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Each island inHawaiihas its own personality. From the Big Island to the Garden Isle of Kauai and the immaculate beaches of Maui, this cultural melting pot of peoples and ethnicities keeps the aloha spirit alive and well. Witness nature at her most extravagant, from fiery volcanoes to cascading waterfalls. From winding back roads to lush rain forests and orchid-scented botanical gardens.
TheSouth Pacific Islands hold an abundance of natural treasures from the legendary beauty of French Polynesia’s Bora Bora to the diverse, yet singular Polynesian culture. Experience the warmth of the Pacific Spirit. For a taste of the exotic, explore the island nations where life is simple and the customs and rituals of ancient cultures are still revered.
Lahaina & Kahului, Maui, Hawaii – The Hawaiian phrase “Maui No Ka Oi” means “Maui is the best.” You’ll agree, after a visit to the enchanting Valley Isle. Explore the old whaling town of Lahaina and the nearby West Maui Mountains. Discover Kahului, one of Hawaii’s remaining untouched areas. Aside from housing Maui’s only deep water harbor, Kahalui is also where you’ll find the Kahana Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary.
Honolulu (Oahu), Hawaii - Hawaii’s capital is indeed the jewel city of the Pacific. From Diamond Head and the world-famous beaches of Waikiki, to the inspiring memorials of Pearl Harbor and the Punchbowl National Cemetery, to the only royal palace ever constructed on U.S. soil.
Kona, Hawaii – Step on this multi-colored island ringed with miles of bougainvillea and poinsettia and you’ll understand immediately why the royals of Hawaii chose it as their summer residence.
Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia - Formed by two ancient volcanoes and joined at the isthmus of Taravao, Tahiti has had a mysterious allure and still summons up all the romance of the South Pacific as a tropical paradise. Papeete, Tahiti’s capital, is French Polynesia’s only real city with hills rising abruptly behind the town, Papeete stretches along the waterfront for about a mile
Moorea, Polynesia - Tahiti’s heart-shaped sister island Moorea is located only nine miles across the Sea of the Moon from Tahiti. Discover the life cycle of the precious black pearl at a local pearl farm on this magical Island that is the best-kept secret of the trio of famous French Polynesian islands. Picture perfect lagoons and gleaming white beaches are surrounded by jagged mountains and volcanic spires.
Bora Bora, French Polynesia - Bora Bora is everyone’s idea of a South Pacific island. Mere superlatives cannot adequately describe the spectacular beauty of its emerald- green hills and crystalline blue lagoons. The island’s major community is Vaitape Village with an abundance of shops and boutiques. Scattered across Bora Bora are a number of marae ruins, ancient Polynesian temples that are worth visiting.
Suva, Fiji - Fiji is one of the South Pacific’s most hospitable countries and a holiday destination that has much to offer. Suva, a multiracial city, is the pulsing heart of the South Pacific. It sits on a hilly peninsula in the southeast corner of Viti Levu Island, the largest in the Fijian Archipelago. The town is backed by lush, dark green hills.