natural beauty-four of Hawaii's most dazzling islands are revealed, in a 13 day adventure that ranges from iconic Honolulu to the natural wonders of Kauai.

  • Best of Hawaii Premier 2017

    From $3,795.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2017Dramatic scenery is just one of the highlights on this Hawaiian trip, that takes in the best of vibrant Waikiki, exotic Kailua-Kona and stunning Kaanapali Beach.

  • GLOBUS 2017: Cruising Hawaii's Paradise with Sheraton Waikiki (ENO)

    From $2,599.00 (USD)

    Sail through the breathtaking scenery of the Hawaiian Islands on this magical vacation. The highlight of this Hawaii cruise tour is a 7-night cruise around the Hawaiian Islands aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Pride of America.

  • Hawaii Four Island Adventure Premier 2017

    From $4,625.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2017History, culture and incredible natural beauty-four of Hawaii's most dazzling islands are revealed, in a 13 day adventure that ranges from iconic Honolulu to the natural wonders of Kauai.

  • Hawaiian Explorer Moderate 2017

    From $2,795.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2017See the soft sands of Waikiki Beach recede to tropical forests and the world's largest volcano, Mauna Loa, on this relaxed exploration of Oahu, Hawaii and Maui.

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  • Hawaiian Adventure

    From $3,699.00 (USD)

    Let the spirit of 'Aloha' be your guide on this leisurely three-island tour of Hawaii featuring 3-night stays each in Oahu, Kauai and Maui. Enjoy your luxurious beachfront hotel in Waikiki. 'Remember Pearl Harbor' and visit the USS Arizona Memorial.


  • Best of Hawaii Premier 2017

    From $3,795.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2017Dramatic scenery is just one of the highlights on this Hawaiian trip, that takes in the best of vibrant Waikiki, exotic Kailua-Kona and stunning Kaanapali Beach.

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