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Hawaii is an island chain located in the Pacific Ocean. Hawaii is 2,100 miles southwest of the United States' mainland. It is not part of North America, although Hawaii is the 50th state of the United States. It became a state in 1959. Hawaii is the only U.S. state located in Oceania and the only one composed of islands.
Hawaii Travelers' Frequently Asked Questions
When is a good time to visit Hawaii?
Anytime of year is a good time to visit Hawaii. Summer, between April and November, is warmer and drier. Winter, between December and March, is a bit cooler. Trade winds keep things comfortable year-round. Buy an online ticket and visit Hawaii. An electronic ticket offers many advantages. The electronic ticket also provides the same standard assurance as the paper ticket. Electronic tickets are also impossible to lose, unlike paper tickets. No one can steal electronic tickets too, unlike paper tickets. The electronic tickets offer a distinct advantage in this area. With an electronic ticket, one may find it easier to make changes to their travel itinerary.
What should I pack on my trip to Hawaii?
It's warm in Hawaii, so pack your summer attire. You may want to bring a jacket or sweater for the evenings. Bring warmer clothes if you plan on visiting higher elevations. Buy your ticket to Hawaii at the appropriate time. One should book a ticket when you need it. It’s advisable for one to buy a ticket when many people do. That is, two to four months before your flight. Research shows that during this time, you are likely to find the lowest price for your ticket. Fares tend to rise when you are close to your departure date. Book your ticket either through the airline company to get a paper ticket, or book your ticket online to get an electronic ticket.
Do I need my passport to get to Hawaii?
Since Hawaii is the 50th state, you won’t need to bring your passport. That is, unless you’re visiting from outside the United States, or traveling to another country after Hawaii. You also need a ticket. Buy an online ticket and visit Hawaii. One can buy a ticket online by going to a travel website. Select when and where you want to go, and buy the ticket using your credit card. You can also buy a ticket at the airport, although it may be difficult to get an inexpensive ticket there.
What are the different islands of Hawaii?
Hawaii is divided into 8 main islands; tourists need only be concerned with Hawai'i, Maui, and Oahu, which are the 3 main tourist islands. Hawai'i is the biggest of the bunch, and as such has more farmland and more majestic landscapes. Oahu is the most developed and populated island, and is what tourists typically think of when they think of Hawaii, with Waikiki Beach being an incredibly popular destination. Maui lies in between; not too large, and not too developed.