Aloha State of Mind

A natural paradise that offers perfect beaches, majestic volcanoes, glorious rainforests, and an ancient Polynesian culture, it's no wonder that so many who come to Hawaii return again and again. Enjoy papaya and pineapple unlike anything you can taste on the mainland plus slabs of fresh sashimi and artisan craftwork made from local woods like koa, mango, and macadamia nut. Whether you want to take in a breathtaking sunrise hike to Makapu Point, enjoy water sports like surfing, scuba diving, or parasailing, or prefer to lay out on the beach with a Mai Tai, Honolulu provides ample opportunity to relax and enjoy the view.

Honolulu, Hawaii - Coconut Palm Trees with sunset on Waikiki beach frontHawaiian Red Fruits: Passion-fruit, Pomegranates and Cherries on marble counter top

“Kahuna Nui Hale Kealohalani Makua - Love all you see, including yourself.”

Hawaiian Proverb

Honolulu, Hawaii - Carved Tiki Totem Pole on Waikiki Beach

Island Wisdom

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    Hawaii has the most multi-ethnic population in the United States. More than 20% of Hawaiians claim a mixed background.

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    If you ask for directions in Honolulu expect a unique answer. Locals will use “makai” to direct you towards the sea and “mauka” to send you towards the mountains.

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    Iolani Palace in downtown Honolulu is the only royal palace in the United States.

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Duke's
If it's vittles by the sea you're after, look no further than the iconic seaside institution, Duke's. Named for Duke Kahanamoku, the father of modern surfing, it's the perfect place to enjoy an umbrella drink, some surf 'n' turf, and a hunk of hula pie.
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Snorkel Hanauma Bay
Crystal clear waters. 400 species of fish and green turtles. Living coral. This unique marine ecosystem on the side of an extinct volcano makes for perfect snorkeling. So grab some fins, a mask, and dive right in.
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Diamond Head
Take a short easy climb up to this extinct volcano crater formed 150,000 years ago. The crest offers some of the best views of the Honolulu coastline, the Pacific, and the mountainous interiors of Oahu. #diamondhead
Honolulu, Hawaii - Snorkel Coral Gardens