Aloha Hawaii – flower garlands, swaying hips, wonderful surf waves, refreshing pineapple drinks, ancient culture, violent volcanoes and just absolutely amazing people and nature. Hawaii in a nutshell. Taste names like Honolulu, Molokai, Oahu …… that’s how it is watered in the mouth and Paradise is the only thing that comes to mind. The history of the islands is as interesting as it is strange. Who was first? Archaeological finds indicate that the islands were probably first inhabited in the 4th century by Polynesian settlers from the Marquesas Islands, Raiatea and Bora Bora. Today, the population mix is larger. Check countryaah for all cities in the state of Hawaii.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
An entire park dedicated to volcanic activity on the island. A research team is always present and monitors the volcanoes’ activities to update the public on the current situation. In the park you can go on guided tours with Rangers who tell you about what happens in a volcanic eruption. Tours can also be done privately by car, bicycle, on foot or by helicopter.
Snorkeling with Mantor
An evening trip by boat out to the Mantor’s dining area. At Honokohau Harbor, a fast RIB boat is waiting to take you out to sea. The tour goes north and you stop where the guide and the captain have received an indication that the Mantas are there. You spend time floating on the surface with snorkeling equipment to be able to watch the Mantors’ beautiful dance when they eat. The mantas are among the largest sea creatures in existence and the majestic movements bring to mind graceful ballet dancers. Once in a life time experience.
Kayaking early in the morning when the sun has just risen and viewing the island from the sea is a magical experience. The paddling starts from Makena Landing and from the sea you see the top of Haleakala Mountain, Molokini Crater, Pù u Olai, Makena and Wailea coast with surrounding islands. Along the way, there will be a stop for snorkeling on the unique reef formations with underwater caves and swimming turtles. If you are lucky, maybe even dolphins and Mantors swim by.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is located in Hawaii and was founded in 1916. It is the result of 70 million years of volcanism and evolutionary processes that covered the area with a complex and unique ecosystem. The park includes various environments that go from sea level to the top of the earth’s largest volcano, Mauna Loa, 4169 meters high. Kilauea, the world’s most active volcano, gives scientists insight into how new islands are born. The park covers 1,309 km² of land. More than half of the park is declared a wilderness area and offers unusual hiking and camping opportunities. The national park has become a world heritage site for its outstanding natural values.
Apart from Easter Island, Hawaii is further away from land than any other land mass on earth. Hawaii’s highest mountain, Mauna Kea is 4205 m above sea level. but is higher than Mount Everest if measured from the bottom of the Pacific Ocean.
Short for HI by abbreviationfinder, Hawaii has a typical tropical climate. The temperatures are warm all year round and there are small differences between the months. In summer, the temperature often reaches around 31 ° C during the day and 24 ° C at night. In winter the temperature during the day is around 28 ° C and at night 18 ° C.
Yes – must be applied for well in advance.
US Dollar – USD
100USD = 887.64SEK
English and Hawaiian are official languages on the islands.
Mandatory – No compulsory vaccinations are required for entry.
Recommended – Protect yourself from mosquito bites. Contact your vaccination center for personal needs.