How Tall Are the Mountains of Hawaii?


Hawaii is home to the most majestic and tall mountains in the world. The island of Hawaii, also known as the Big Island, boasts the highest mountain in the state, Mauna Kea, which stands at an impressive 13,803 feet (4,207.3 meters) above sea level. This makes it taller than Mount Everest when … Read more

Learn about the historic Royal Hawaiian Hotel


Waikiki Beach is home to the Royal Hawaiian, which is a Historic Hotel that beckons visitors from all over the world with its iconic grandeur, unrivaled authentic Hawaiian friendliness, and tribute to older times. Learn about the history of this resort to understand why Hawaii and the rest of the world hold … Read more

Learn about the Papakolea Green Sand Beach


Papakolea Beach, sometimes referred to as Green Sand Beach or Mahana Beach, is a green sand beach on the Hawaiian island of Hawai’i that is close to South Point in the Kaʻū area. It is one of only four unique green sand beaches in the world, along with: Hornindalsvatnet in Norway Talofofo … Read more

Learn about the Road to Hana in Maui

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The Road to Hana is famous around the world for the natural splendor of its pristine landscapes and majestic waterfalls. It is without a doubt the island’s most popular attraction.  The picturesque drive lies on Maui’s northeast shore. Technically, the route is known as the Hana Highway, and it is marked on … Read more

Learn about visiting Haleakala National Park in Maui


Haleakala National Park Haleakala National Park is an American national park located on the Hawaiian island of Maui. The park is named after Haleakal, a dormant volcano inside its boundaries, and it encompasses 33,265 acres (52.0 sq mi; 134.6 km2), of which 24,719 acres (38.6 sq mi; 100.0 km2) is forest. At … Read more

Learn the History of Macadamia Nuts in Hawaii

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Hawaii was the site of the world’s first commercial macadamia nut farm. Hawaii and South Africa have the biggest commercial production of macadamia nuts. Macadamia nuts are fruits that come from macadamia trees (a species of evergreen trees indigenous to Australia). Other names for a macadamia nut include bush nut, maroochi nut, … Read more

What are the best biking trails in Hawaii?

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One of the best ways to experience more of Hawaii is by biking there. Hawaii is ranked as the 27th most bicycle-friendly state in the country, however according to the League of American Bicyclists, the state only has one bicycle-friendly town, Honolulu. You can bike along the residential areas around and you … Read more

Where are the red sand beaches in Hawaii?


Hawaii is a state in the Western United States that is separated from the American mainland by nearly 2,000 miles (3,200 km) of the ocean. It is the only U.S. state that is not in North America, the only archipelago state, and the only one that is in the tropics. There is … Read more

How is black sand formed in Hawaii?


Sand is the result of a variety of processes, including the breakdown of organic wastes like parrotfish excrement and pebbles. Sand is found in a variety of places, sources, and habitats. It is created as rocks erode and weather over decades or even millions of years. The decomposition of rocks, particularly quartz … Read more

What are the major military installations in Hawaii?

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Hawaii’s military industry is one of the larger industries in Hawaii, aside from tourism. The military installations provide people with jobs, especially with infrastructure and businesses being built in the areas for military access. These jobs, some of them high paying technical positions, boost the state’s economy. Most military installations in Hawaii … Read more