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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Tours

  • Hawaiian Adventure

    From $3,849.00 (USD)

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

  • Hawaiian Discovery Premier Summer 2018

    From $3,950.00 (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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Best of Hawaii Premier Summer 2018

    From $3,750.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2018Develop an unforgettable connection with nature.

  • 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..

  • GLOBUS 2017: Cruising Hawaii's Paradise with Sheraton Princess Kaiulani (EN)

    From $2,489.00 (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.

  • GLOBUS 2018: Cruising Hawaii's Paradise with Sheraton Waikiki (ENO)

    From $2,489.00 (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.

  • 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...

Packages

  • Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa

    From $738.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Kaanapali
    Resort View. Best Offers from Marriott Hawaii! Kids 17 & younger stay FREE.

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Alana - Waikiki

    From $654.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Waikiki
    City Mountain View. Doubletree signature chocolate chip cookie upon arrival. Kids 17 & younger stay FREE.

  • Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa

    From $1,283.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Oahu
    Island Gardens View. Kids 17 & younger stay FREE.

  • Hilton Waikoloa Village

    From $788.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Kohala Coast
    Hale Ike Palace Tower Resort. Kids 18 & younger stay FREE.

  • Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

    From $729.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Hilo
    Standard. Kids 17 & younger stay FREE.

  • Royal Lahaina Resort

    From $826.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Maui
    Set along a half-mile stretch of Ka'anapali's most exclusive beach, golfers, active travelers and honeymooners will enjoy upscale accommodations amidst a welcoming Hawaiian ambiance.

  • Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel

    From $589.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Waikiki
    Standard. Kids 17 & younger stay FREE.

  • Courtyard by Marriott Maui Kahului Airport

    From $893.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Kahului
    Standard. Best Offers from Marriott Hawaii! Kids 17 & younger stay FREE.

  • Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui

    From $1,029.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Wailea
    Fairmont Mountain Side. Includes complimentary lei greeting and welcome drink upon arrival. Kids 18 & younger stay FREE.

  • The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort

    From $839.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Waikiki
    Historic. Best Offers from Marriott Hawaii! 15% spa discount. Kids 17 & younger stay FREE.

Cruises

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Tours


  • 2018: Hawaiian Islands (8140)

    From $2,369.00 (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 Summer 2018

    From $3,450.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2018Develop an unforgettable connection with nature.

Packages


  • Kaanapali Beach Hotel

    From $803.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Maui
    Fronting a world- famous beach, this Hawaiian resort provides families and honeymooners with a charming setting to create lifelong vacation memories.


  • Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay

    From $675.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Kailua-Kona
    Mountain View. Best Offers from Marriott Hawaii! Daily continental breakfast for two. 15% off Ho'ola Spa services. Kids 17 & younger stay FREE.

Cruises

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