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

  • Hawaii Four Island Adventure Moderate Summer 2018

    From $3,975.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2018Modern American lifestyle meets Polynesian seafaring tradition on this epic adventure across Hawaii's picture-perfect islands where you'll discover Pele's volcanic landscapes, tales of Worl...

  • Best of Hawaii Moderate Summer 2018

    From $3,250.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2018Develop an unforgettable connection with nature.

  • GLOBUS 2018: Cruising Hawaii's Paradise with Sheraton Waikiki (ENO)

    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 Summer 2018

    From $2,895.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2018The highlights of Hawaii-trendy Waikiki, World War II history revealed at Pearl Harbor and live volcanic action at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park-are yours to discover on this island ho...

  • Hawaiian Explorer Moderate Summer 2018

    From $2,750.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2018The highlights of Hawaii-trendy Waikiki, World War II history revealed at Pearl Harbor and live volcanic action at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park-are yours to discover on this island ho...

  • 7 Day Two Islander 2017

    From $2,695.00 (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.

  • Hawaiian Discovery Premier Summer 2018

    From $3,950.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2018Hawaii's spectacular natural splendours-the backdrop for Hollywood Blockbusters-take centre stage on this authentic encounter with active volcanoes, a tropical paradise and underwater wonde...

  • 4 Day Big Island Extension 2018

    From $1,195.00 (USD)

    The "Big Island" is larger than all of the other Hawaiian Islands combined! There's so much to see..

  • Best of Hawaii Premier Summer 2018

    From $3,750.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2018Develop an unforgettable connection with nature.

  • 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 Kona Resort

    From $311.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Kailua-Kona
    Set oceanfront overlooking Kailua Bay in the heart of Kona town, the Royal Kona Resort is within walking distance of restaurants, shops, historical sites and activities.

  • Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu

    From $1,265.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Kauai
    Exceptional ValuePlease note that "Value" offer may have travel date, duration and/or room category restrictions.

  • Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort

    From $1,109.00+ (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.

  • Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii

    From $1,155.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Kohala Coast
    Exceptional ValuePlease note that some "Value Plus" inclusions may have date, duration & room type restrictions.Exceptional Values!Family: Kids 18 and under stay free.

  • Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa

    From $699.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Kauai
    Reminiscent of the grand hotels from Hawaii's golden age, this premiere resort offers a world of invigorating lava rock showers, sparkling pools and manicured gardens in a welcoming open-air se...

  • Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa

    From $1,209.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Maui
    Exceptional ValuePlease note that "Value" inclusions may have date, duration & room type restrictions.Exceptional Values!Families: Kids ages 17 and under stay free.

  • Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui

    From $1,319.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Maui
    Exceptional ValuePlease note that some "Value Plus" inclusions may have date, duration & room type restrictions.Exceptional Values!Family: Kids 18 and under stay free.

  • Sheraton Kauai Resort

    From $1,239.00+ (USD)

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

  • Royal Lahaina Resort

    From $477.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Maui
    Set along a half-mile stretch of Ka'anapali's most exclusive beach, golfers, active travelers and honeymooners will enjoy upscale accommodations amidst a welcoming Hawaiian ambiance.

  • The St. Regis Princeville Resort

    From $2,049.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Kauai
    Exceptional ValuePlease note that some "Value" inclusions may have date, duration & room type restrictions.Exceptional Values!Families: Kids ages 12 and under stay free.

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  • 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 2018: Cruising Hawaii's Paradise with Sheraton Waikiki (ENO)

    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.

Packages


  • Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows

    From $1,075.00+ (USD)

    Destination: Mauna Kea
    Exceptional ValuePlease note that "Value" inclusions mah have travel date, duration and/or room type restrictions.Exceptional Values!

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