The legendary and world famous resort of Hawaii is one of the most prestigious holiday destinations around the world. Hawaii is located in the heart of the Pacific Ocean, is considered to be one of the 50 U.S. state and covers an area about 17 thousand square kilometers.
Moist and pleasant climate areas, savanna and many tropical forests attract tourists from many countries. The largest city of Hawaii are Hilo, Kailua, Kaneohe. The central part of this paradise is considered to be the city of Honolulu.
Famous for many island resorts, unique culture, music, national dress and traditions. Beautiful nature of the tropics, warm, clean ocean, combined with the hospitality of the indigenous people have made this place a dream of many people around the world. And the Hawaiian “aloha”, which means once and greeting and farewell, and express the friendly sentiments in a form of a love, knows almost everyone. The islands are also popular for the large number of fruits and plans growing here- pineapples, bananas and coffee beans.
The history of the islands consists of many thousands of government of various nations. It is known that originally the island was settled by the inhabitants of the Polynesian islands. After the discovery of the islands by James Cook in 1778, of which the islanders and eaten as a vanquished enemy, the islands were part of the kingdom. In 1994 Hawaii became a seperate republic. And in 1959 it turned into the 50th of the United States.
The most famous and populous of the Hawaiian Islands – the island of Oahu. Here, at each corner there is a solid number of attractions: the capital of Honolulu, Waikiki Beach, Hawaii’s kings Iolani Palace with a statue of the founder of the royal Kamehameha dynasty. It is here and it is we are all aware of the same name the film base of Pearl Harbor.
In addition, on the island of Oahu there are a few active volcanoes- Mauna Loa and Kilauea, looking at the eruption of which is sometimes even possible far from the town. At least one of the places which attract guests to the island is the extinct volcano Mauna Kea.
In the city of Hilo is the Lyman Museum, which is known for rare and interesting exhibits of Hawaiian culture.
The Hawaiian Islands are the glory of places where the best beaches in the world for diving and windsurfing. That is why here almost any kind of water sports are developed- surfing, wind-surfing, kate-boarding and much more.
Ask tourists why they go to Hawaii, and the vast majority will answer: for the sake of beaches.And no wonder, since the 50th state of America is proud of its fantastic coastline. Among the most popular beaches are: on the island of Oahu – Waikiki Beach and on the island of Maui – Kaanapali Beach, where theAmerican movie stars love resting. All beaches in Hawaii are public, almost everywhere there are changing cabins, showers and drinking water, which make getting tanned simply a pleasure.
In addition to the beaches, tourists to Hawaii entail more and rare beauty of the underwater world. Hawaiian Islands as a diving area are ranked fourth in the world in popularity. Every year, here come around 60,000 certified divers and another 55,000 are getting trained directly on the islands.Currently in Hawaii there are 60 well-equipped diving centers. Because the islands are of volcanic origin, the underwater world of Hawaii is able to surprise even the seasoned divers. Hardened lava formed a gigantic caves and grottoes, huge arches and columns and an endless maze of tunnels called lava tubes. An incredible variety of corals and over 600 species of tropical fish. The last is just another great characteristic of Hawaii.
Above all there are lots of great gyms in good hotels. Successful U.S. experts on bodybuilding record their video courses in Hawaii. If you relax with the children, then in Hawaii at the hotels, there are special ‘nurseries’. War paint face paint easily washes off – for the boys, making jewelry from tropical flowers – for girls, flying at a UFO (swimming in the transparent air mattresses, which is visible through the bottom of the tropical fish), learning Hawaiian national dances – these are just some of the entertainment offered for your children and if you wish to do the same activities you are always welcome to join them.
Waikiki (in prevode with local means Bubble Water) – one of the most famous beaches in America. The concept of beach included in the huge tourist industry is located on the southern coast of the island of Oahu and is separated from the capital of Honolulu by a channel. Tourist boom began here 100 years ago and now the hosting Waikiki complexes can simultaneously serve about 300 thousand tourists. Hotels here in contrast to the rest of the islands are mostly high-rise buildings. Local people work mostly in tourism, so the fruits, vegetables and souvenirs in the local shops are grown and produced in New Zealand, Philippines, China, but not in Hawaii, which at first glance seems to be ridiculous, but in fact economically justifiable fact .
It is for entertainment why most of the people love going to Vaikiki, preferring it to the other semi-desert islands, coveted honeymooners and lovers of scuba diving. Here you can always get a wonderful tour to Polynesian Cultural Center. The park is located on the northern tip of the island of Oahu and is a collection of seven villages of ethnic SAMOA, NEW ZEALAND, FIJI, HAWAI’I, MARQUESAS, TAIHITI, TONGA.
The village is inhabited by local people in national costumes who are engaged in domestic trades, right here in front of the audience is successfully selling the products of their labor to everyone. Relevant huts, folk dances and ceremonies are always there to surprise you.You can always participate in some of them in you want so. You’ll see how to produce fire without matches, climb a palm tree, open a coconut with one blow. Waiting to get a chance to get involved in kayaking and much more.The evening in the park is ideal for having a long walk by the decorative paths, or canoeing on picturesque canals. When you buy a tour there, then be prepared for 10 or 12-hour journey to all seven villages.