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Maui: an immense volcano and a spectacular coastline

Maui is an island of volcanic origin which is formed by two shield volcanoes joined together by a isthmus of flat land. This island, after the Big Island (Hawaii), is the second largest island in the archipelago of the Hawaiian ...

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Niihau: the “Forbidden Island” of the Hawaiian islands

Across the Kaulakohi Channel off Kauai’s west coast lies a dry, barren island: the island of Niihau. This island is 18 miles long and about six miles wide. Its maximum elevation is Mt. Pānī’au (1250 ft; 381 m). The island ...

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Honolulu: the most important tourist destination in Hawaii

Honolulu, is located on the island of Oahu, and is the largest city in the state of Hawaii. The city has in fact about 390,000 inhabitants, which become almost a million if we consider the metropolitan area of the city. ...

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Hawaiian cuisine: Hawaiian food and Hawaiian dishes

AN ANCIENT COOKING METHOD: IMU The most popular traditional cooking method of Hawaiian cuisine was cooking in an “imu”. That is, in an underground oven. To build an “imu”, it is necessary to dig a shallow pit in the ground. ...

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The climate of Hawaii: when to go to Hawaii

The Hawaii are located just south of the Tropic of Cancer, this means that the climate of the islands is sub-tropical, with mild temperatures and slightly marked seasonal excursions. The climate of Hawaii is characterized by the seasonal difference in ...

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Hawaii: volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean

The Hawaiian Islands are an archipelago in the northern Pacific Ocean, which are part of the United States of America, of which they form the 50th state. The islands are of volcanic origin, and are located about 4,000 km west ...

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