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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.

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America’s Best Beaches

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December 29, 2016 by Will McGough

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Where to Get a Taste of Kauai's Emerging Locavore Movement

December 20, 2016 by Will McGough

Kauai isnicknamed the Garden Islandforitslush,fertile land; but you might be surprised to learn that at leastninetypercentof the food consumed here -- and in ... Read More »


Kauai: The 10 Very Best Activities

November 29, 2016 by Will McGough

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5 Ways to Experience Pearl Harbor on the 75th Anniversary

November 08, 2016 by Will McGough

On December 7, 1941 -- about eighteenyears before Hawaii became a U.S. state -- the Japanese launched a surprise attack on the United Statesmilitary stationed ... Read More »

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