Hawaii is the 50th state of the United States of America. Situated nearly at the center of the north Pacific Ocean, Hawaii marks the northeast corner of Polynesia. While it was once a major hub for the whaling, sugar and pineapple industries, it is now economically dependent on tourism and the U.S. military. The natural beauty of the islands continues to be one of Hawaii's greatest assets. Honolulu is the state's capital, largest city, and cultural hub. Hawaiian and English are the official languages of Hawaii - Wikitravel.

The Hawaiian chain of islands are a travellers paradise! The white sand beaches, mountains and turquoise waters have drawn people here for years. For those interested in geology it’s active volcano on the ‘Big Island’ is a must see! These pictures may offer you some ideals or inspiration to visit yourself!

“Mount Kilauea spilled glowing lava like cords of orange neon-lighting from seemingly nowhere. In the blackness that engulfed the night, electric heat lit flowing streams that fell into the sea, disappearing in a cloud of steam with a sizzling splash” - Author Unknown

“Hawaii is the island of big dreams for both islanders and guests. Those dreams born in paradise can, indeed come true.”   - Sharon Linnea

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