Located in the center of the Pacific Ocean, far from continents and air pollution, the Big Island of Hawaii has the world’s clearest skies. So clear, in fact, that many of the world’s most powerful telescopes are located on the summit of Mauna Kea, nearly 14,000ft above sea level.
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Located on the slopes of Kohala mountain, Hawi is an eclectic Big Island community with a rich history. The town has become a popular tourist destination in recent years due to its unconventional shops, ‘ono restaurants and beautiful scenery.
The area where Hawi is now...
It may surprise some, but the Aloha State is no stranger to freezing temperatures, snowfall and even blizzards. Fortunately, Hawaiian snow is confined to the winter months on the islands’ highest peaks.
The Big Island’s volcanoes are one of Hawaii’s most unique attractions. Visitors to the island can find historic lava flows, volcanic caves, active vents and orange lava lakes from only a short distance away.
Whale watching season goes from December to April in Hawaii, and there are several ways to see these beautiful creatures as they migrate from Alaska to Hawaii each year.