Few places satisfy the urge for a carefree tropical vacation like the islands of Hawaii. Indeed, the 50th state’s stunning beauty is no secret – nowhere else in the United States boasts the combination of white-sand beaches, lush green landscapes, pounding surf, and rich culture of these far-flung Pacific islands. But what’s less well known, especially for first-time visitors, is that there’s a lot more to the state than Oahu’s Waikiki Beach. In fact, of the eight major islands in Hawaii, six (Maui, Kauai, Big Island, Lanai, Oahu, Molokai) are primed for tourists, each with different reasons to visit, from ecotourism and active volcanoes to beaches and nightlife.
What's New in Hawaii
July 18, 2014 by Christine Wei
There's no excuse like being on vacation to indulge in decadent dishes that you'd feel guilty about tucking into at home, right? Plus, eating local is part of ... Read More »
July 14, 2014 by Jill K. Robinson
There's no time like a warm summer to hop on your bike and see how far you can go. When you're exploring a new city, cycling is also a great way to cover more ... Read More »
July 14, 2014 by Amy Sherman
Waikiki, the prime location choice for travelers to Oahu, was once dominated by large expensive hotels and budget bare-bones ones. But in recent years, several ... Read More »
June 26, 2014 by ShermansTravel Editorial Staff
No summer is complete without a trip to the beach. But instead of the typical best-of roundup, we decided to do something a little different: We had the ... Read More »
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