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How to travel Hawaii? Do you plan to travel Hawaii alone?
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Hawaii is the only U.S. state that is far-flung from North America. This state has an archipelago of islets because it has more than 135 islands that spread over 1500 miles. You can easily travel Hawaii by air because of the Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Oahu. This airport is one of the major airports in Hawaii State. This airport entertains all domestic and international flights to and fro Hawaii.
Americans can take direct flights from the U.S. to small islands of Hawaii but people prefer to take direct flights to the main airport and then travel to ancillary islands by cruise or seaplanes. Apart from that Norwegian Jewel and Pride of America provide cruise service to travel Hawaii. Click here for information on travel Europe.
Which places to travel in Hawaii?
Hawaii is a heavenly place and some of its islands are worth visiting. If you love cliff diving and crystal clear deep water that Kauai Island must be your next travel destination. The Napali coast at Kauai features deep-sea cliffs, cataracts and deep valleys. This place also has agricultural terraces where you might smell some tea and rice plants.
Papohaku Beach Park delivers a scenic beauty of white sands, shore froth and turquoise water. This extensive beach park is 10.4 acres long where you can swim, enjoy cocktails from the bar and eat some barbecued meat.
Waikiki Beach in Honolulu has high-rise hotels and vibrant surf beach. Honolulu National Zoo is situated near this beach where you will find all possible species of Komodo dragons. In Maui and island of Hawaii you’ll come across plenty of gushing volcano parks.
Before you travel
Before you travel Hawaii there are certain things you must need to consider. You cannot take along your pets because Hawaii claims itself to be the only rabies-free state of America so it wants to maintain its status. According to research Hawaii has the most endangered species in the world so travelers are not permitted to bring any non-native species of plant or herb because this might disrupt their native ecosystem. Sun-screen lotions can help you prevent sunburn and tan because the sun is blazing in the afternoon.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) of Hawaii makes sure that all the passenger are traveling without prohibited items. These prohibited items include oversized electronics, aerosols more than 100ml, explosive chemicals, and flammable liquids. There are some important documents to double-check before you travel such as the Passport, your Driver’s license, insurance card, and visa.
What to wear? What to buy?
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Now if you are packing your luggage there are certain items you must take along. Hawaii has a tropical climate throughout the year. For the daytime at the beach, you will need a bikini and a pair of shorts. Men can wear beach themed button-down shirts and shorts at the beach while the night climate can be cold so you should bring a couple of jackets and sweaters.
You might need some formal clothes if you want to visit Downtown Honolulu. The Hawaii souk (market) has many traditional things and souvenirs that you will love to buy such as the ukulele, Macadamia nuts, Hawaiian quilt shirts and Kona Coffee.
Most surprising things about visiting Hawaii!
Some surprising facts about Hawaii will amaze you. The volcanoes of Hawaii erupt frequently which causes Hawaii to increase by 42 acres every year. Besides the only rabies-free U.S. state, Hawaii is the only state to commercially grow coffee and vanilla. The vanilla at least takes 4-5 years to grow.
The Hawaiian climate is unpredictable; therefore, both the lowest and highest temperature recorded belongs to Hawaii. If you’re born in Hawaii you won’t be considered Hawaiian unless you have a formal Hawaiian ancestry. You might have wondered why the Hawaii beach looks very tidy. It is because Hawaii’s Government has strict cleanliness policies that include the ban of plastic bags to avoid sea pollution. Many Hollywood movies are filmed in Hawaii because of the scenic beauty it offers.
Hawaiian words to know before vacation
Hawaiian courtesy words can make your life easy because almost every other local there won’t understand your language. The word Aloha in the Hawaiian language is like Bonjour in the French language which means Hello, Good Morning and even Good Evening. Other easy words to remember are enlisted below:
- Mahalo-Thank You
- ‘A’ ole palikir – You’re welcome
- A hui hou – Until we meet again
- Howzit? – How are you?
- Honu – Green sea turtle
Weather in Hawaii
The weather in Hawaii is unpredictable almost all the time. During the daytime the sun is very fierce while the nights are chilly and cold. Hawaii serves a tropical climate throughout the year.
Because of the tropics, Hawaii is the home to many mosquito species like dengue and malaria. Therefore you will need a strong and effective mosquito repellent before you travel. You are also advised to keep your belongings with you in a safe place. There are lifeguards at ever beach who save the lives of drowning people and can restrict tourists from diving in the sea when the sea waves are wild. You must also wear a safety jacket while surfing in the deep sea. Some of the cliffs have rocky bases that you can bump into so before you consider cliff diving reconsider the quality of cliffs that you are on.
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FAQs | Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Time Zone of Hawaii?
Hawaii has itsown time zone that is 10 hours different from the universal time zone.
When is the peak time to visit Hawaii?
From November to February because the weather is moderate and the beach surfs are healthy
Which Cellphone provider can we use to call?
All the U.S. service providers operate in Hawaii but if you’re not from the Americas you can call using roaming service of your local service providers.
Which Internet services will we use?
All the hotels, beaches, coffee shops have free Wi-Fi service.
Are there any Postal Services?
United States Postal Service (USPS) provides very affordable delivery of posts.
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Hawaii is a must-visit place and a decision that you will not regret. Traveling from the Middle East or Asia can be very costly but the destination is worth the travel. Travel Hawaii and increase your travel score!