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  • Visit Hawaii

    January 9, 2010 // No Comments »

    Hanalei Town with a view of Mt. Na Molokama, a...
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    Located at the Pacific Ocean near the shores of USA, Japan and Australia is Hawaii, a popular group of islands of United States.  Hawaii is a tropical area and a major place for pineapple, sugar and whaling industries. With a total area of 29,311 square kilometer, a population of 1,211,537 and density of 188.6 square meters, Hawaii is divided into eight major islands, namely Niihau, O’ahu, Maui, Kauai, Lanai, Hawa’I, Moloka’I and Kaho’olawe.

    Touted as one of the most beautiful places in the US, this makes Hawaii as a popular tourist spot for Americans and foreigners alike. Hawaii boasts quite a number of places for tourists to visit such as Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Haleakala National Park, and USS Arizona National Memorial. These are just some of the attractive places to visit in Hawaii.

    Given the close to perfect climate of Hawaii, tourists don’t have to worry much about the weather in planning their visit. Still, it is advisable to check beforehand, since Hawaii is also prone to the occasional storms and tropical cyclones. Tourists could make use of Hawaii environmental news service to get to know more about Hawaii’s climate so they could plan ahead their visit.

    Looking up for specific information about a place such as Hawaii has become easier with the arrival of the Internet. Prospective Hawaii tourists can look up dedicated tourists information and portals that provide Hawaii news and information. This is one of the best ways for tourists to keep themselves updated about the latest information regarding their destinations. These web information portals are definitely helpful in planning the most appropriate time to visit the Hawaii Islands.

    Looking to purchase Hawaii real estate for your perfect vacation Homes, there are many sources to search for all islands.

    So, in planning your Hawaii vacation, checking out site that provides Hawaii local news ensures that you will have the latest information with regards to the perfect tourist season and spots. All major broadcasters such as KHON-TV, KITV and many more TV channels ensure that Hawaii is well connected throughout the islands and the world.

    Tourism is one of the most thriving industries in Hawaii. Aside from the places mentioned above, Na Pali Coast, Hanalei Bay, Kilauea, Grand Canyon, Poipu Beach, Wailua Falls and Waimea Canyon are also popular Hawaii tourist spots. Hawaii’s tourists could usually enjoy a variety of water sports such as kayaking, snorkeling and diving. There are also land activities available such as trekking, hiking and horse riding. Another a must activity is island hopping, where visitors could see and experience the ultimate Hawaiian Islands.

    So, get started and plan your wonderful Hawaiian vacation. This will definitely be one of the most memorable trips that ensure quality time within the beautiful Hawaii Islands.

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    Wailua River Fun

    December 23, 2009 // No Comments »

    Wailua River Mountain View
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    While not many Kauai homes are located along the Wailua River, the river is one of the longest rivers in the state and is the only navigable river in the Hawaiian Islands. Beginning at the crater of Mount Waialeale, the river runs towards its mouth that meets the Pacific Ocean.  A hub of activity and social life on the island, both locals and tourists can be spotted along the river most days of the year.  The river caters mainly to kayak tours that run up the river.  The tours take participants up into the deeper Kauai forests to explore the waterfalls and natural sights that are hidden the in the lush brush beyond. Boat tours to the Fern Grotto and other water activities like jet skiing, banana boating, and parasailing are also based at the mouth of the Wailua River.

    But besides the variety of activities available on the river, Wailua River has a number of attractions itself.  Halokila Hawaiian Village is one of the biggest sights along the waterway.  The village is a complex of ancient Hawaiian buildings and homes.  A bird refuge also is located along Wailua River and attracts a number of endemic species that are quite frequently spotted by kayakers passing by.  A waterfall referred to by the simple name of “Secret Falls” is also popular for its rope swing and gorgeous vistas.

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