Panoramic view of Honolulu on the Hawaiian island of Oahu

Pacific islands of volcanic origin

The Hawaiian Islands are located in the Pacific Ocean, the Pacific Ocean. The Hawaiian group of islands belonging to the USA is known as the “Aloha State”. Hawaii is assigned to the western states of the USA. The capital of the Hawaiian archipelago is Honolulu on the island of Oahu. Hawaiians are known for their friendliness.

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Panoramic view of Honolulu on the Hawaiian island of Oahu

 

Panoramic view of Honolulu on the Hawaiian island of Oahu

In 2019, a total of 1.42 million people were allowed to enjoy life on the Hawaiian Islands. The highest earthquake in the entire archipelago is the Mauna Kea volcano at 14,000 feet (4,205 meters) on the Big Island, Hawaii’s largest island. All of the islands of Hawaii are volcanic in origin. Numerous animal and plant species have already become irretrievably extinct in Hawaii due to human influence. An important goal is to avoid further loss of species on the islands and to remove non-native, introduced species.

Big Island (also called Hawaii)

Big Island (Hawaii) is the largest island in the Hawaiian archipelago in the Pacific. On the Big Island, next to the volcano Mauna Kea, there is another active volcano called ” Kilauea “. Eleven distinct climatic zones have been identified on the Big Island. From dark sandy beaches and desert-like areas to rainforests and mountains with snow-capped peaks. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is located on the largest island of Hawaii.

Kauai

Like the island of Kauai, the visitor imagines a South Seas island. Deep and wide canyons can be found on Kauai, such as the Waimea Canyon. The island is mostly lined with idyllic sandy beaches and romantic bays. Steep cliffs on the coast and thundering waterfalls inland are part of the Kauai landscape.

Waikiki Beach – Beach near Honolulu on the island of Oahu

Lanai

The Hawaiian island of Lanai boasts two luxury vacation resorts and two unique golf courses. Otherwise, Lanai can be described as an idyllic and lonely island.

Molokai

Molokai can be described as a quiet island. The interior of Molokai can be seen as very pristine. There are forest areas and lake landscapes to discover.

Oahu

The offer of the Hawaiian island of Oahu is very rich. There are numerous beautiful sandy beaches available around the island of Oahu. Located on the third largest island of Hawaii is the capital of Hawaii, Honolulu.

Twin Falls – Wailua Falls waterfall on the island of Kauai

Luxurious shopping, good food and partying are all the rage in the capital, Honolulu. Away from the settlements, hiking on Oahu is very possible. The world famous Waikiki Beach is located on Oahu.

Maui

Maui is a gorgeous island. Golfing is possible on Maui on a spectacular golf course. The crater of Haleakala Volcano is located on Maui. The most famous stretch of beach on Maui is “Big Beach” near Makena. Haleakala National Park is located on Maui.

Hawaii attractions

  • Ala Moana Beach Park
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Bernice P Bishop Museum
  • Byodo-In Temple
  • Diamond Head
  • Fort De Russy Military Reservation
  • Haleakalā National Park
  • Halona Blow Hole
  • Hanauma Bay
  • Hawaii Army Museum Society
  • Hawaii State Capitol
  • Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Honokohau Settlement
  • Hulihee Palace
  • ‘Iolani Palace
  • Iao Valley
  • Kalalau Trail
  • Keck Observatory
  • Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge
  • Ko Olina Resort
  • Koko Head
  • Kuhio Beach Park
  • Lava Tree State Monument
  • Liliuokalani Gardens
  • Lyman House Memorial Museum
  • Lyon Arboretum
  • Maui Ocean Center
  • Makana
  • Makapuu Point Light
  • Mission Houses Museum
  • Molokini Island
  • Na Pali Coast State Park
  • National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
  • Nu’Uanu Pali
  • Pacific Tsunami Museum
  • Papohaku Beach
  • Pearl Harbour
  • Poipu Beach Park
  • Polynesian Cultural Center
  • Puu Pehe
  • Rainbow Falls
  • Road to Hana
  • Shangri La Museum
  • USS Arizona Memorial
  • USS Bowfin
  • USS Missouri (BB-63)
  • Waikiki Aquarium
  • Wailea, Hawaii
  • Waimea Canyon
  • Waipio Valley
  • Wet’n’Wild Hawaii

The eight main islands of Hawaii

  • Hawaii – Big Island
  • Kahoolawe
  • Kauai
  • lanai
  • maui
  • Molokai
  • Niihau
  • Oahu

National Parks in Hawaii

  • Haleakala National Park
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Map of Hawaii – USA

The map shows the geographical location of the Hawaiian Islands in relation to each other and the location of the largest cities on the islands. The Hawaiian Islands are located far from the North American continent in the Pacific Ocean. The distance from San Francisco on the west coast of the USA to the Hawaiian Islands is 3,770 kilometers. The land area of ​​the Hawaiian Islands is 16,625 km². Currently, about 1.43 million people live on the Hawaiian Islands combined.