Hawaii's diverse natural scenery, warm tropical climate, abundance of public beaches, oceanic surroundings, and active volcanoes make it a popular destination for tourists, surfers, biologists, and volcanologists alike. Due to its mid-Pacific location, Hawaii has many North American and Asian influences along with its own vibrant native culture. Hawaii has over a million permanent residents along with many visitors and U.S. military personnel. Its capital is Honolulu on the island of O'ahu.

Hawaii's climate is typical for the tropics, although temperatures and humidity tend to be a bit less extreme due to near-constant trade winds from the east. Summer highs are usually in the upper 80s °F, (around 31 °C) during the day and mid 70s, (around 24 °C) at night. Winter day temperatures are usually in the low to mid 80s, (around 28 °C) and (at low elevation) seldom dipping below the mid 60s (18 °C) at night. Snow, not usually associated with the tropics, falls at 4,205 metres (13,796 ft) on Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa on the Big Island in some winter months. Snow rarely falls on Haleakala. Mount Wai?ale?ale, on Kaua?i, has the second highest average annual rainfall on Earth, about 460 inches (11,684.0 mm). Most of Hawaii has only two seasons: the dry season from May to October, and the wet season from October to April.

Hawaii is one of four states, besides the original thirteen, that were independent prior to becoming part of the United States

The Kingdom of Hawaii was sovereign from 1810 until 1893 when the monarchy was overthrown by resident American (and some European) businessmen. It was an independent republic from 1894 until 1898, when it was annexed by the United States as a territory, becoming a state in 1959.

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Cruises

Tours

  • 4 Day Big Island Extension 2017

    Tour OverviewAdd this independent, specially priced extension after your Two Islander Tour or Three Islander Tour.The "Big Island" is larger than all of the other Hawaiian Islands combined! There's so much to see...

  • GLOBUS 2017: Cruising Hawaii's Paradise with Sheraton Princess Kaiulani (EN)

    From $2,489.00 (USD)

    Sail through the breathtaking scenery of the Hawaiian Islands on this magical vacation. The highlight of this Hawaii cruise tour is a 7-night cruise around the Hawaiian Islands aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Pride of America.

  • Hawaiian Explorer First Class 2017

    From $2,950.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2017See the soft sands of Waikiki Beach recede to tropical forests and the world's largest volcano, Mauna Loa, on this relaxed exploration of Oahu, Hawaii and Maui.

  • Best of Hawaii Moderate 2017

    From $3,295.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2017Dramatic scenery is just one of the highlights on this Hawaiian trip, that takes in the best of vibrant Waikiki, exotic Kailua-Kona and stunning Kaanapali Beach.

  • GLOBUS 2017: Cruising Hawaii's Paradise with Sheraton Waikiki (ENO)

    From $2,599.00 (USD)

    Sail through the breathtaking scenery of the Hawaiian Islands on this magical vacation. The highlight of this Hawaii cruise tour is a 7-night cruise around the Hawaiian Islands aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Pride of America.

  • 10 Day Three Islander 2017

    From $3,895.00 (USD)

    Tour OverviewLeave home for Honolulu, Oahu - one of the single most dreamed-of vacation spots in the world. Waikiki Beach! Three nights to enjoy all the wonders of Oahu, including your hotel, Hyatt Regency Waikiki, fronting the ocean.

  • GLOBUS 2017: Best of the Hawaiian Islands (EW)

    From $3,209.00 (USD)

    Whether you're looking to renew your spirit, explore historic sights, or experience breathtaking natural beauty, this Hawaii tour is sure to delight.

  • Hawaiian Discovery First Class 2017

    From $3,775.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2017Awe-inspiring volcanoes, royal beaches and the Waimea Canyon mark your progress, on this laid-back journey of discovery of Oahu, Hawaii, Maui and Kauai.You'll enjoy Insider moments like...

  • Best of Hawaii Premier 2017

    From $3,795.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2017Dramatic scenery is just one of the highlights on this Hawaiian trip, that takes in the best of vibrant Waikiki, exotic Kailua-Kona and stunning Kaanapali Beach.

  • GLOBUS 2017: Grand Hawaii Vacation (EK)

    From $4,069.00 (USD)

    Whether you're snorkeling in Hawaii's tranquil waters, admiring the spectacular beauty of Kauai, or just relaxing on the warm sands of Waikiki Beach, no one brings out Hawaii's best like Globus.

Packages

  • Royal Lahaina Resort

    From $969.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Maui
    Exceptional ValuePlease note that some "Value" inclusions may have travel date, duration and/or room category type restrictions.Exceptional Values!Family: Kids 17 and under stay free.

  • Aston Mahana at Kaanapali

    From $354.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Maui
    Facing one of Maui's most picturesque beaches, this fetching retreat offers a comfortable haven ideal for families and couples alike.

  • THE MODERN HONOLULU

    From $1,259.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Oahu
    Exceptional ValuePlease note that some "Value" inclusions may have room type, duration and/or travel date restrictions.Exceptional Values!Family: Kids 17 and under stay free.

  • The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Resort

    From $1,495.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Oahu
    Exceptional ValuePlease note that "Value" inclusions may have date, duration & room type restrictions.Exceptional ValueFamilies: Kids ages 17 and under stay free. Kids ages 5 and under eat free.

  • Hilton Waikoloa Village

    From $1,185.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Waikoloa
    Exceptional Value2013 Winner; Best Staff & Service - Hawaii. Please note that "Value" inclusions may have date, duration & room type restrictions.Exceptional Values!

  • Courtyard King Kamehameha's Kona Beach

    From $1,418.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Kona
    Exceptional ValuePlease note that some "Value" inclusions may have room category, duration and/or travel date restrictions.Exceptional Values!Family: Kids 18 and under stay free.

  • Aston Islander on the Beach

    From $1,029.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Kauai
    Exceptional ValuePlease note that some "Value" inclusions may have date, duration & room type restrictions.Exceptional Values!Family: Kids 17 and under stay free.Extra Value: Free parking.

  • Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort

    From $1,139.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Oahu
    Exceptional ValuePlease note that "Value" inclusions may have travel date, room category and/or duration specific restrictions.Exceptional Values!Families: Kids ages 17 and under stay free.

  • Kauai Marriott Resort

    From $1,389.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Kauai
    Exceptional ValuePlease note that some "Value" inclusions may have date, duration & room type restrictions.Crystal Award Winner: Best Staff & Service, Hawaiian Islands, 2014Exceptional Values!

  • Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Beach

    From $588.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Kailua-Kona
    Makana is the Hawaiian word for gift.

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Cruises

Tours

  • 4 Day Big Island Extension 2017

    Tour OverviewAdd this independent, specially priced extension after your Two Islander Tour or Three Islander Tour.The "Big Island" is larger than all of the other Hawaiian Islands combined! There's so much to see...


  • Best of Hawaii Moderate 2017

    From $3,295.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2017Dramatic scenery is just one of the highlights on this Hawaiian trip, that takes in the best of vibrant Waikiki, exotic Kailua-Kona and stunning Kaanapali Beach.

Packages


  • Aston Mahana at Kaanapali

    From $354.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Maui
    Facing one of Maui's most picturesque beaches, this fetching retreat offers a comfortable haven ideal for families and couples alike.

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