Hawaii General Information
One of the most famous archipelagos in the world, honeymoons and weddings in Hawaii enjoy some of the most romantic beaches in the world set against dramatic volcanic backdrops.
The home of surfing, famously friendly people, palm-fringed beaches, the world’s tallest sea mountain and one of the most active volcanoes in the world, Hawaii hotels enjoy some of the best natural scenery anywhere in the world. It also makes a fantastic cruise and multi-centre destination incorporating the US’ West Coast.
Renowned for its spectacular surfing opportunities, Maui has more than 120 miles of coastline with 30 miles of beautiful beaches, with white, red and black sand. Most people live on Oahu with Honolulu and the world famous Waikiki beach. Kauai is noted for the soaring cliffs of Napali Coast to the vast chasms of Waimea Canyon. Boat tours are fantastic ways to appreciate the scenery from Poipu Beach to Hanalei, which can also be mixed with hiking tours to Hawaii Island’s rugged interior.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park – A World Heritage Site
Waimea Canyon State Park
Kaanapali Beach on West Maui
Kaloko-Honokohau National Park
Haleakala National Park
Akaka Falls State Park
When to go to Hawaii
Most of Hawaii has only two seasons – summer, from May to October, and winter, from November to April. With its warm and gentle trade winds, mild temperatures and sunny skies, Hawaii is an ideal holiday destination throughout the year. Generally speaking, Hawaii is tropical. The average temperature in the Islands is about 26.6°C, dropping to about 23.8°C during winter.
Hawaii’s islands of Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui and Hawaii Island can be visited all year round. Hawaii Island, the Big Island, is still growing. Home to one of the world’s most active volcanoes (Kilauea) and is home to Maunakea, the tallest sea mountain in the world at more than 33,000ft. Located on the south end of Wailua River, the 80ft Wailua Falls on Kauai is easily accessible and offers amazing photograph opportunities.
Touring in Hawaii
One of the best ways to see all of these fantastic sights is by a cruise or escorted boat tour, which can access the rugged bays and dramatic pinnacles of rock thrusting from the sea. American Sky’s The Honolulu and San Francisco with Hawaii Cruise offers an amazing way to incorporate the best of the US west coast with the incredible tropical islands of Hawaii.
Hawaii is one of the most popular tropical wedding destinations in the world. Weddings in Hawaii are synonymous with style and romance, known for their incredible backdrops and friendly people.
Planning your holiday to Hawaii in 2013 or 2014
If you are planning a holiday to Hawaii in 2013 or 2014, American Sky can help you to organise your perfect holiday. Call our Hawaii Specialists now.