Learn the Hawaiian Islands by Name
Hawaiian Geography is composed of a chain of over 20 islands with unique and world famous Hawaiian beaches. Hawaii's primary economic industry is tourism primarily due to the Hawaiian Islands lush beauty and year-round mild temperatures and prestine landscapes. Each of the Hawaiian Islands is known to locals and visitors alike by the meanings of the names for each island. (posted below) It might be easier to remember The Hawaiian Islands by name this way. Another method for recalling them may be to use the first letters of each island to create a sudaname such as: (in geograpical order) that's: KOMMLaHaNi
(O) Oahu (The Gathering Place)
(M) Maui (The Valley Isle)
(M) Molokai (The Friendly Isle)
(La) Lanai (The Pineapple Isle)
(Ha) Hawaii (The Big Island)
(Ni) Niihau (The Forbidden Isle)
Kauai is a lush green island with long beaches and large gardens and is the oldest Hawaiian island.
Oahu is the most populated Hawaiian island, and also the most frequently visited. There are many historic military sites and of course many beautiful beaches and hotels.
In Maui there is plenty of nightlife to accompany the days pursuit of gorgeous beaches and huge volcanic craters.
Molokai is a small, quiet island with long, empty beaches. Home of Father Damiens famous leper colony.
Lanai is a very small and quiet island. Lanai is the ultimate hideaway - good for relaxing.
The Big Island is the newest and largest of the Hawaiian Islands. It boasts black, green, and white sand beaches; one of the most active volcanoes in the world; and 11 of the worlds 13 climates. It even snows here on the mountains.
Unless invited you cannot stay on this tiny island.
Volcanos in Hawaii are quite the attraction especially at night when the sky and ocean light up with the worlds most active Volcano located at Kilauea.