Hawaii's Big Island is an unrivalled expression of the power of nature – From the molten magma flowing from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to the snow capped peak of Maunakea and from the green rainforests of the Hamakua Coast to the jet black sands of Punaluu Beach. Stunning scenery awaits.

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Image Source: Hawaii's Big Island Visitor Bureau (BIVB). Twin Rocks at HTBG
Twin Rocks at HTBG
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It's easy to feel awed on Hawaii's Big Island. From the molten magma flowing from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to the snow capped height of Maunakea, from the green rainforests of the Hamakua Coast to the jet black sands of Punaluu Beach. Hawaii's Big Island is an unrivalled expression of the power of nature.

To avoid confusion with the name of the entire state, the island of Hawaii is often called the "Big Island" and what an appropriate name it is. Nearly twice as big as all the other Hawaiian Islands combined, its sheer size can be inspiring. You'll find all but two of the world's climatic zones within this island's shores.

The dramatic size and scope of the largest Hawaiian Island create a microcosm of environments and activities. On this islands vast tableau, you'll find everything from extravagant resorts and incredible golf courses to modest local towns and sacred Hawaiian historical sites, from the birthplace of King Kamehameha I to Hawaii's first missionary church in Historic Kailua Village. With so much to see, it's best to experience the island in small pieces. There is plenty of room on Hawaii's Big Island for your return.

For more information on where to stay and what to do, visit our Big Island directory.

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