Hawaii Travel and Tourism

Travel information for Hawaii

  • Hawaii State Facts General information about Hawaii. Includes state facts, symbols, maps, etc.
  • USS Arizona Memorial – Honolulu The USS Arizona Memorial (USAR) is built over the remains of the sunken battleship USS Arizona, the final resting place for many of the 1,177 crewmen killed on December 7, 1941 when their ship was bombed by the Japanese Naval Forces. This loss of life represents over half of the Americans killed on this "Day of Infamy", the worst naval disaster in American History.
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park – Island of Hawaii The park reflects 70 million years of volcanism, migration and evolution. Its diverse environments range from sea level to the summit of the Earth’s most massive volcano, Mauna Loa, at 13,677 feet.
  • Polynesian Cultural Center – Laie Offers an authentic showcase of 7 Polynesian cultures, an IMAX theater, as well as a spectacular night show and luau.
  • Honolulu Zoo – Honolulu The Honolulu Zoo covers 42 lush, shady acres at the Diamond Head end of Waikiki. The zoo features some special exhibits such as the Nene (the Hawaii state bird), native Hawaiian forest birds, and the highlight of the zoo, the Kabuni Reserve.
  • Sea Life Park – Waimanalo Sea Life Park is a world-class marine attraction perched between the majestic Koolau Mountain Range and breathtaking Makapuu Beach. See dolphins dance, sea lions sing, and penguins perform in this magical place by the sea.
  • Bernice P. Bishop Museum – Honolulu Designated the State Museum on Natural and Cultural History in 1988, Bishop Museum is a place where families can learn about their island heritage and discover the wonders of science through fun, hands-on exhibits and programs.
  • Iao Valley State Park – Maui Scenic viewpoint of Iao Needle, an erosional feature which abruptly rises 1200 feet from the valley floor.
  • National Cemetery of the Pacific(Punchbowl) – Honolulu Few national cemeteries can compete with the dramatic natural setting of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. The "Punchbowl" was formed some 75,000 to 100,000 years ago during the Honolulu period of secondary volcanic activity. A crater resulted from the ejection of hot lava through cracks in the old coral reefs which, at the time, extended to the foot of the Koolau Mountain Range. 39 memorials honor Americas veterans from various organizations-most commemorating soldiers of 20th-century wars, including those killed at Pearl Harbor.