Get To Know The 8 Major Islands Of Hawaii

Written by on March 24, 2019


It is made up of over 100 islands, however, there are eight main islands that make up the Hawaiian Islands and only seven are inhabited.

Hawaii with its stunning natural beauty is perfect for those who are looking for a relaxing getaway. Not only is it suitable for family or private vacations, but it is also the perfect honeymoon destination.

Since Hawaii consists of several islands, visiting this state means you also get to choose which island you want to visit. It is not easy since each island has equally beautiful yet unique attractions. To help you select which island to visit, you should know what each of them has to offer. There are six mesmerizing Hawaiian islands you can choose for your honeymoon; Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, and the Big Island of Hawaii. All of these islands are filled with luxury five-star hotels and resorts which offer all inclusive honeymoon packages for your convenience.

The island of Maui is famous for its tranquil beaches, exciting wildlife, and extravagant resorts. The main tourist attractions in the island include Lahaina Town, the sacred Kaanapali, and Iao Valley in West Maui; Kapalua and Kahakuloa Town in North Maui; Hana Highway and Hana Town in East Maui; Wailea and Makena in South Maui; and Haleakala Center in Central Maui.

Oahu is known for its water-related attractions as well as its outstanding cultural heritage. You can find many attractive tourist attractions such as Waikiki and Honolulu beaches, the famous Pearl Harbor, the USS Arizona Memorial, Sea Life Park, and Polynesian Cultural Center.

Kauai, on the other hand, is perfect for a couple who loves outdoor activities since this island offers mostly natural attractions such as pristine white beaches and challenging outdoor adventures such as hiking, mountain biking, gliding, kayaking, and fishing at the beautiful places Kauai has. This island is so beautiful that many Hollywood movies are shot here.

If you want a more private honeymoon holiday, Molokai is perfect place to visit. This island is more discreet than the other islands of Hawaii yet it is filled with attractions that are equally beautiful. In Molokai you can visit pineapple plantation at Mauna Loa, Papohaku beach which is the largest white sand beach in the archipelago, and Kalaupapa, a leprosy colony established in 1866.

Many people say that visiting Lanai is like visiting your own private island. This island features stunning natural sceneries, cultural attractions, as well as five-star hotel and resort facilities.

The Big Island of Hawaii offers stunning views you can not find in other places. Rare natural views you can find in the island include the world’s most active volcano Kilauea Crater, black sand beaches which are the result of the volcanic activity, and the rare green sand beach located at Ka Lae.


Source by James Liuh

Also credit to; https://www.thoughtco.com/islands-of-hawaii-1435751

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