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Honolulu HI - Overview
enough to be traveling Honolulu doesn't have to give a reason. They can just
say, "We're going to Honolulu," and imagination will take over. Honolulu will
probably live up to and surpass whatever we dream the experience will be.
World-famous beaches and tropical weather set the scene for an amazing mix of
Pacific cultures in this Hawaiian capital. There is a reason why Hawaii is
consistently rated as one of the nation's top travel destinations; in fact,
there are several of them.
Beach is the center of activity for Hawaii's biggest industry: tourism. It is
one of the world's greatest resort playgrounds, featuring some of the most
beautiful beaches and hotels in the world. Visitors flock there to enjoy the
sun, the sand, the water, and the incredible nightlife.
the beaches, visitors to Honolulu take tours of the countryside surrounding the
downtown area. The tours highlight the beautiful rainforests and fascinating
volcanoes. Animal and plant life thrive, and the scenery is unsurpassed. A
five-minute ride from Honolulu brings visitors into some of Nature's most
awe-inspiring sights. Several museums, including the Bishop Museum, combine
exhibits of Hawaiian natural history with lessons about the history and culture
of its diverse peoples.
Aquarium is the third oldest public aquarium in the United States and features
many of Hawaii's most interesting sea animals. The Honolulu Zoo houses some of
the unique mammals, birds, and reptiles that inhabit the forests just outside
The history of
Hawaii is rich, as the islands have always attracted people representing many
cultures. Visitors can tour the Tolani Palace, the residence of the last of the
Hawaiian monarchs. They can also visit Honolulu's Chinatown, which is authentic
in every way. The Arizona Memorial, commemorates the destruction of the
Battleship Arizona during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that brought the
United States into World War II.
exhibits the best of Hawaii in every way. From its incomparable beaches, its
incredible natural preserves, its sophisticated shopping opportunities, to its
fine cuisine and entertainment, there is an endless list of reasons to visit and
to return as often as possible. It is easy to understand why Honolulu attracts
millions of people from around the world. Many visitors have stayed, helping to
make Hawaii one of the most cosmopolitan and diverse vacation destinations in
the United States. The thought of a visit to Honolulu is an experience to be
happily anticipated. The visit itself is a joy to recall.